For the Kids, UF Health Shands Children's Hospital Monthly eNewsletter

Ambassador Highlight: Meet Amelia

Walking the streets filled with magic at Walt Disney World, lying outside for hours during the day and enjoying playdates at Gigi’s Playhouse, 4-year-old Amelia King was always on the go.

Miracles on Madison celebrates the kids

Last month, Tallahassee celebrated the children served by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital with a downtown, block party-style event at the 2nd annual Miracles on Madison.

Where does my CMN gift go?

Thanks to your ongoing support of CMN Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, we are excited to announce the purchase of new monitor equipment to better serve our pediatric patients.

Publix campaign runs through June 30

During the set campaign dates, miracle coupons will be sold to customers at the registers in exchange for a fixed donation of $1, $3 or $5, all of which benefits CMN Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital.

Walmart, Sam’s Club campaign ends July 7

More than 70 Walmart and Sam’s Club locations in Florida and South Georgia will be fundraising for UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital.

Catch the new CMN Hospitals miniseries, 'Real Moms'

Our very own Amber Ferrell, whose child, Nate, is a patient at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, is part of the cast and shares what it’s like to raise a child with a rare disease.

Check out photos from Marshal's pARTy!

Marshal was an osteosarcoma patient and CMN Ambassador at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital from 2014-2018, and used art in all its forms throughout his battle with the disease.

July 25: Miracle Treat Day

On Miracle Treat Day, $1 or more from every Blizzard Treat sold will be donated from participating Dairy Queen® locations in the Gainesville, Tallahassee and West Palm Beach areas to UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital.

Get more from your local CMN Hospital

You can get an inside look at the stories and people who make UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital such a special place.

CMN at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital Blog

Here you’ll find hospital highlights and feature stories, like our #MiraclesInMotion series.

UF Health Giving Facebook Page

On Facebook? Follow our page for the latest updates from our CMN program and other UF Health giving initiatives.

Join our CMN Hospitals Ambassador program

The CMN Hospitals Ambassador program at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital provides a platform to help families share their incredible stories, helping to further its mission of building awareness and increasing funds for hospitalized children in our community. Complete the form and we will be happy to help you! giving.UFHealth.org/ambassadors.

Upcoming Campaigns and Events

Now through June 28 | Marshal's pARTy exhibit

Now through July 7 | Walmart & Sam's Club campaign

Now through 30 | Publix campaign

July 25 | Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital Wish List

We want to make the most of your donation efforts. View a list of year-round items that support our pediatric patients while in our care.