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Dance Marathon at UF smashes fundraising record, raises more than $700,000 for Shands Kids!

Dance Marathon at UF smashes fundraising record, raises more than $700,000 for Shands Kids!

Published: Nov 8th, 2011

From April 2-3, more than 800 students at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center danced their way into Shands Kids’ hearts to the tune of $713,053.68. This is a new record […]

Fishing for Kids Reels in more than $14,000 for Shands Kids!

Fishing for Kids Reels in more than $14,000 for Shands Kids!

Published: Nov 8th, 2011

The Seventh Annual Fishing for Kids Saltwater Trout Tournament, hosted by Shands Engineering, reeled in more than $14,000 for Children’s Miracle Network at Shands Hospital for Children at the University […]

Dance Marathon at FSU and UF combine to raise nearly $1 Million!

Dance Marathon at FSU and UF combine to raise nearly $1 Million!

Published: Nov 8th, 2011

Rivals Florida State University and the University of Florida learn to put their differences aside when it comes to raising money for Children’s Miracle Network at Shands Children’s Hospital at […]

New Pediatric ER at Shands will enhance Emergency Care for children

New Pediatric ER at Shands will enhance Emergency Care for children

Published: Nov 8th, 2011

Children are not small adults. This is never more evident than when an accident or urgent medical problem arises and parents need fast access to specialized care designed to meet […]

CAMPUS USA Credit Union, making a difference with Shands Kids since 1996

CAMPUS USA Credit Union, making a difference with Shands Kids since 1996

Published: Nov 8th, 2011

On June 21, CAMPUS USA Credit Union presented a check for $889,000 to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Shands Kids in the Shands at the University of Florida Atrium. This […]

Shands Hospital for Children Ranked Among Nation’s Best in New U.S. News Listing

Shands Hospital for Children Ranked Among Nation’s Best in New U.S. News Listing

Published: Nov 8th, 2011

Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida has been recognized among the nation’s best in six medical specialties in the 2011-12 U.S. News Media Group’s Best Children’s Hospitals […]

Family donates house to Shands in memory of their daughter

Family donates house to Shands in memory of their daughter

Published: Nov 8th, 2011

Elissa Schee has a large tattoo on her chest of her daughter’s face. It’s a mother’s way of letting the world know how much joy her daughter, Margay, brought to […]

Pepsi helps Shands Kids with $15,000 grant to Children’s Miracle Network

Pepsi helps Shands Kids with $15,000 grant to Children’s Miracle Network

Published: Nov 8th, 2011

GAINESVILLE – Thanks to a $15,000 grant from Pepsi Beverages Company, Shands Kids will have a new pediatric surgical waiting area to ease their anxiety. Representatives from Pepsi visited Shands […]

Facebook game can help raise funds for Shands Kids

Facebook game can help raise funds for Shands Kids

Published: Nov 8th, 2011

Facebook fans, you can help the kids at Shands Children’s Hospital at the University of Florida by playing the online game Hospitopia. CausePlay, LLC will launch this hospital social game […]

Victor gets a special bed-side visit from three Gator basketball players

Victor gets a special bed-side visit from three Gator basketball players

Published: Nov 3rd, 2011

Victor Wheeler, 19, suffers from recurring rhabdomyosarcoma on one of his kidneys. This is a cancerous tumor found most often in children. Victor has been at Shands Children’s Hospital at […]