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A memorable Christmas for kids

A memorable Christmas for kids

Published: Dec 22nd, 2012

When Carldon Lahey went for a walk Jan. 6, 2007, he never could have predicted the outcome. “I received a calling from God that day,” said Lahey. “And I have […]

Gator women’s volleyball team makes 20th annual Thanksgiving visit to Shands Hospital for Children at UF

Gator women’s volleyball team makes 20th annual Thanksgiving visit to Shands Hospital for Children at UF

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

In celebration of Thanksgiving, the University of Florida women’s volleyball team spread a little holiday cheer to pediatric patients at Shands Hospital for Children at UF on Sunday, Nov. 25. […]

Belt Buckle Ball raises more than $17,000 for Shands Hospital for Children at UF

Published: Nov 18th, 2012

The smell of Southern barbecure and the sound of down-home country music rang through The Space at Feather Oaks in Tallahassee on Nov. 2 as more than 200 community members […]

Welcoming children and families

Welcoming children and families

Published: Oct 31st, 2012

Laura Brown, Shands at the University of Florida visitor assistant, greets visitors with smiles and answers at the hospital’s east lobby welcome desk. “I go out of my way to […]

A new grant helps fund childhood cancer research

Published: Oct 1st, 2012

  Hyundai Hope on Wheels awarded University of Florida researcher Wesley Bolch, Ph. D., and his research team a grant of $250,000 to support their pediatric cancer research. Osteosarcoma survivor […]

Radiothon raises more than $100,000 for Shands Hospital for Children at UF

Radiothon raises more than $100,000 for Shands Hospital for Children at UF

Published: Sep 21st, 2012

Radio personalities, Miss Florida, pediatric patients, faculty, staff and community members took over the Shands at the University of Florida atrium and local airwaves Tuesday, raising more than $100,000 to […]

The NASCAR Foundation finalizes donation to pediatric oncology unit

The NASCAR Foundation finalizes donation to pediatric oncology unit

Published: Jul 11th, 2012

  The NASCAR Foundation recently announced that it made a final installment of $100,000 as part of a record donation to Shands Hospital for Children at UF. In partnership with […]

CAMPUS USA Credit Union to donate $1 million to Children’s Miracle Network at Shands Hospital for Children at UF

Published: Jun 26th, 2012

This Thursday, June 28, CAMPUS USA Credit Union will celebrate reaching $1 million in donations to Children’s Miracle Network at Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida. Shands […]

Spring Swamp Dash – Gettin’ Muddy for the Kids!

Spring Swamp Dash – Gettin’ Muddy for the Kids!

Published: Jan 24th, 2012

Why just run a race when you can climb, jump, crawl and mud your way to pushing the boundaries of your own physical endurance? The Swamp Dash & Bash is […]

UF Students enjoying the DM 2011 linedance

Dance Marathon at UF

Published: Jan 24th, 2012

“We don’t want to grow up, We’re for the Shands kids!” This Peter Pan mentality is not rare on college campuses. However, these words refer to Dance Marathon at the […]