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Stories that appear in the monthly “For the Kids” eNewsletter.

DM at FSU shatters goal

DM at FSU shatters goal

Published: Feb 27th, 2017

DM at FSU held another incredibly successful event on Feb. 24-25, raising $1,830,167.28, shattering their public goal of $1.7 million.

Through Child Life, a different approach to care

Published: Feb 27th, 2017

Completely funded by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, the Child Life program is often the difference-maker for pediatric patients.

Ride for Miracles happening March 4

Ride for Miracles happening March 4

Published: Feb 27th, 2017

For those in the Tallahassee area (or anyone who is interested in a fun, outdoor event), the annual Ride for Miracles ATV Trail Ride and Poker Run takes place Saturday, March 4.

Dance Marathon season has arrived

Dance Marathon season has arrived

Published: Feb 27th, 2017

After months of planning, two more organizations will hold their annual Dance Marathons in the coming months

IHOP Miracle Balloon Campaign kicks off Feb. 1

IHOP Miracle Balloon Campaign kicks off Feb. 1

Published: Jan 27th, 2017

The annual IHOP Miracle Balloon Campaign starts Feb. 1 at IHOP restaurants, culminating in the always-popular National Pancake Day on March 7.

Mark your calendar, get set, hike!

Published: Jan 26th, 2017

Please join us for the inaugural Celebrity Gridiron Challenge on Sunday, April 9.

Ambassador Highlight: Meet Arden

Published: Jan 26th, 2017

Arden was born prematurely at 32 weeks, becoming extremely ill at just 6 weeks old. Doctors in the UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit discovered that her heart had grown to take up 75 percent of her chest cavity and was crushing her lungs.

Pinellas County Gator Club holds toy drive

Published: Dec 20th, 2016

Thank you to the Pinellas County Gator Club for donating toys for patients at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital!

A very festive Festival of Trees

Published: Dec 20th, 2016

The event raised nearly $50,000 and spread awareness of our mission to support our local children’s hospital.

Renovated NICU Open House photos

Renovated NICU Open House photos

Published: Dec 20th, 2016

A few months ago, we opened our doors to the newly renovated neonatal intensive care unit at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital.