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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 […]

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 […]

Shands Jacksonville’s Eastside Clinic renamed in honor of Elizabeth Means

Shands Jacksonville’s Eastside Clinic renamed in honor of Elizabeth Means

Published: Nov 8th, 2011

  On May 11, Shands Jacksonville Medical Center renamed the Eastside Clinic in honor of Elizabeth G. Means — the Elizabeth G. Means Community Health Center. Present at the dedication […]

We Raised Hope for Cancer! Campaign closes after exceeding $55 million campaign goal!

We Raised Hope for Cancer! Campaign closes after exceeding $55 million campaign goal!

Published: Nov 8th, 2011

Thanks to everyone who made a difference in the lives of so many. When we began the Raising Hope for Cancer campaign three years ago, we set a goal to […]

Comfort Keepers Make First Major Gift to Senior Recreation Center

Comfort Keepers Make First Major Gift to Senior Recreation Center

Published: Nov 8th, 2011

Lynn Domenech and Jocelyn Holt, of the in-home senior care company Comfort Keepers, were on hand March 11 as the City of Gainesville/Alachua County Senior Recreation Center “topped out.” Topping […]

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 […]

Center to become a vital hub for Alachua County seniors

Center to become a vital hub for Alachua County seniors

Published: Nov 8th, 2011

The seniors of Alachua County deserve a facility devoted to them that they can be proud off. The Alachua County Senior Recreation Center at Northside Park (5710 N.W. 34th Street) […]