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Facebook game can help raise funds for Shands Kids

Play Hospitopia 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 on Jan. 31 to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The game allows the…

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

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 the University of Florida for nearly four years. He is currently receiving chemotherapy. Thanks to Caleb’s Pitch, a nonprofit…

Shands Children’s Hospital seeks funding for Infant CPR Kits

It is critical for parents and family members to know CPR when they have infants with heart conditions. Shands Children’s Hospital at the University of Florida is seeking funding to acquire 300 Infant CPR Anytime Kits. These kits will empower families to take charge of their babies’ health care. Parents…

RITA jump starts lymphedema program with $25,000 grant

In all, RITA has donated $1,001,500 to Shands Jacksonville. In a January ceremony, Research Is The Answer (RITA) presented a check for $100,000 – making this foundation’s total gift to Shands Jacksonville $1,001,500. This includes a $25,000…