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UF College of Medicine receives gift to support rare genetics disorders research

UF College of Medicine receives gift to support rare genetics disorders research

Published: February 22nd, 2017

Xtraordinary Joy! founder Amy Meacham, M.S., a researcher in the division of hematology and oncology, presented the UF College of Medicine with a check for $30,000 for continued research on rare genetic disorders.

IHOP Miracle Balloon Campaign kicks off Feb. 1

IHOP Miracle Balloon Campaign kicks off Feb. 1

Published: January 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: January 26th, 2017

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

Ambassador Highlight: Meet Arden

Published: January 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: December 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: December 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: December 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.

UF Health Shands valet staff holds No-Shave-November fundraiser

UF Health Shands valet staff holds No-Shave-November fundraiser

Published: December 20th, 2016

What began as a small idea became a successful, if unconventional, fundraiser by the UF Health Shands valet staff.

The best gift — spreading joy!

The best gift — spreading joy!

Published: December 20th, 2016

You can help us bring even more smiles this holiday season by giving hope and spreading joy.

Ambassador Highlight: Meet McKenna

Published: December 20th, 2016

Just by looking at her, you would never know that McKenna was diagnosed — while still in utero — with multiple complex congenital heart defects.