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Stories that detail outcomes based on philanthropic efforts. These stories mainly live in the “Your Gift in Action” widget on the homepage and under “Stories of Care.”

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Thank you for transforming lives

Published: Aug 2nd, 2016

Every day, through the generosity of others, our patients experience exceptional care and support, are offered promising new treatments and therapies, and have access to the nation’s best physicians and healthcare professionals. Thank you.

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Your Dance Marathon impact

Published: Aug 2nd, 2016

During 2015-2016, you were part of an effort that raised more than $4 million for the 150,000 patients treated at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. That’s the magic of Dance Marathon ­­­­— the money you helped raise stayed right here in your community.

For this father, longtime giving is personal

For this father, longtime giving is personal

Published: 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.

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Ava and Nick’s excellent tour adventure

Published: Mar 24th, 2016

Did you know our Pediatric E.R. boasts two tropical fish tanks? Or that the Sebastian Ferrero Atrium was designed with our youngest patients in mind? There have been many changes at the children’s hospital over the last several years, thanks to supporters like you.

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Expansion, upgrades at UF Health Proton Therapy Institute announced

Published: Feb 25th, 2016

The UF Health Proton Therapy Institute announced an expansion that will increase the number of cancer patients and the types of cancer it is able to treat.

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UF neurosurgery department becomes College of Medicine’s first named department

Published: Feb 25th, 2016

The department of neurosurgery became the first named department in the UF College of Medicine’s 60-year history, when it was officially named the Lillian S. Wells department of neurosurgery in honor of significant philanthropic support from the Lillian S. Wells Foundation Inc.

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College of Medicine moves into its new home

Published: Feb 25th, 2016

The 95,000-square-foot Harrell Medical Education Building is the UF College of Medicine’s first “true home” in its 59-year history, and it is a dream come true for the many who labored over the project for more than five years.

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With Your Help

Published: Jan 28th, 2016

Ten years have passed since the last significant renovation for UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital neonatal intensive care unit. Now, the space is growing to match increased demand for services.

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Expanding Neonatal Care

Published: Aug 14th, 2014

The neonatal intensive care unit at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital will be undergoing an expansion to grow the number of beds that can accommodate the hospital’s tiniest, most vulnerable patients.

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Improving Pediatric Care

Published: Jul 31st, 2014

Ranked in the top-50 pediatric hospitals in the country in a variety of specialties by US News & World Report, UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital continues to renovate and expand.