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Feb. 19: Miracles in Color 5K brightens UF

Photo by Dance Marathon at UF. On Saturday, Feb. 19, Dance Marathon at UF will host its third annual Miracles in Color 5K. The course winds through the University of Florida campus and ends at Flavet Field. Throughout the run, participants are doused in colored powder. After five kilometers, participants…

Introducing our 2022 Champion, Beckett Genuardi!

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is excited to announce our 2022 CMN Hospitals Champion, Beckett Genuardi! Throughout the year, Beckett will represent UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital in campaigns with our corporate partners and community events. The 7-year-old embodies the strength and courage of our pediatric patients while also exuding…

Going for Gold: Mark W. Hollmann, M.D.

The year is 1996, and the Georgia Dome is buzzing. Fans and athletes from around the world have migrated to Atlanta and the Summer Olympics for the opportunity of a lifetime. This was the case for Mark W. Hollmann, M.D., University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville alumnus. Sports…

Southwest Georgia Oil Company, Shell partner to fuel the future of pediatric healthcare

Through the annual “Giving Pump” initiative, Southwest Georgia Oil Company, Inc. and Shell raised thousands of dollars earlier this year that benefited Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. From Aug. 1 through Sept. 30, their customers helped raise $5,885.55 for critical pediatric equipment and research funding at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. Each gallon of gas sold…

A hope for a second chance

Susan Bailey has worked in health care over the last three decades, starting as a critical care nurse before becoming a chief executive officer at several hospitals across the United States. But in November 2020, the roles reversed. To this day, she doesn’t remember the helicopter ride that took her…

Year in Review: Local Champion Bailey

Blissful. Bubbly. Bright. There are many ways to describe our 2021 CMN Hospitals Local Champion Bailey Abbott and how she represents UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. Bailey used this year to tell more people about Turner syndrome, a rare chromosome disorder that occurs when a female child…

Celebrating commitment: College DM programs raise more than $1 million in 78.6 hours

Dance Marathon at UF hosted Transform Today and raised $589,484 for UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. Photo by Dance Marathon at UF. 94,320 seconds. 1,572 minutes. 26.2 hours. Our three college Dance Marathon programs raised $1,046,778 for UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital during their respective 26.2 hours of fall fundraising.

Flying high: UF Health helps Tory stick landing

For sisters Demi and Tory Ross, not too many places feel as magical as Walt Disney World. It’s where the girls and their parents travel every year from Tallahassee during the holiday season, a cherished tradition that started soon after Tory’s birth. “We started embracing those things and really having…

Gaming for a good cause

For more than a decade, Extra Life has united gamers in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Since 2009, our Extra Life Shands gamers have picked up their controllers to benefit UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. This year on Extra Life Game Day, held Nov. 6, our 92 registered participants…

CMN Hospitals Ambassadors featured in national TV campaign ‘Help Kids Today’

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals ambassadors for UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, Izabella Neira and Nathan “Nate” Ferrell, are featured in the latest “Help Kids Today” commercials. The commercials are part of a national campaign that features messaging around the need for community support to fund local CMN Hospitals’…