For the Kids, UF Health Shands Children's Hospital Monthly eNewsletter

July 2017

Meet CMN Ambassador Jack Murray

Ambassador Highlight: Meet Jack

Most sixth graders’ biggest worry is what’s for dinner, or how to convince parents to buy the latest video game. When Jack Murray was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, or AML, at 11 years old, he and his family were focused on something much more important.

Read his story.

Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen is Thursday, July 27, supporting UF Health Shands Children's Hospital.

Miracle Treat Day is Thursday!

In a few short days, Dairy Queen locations across the country will join together to raise money for the kids. On Miracle Treat Day, a portion of proceeds from every Blizzard Treat sold will support the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

This is an all-day event, so stop by one of the locations supporting UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital during regular business hours.

Find a location near you.

West Palm Beach area raises $1M-plus for UF Health Shands Children's Hospital.

West Palm Beach area raises $1M+

Earlier this month, UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital hosted a luncheon honoring all of the West Palm Beach-area partners and celebrating a record-breaking year of fundraising.

Read more here.

Introducing our CMN blog

You can get an inside look at the stories and people who make UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital such a special place.

CMN at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital Blog

Here you’ll find hospital highlights and feature stories, like our #MiraclesInMotion series.

UF Health Office of Development Facebook Page

On Facebook? Follow our page for the latest updates from our CMN program and other UF Health giving initiatives.

Upcoming Campaigns and Events

 

Now through-July 27 | Dairy Queen Miracle Balloon Icon Campaign

Make a donation to CMN Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children's Hospital at your local Dairy Queen and receive $1 or $3 off select menu items. Here is a list of participating stores.

 

July 27 | Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen

On Miracle Treat Day, area participating locations will donate $1 or more from every Blizzard Treat sold to UF Health Shands Children's Hospital. Customers can also purchase a Miracle Balloon Icon at the register. Here is a list of participating stores.

 

Aug. 4-5 | Ace Hardware Miracle Bucket Challenge

Make a $5 donation to UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital for a limited-edition 5-gallon bucket and receive 20 percent off everything that fits in the bucket. Learn more here.

 

Aug. 28-Oct. 1 | Walmart and Sam's Club Miracle Balloon Campaign

Make back-to-school a chance to give back to your local Children's Miracle Network Hospital during this annual campaign.

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital Wish List

We want to make the most of your donation efforts. Here is a list of year-round items that support our pediatric patients while in our care.

Read the wish list.