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For the Kids

This monthly newsletter covers the Office of Development’s highlights and happenings related to UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital.

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For the Kids

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Ambassador Highlight: Meet Micha

Aug 11th, 2016

At 13 years old, Micha Wright became an unconventional jeweler. Her route to entrepreneurism and philanthropy began in 2000, when Micha was born three months early.

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Miracle Treat Day magic

Aug 11th, 2016

Thank you for supporting Miracle Treat Day 2016.

Summer golf tournament open for registration

Jul 20th, 2016

Practice your putt for two upcoming golf tournaments this summer, benefitting UF Health Shands Children's Hospital.

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Sheila and Doug Kirk at last year's

Funding hope: Parkinson’s patient on the road again

Apr 28th, 2016

When he was 38 years old, Doug Kirk remembers how things like brushing his teeth or raising his left arm became difficult. He wasn’t able to sleep. Even sitting for extended periods of time proved painful. But this summer, he and his wife Sheila will cycle for more than 450 miles along the scenic southern hills of Iowa.

For this father, longtime giving is personal

For this father, longtime giving is personal

Apr 15th, 2016

In 1968, Barry Wigglesworth's only son was diagnosed with Ebstein anomaly in its severest form, a rare heart defect that is present at birth where the heart valve doesn’t properly close to keep the blood flowing in the right direction.