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Ambassador Highlight: Meet Nick

Ambassador Highlight: Meet Nick

Published: Jun 17th, 2016

Nick Mullen was just 2 years old when he was diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a condition where the heart muscle becomes abnormally thick, making it harder for the heart to pump blood and causing abnormal heart rhythms.

Ambassador Highlight: Meet Alyssa

Published: May 16th, 2016

Born at only 26 weeks and weighing a tiny 1 pound and 4 ounces, Alyssa started fighting for her life right after her birth in the neonatal intensive care unit at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital.

Ambassador Highlight: Meet Reilly

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

By the time Reilly was 6 months old, he had undergone two open-heart surgeries to repair his congenital heart defect.

Ambassador Highlight: Meet Tori

Published: Mar 24th, 2016

Two summers ago, Tori Boyton’s mom, Kimberly, noticed a mark on Tori’s head that grew from a small, red spot into a larger bump

Ambassador Highlight: Meet Ava

Published: Feb 29th, 2016

In October 2010, 8-year-old Ava Mason had unexplained swollen lymph nodes in her neck. Despite initial treatment, Ava’s lymph nodes continued to grow even larger.

Isabella’s journey

Published: Feb 29th, 2016

During Isabella’s stay at the UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, Children’s Miracle Network assisted the family by making them feel at ease. Watch to learn more about Isabella’s journey.

Izabella Neira is pictured in the Sebastian Ferrero Atrium at UF Health Shands Children's Hospital.

Ambassador Highlight: Meet Izabella

Published: Dec 14th, 2015

At 14 months old, Izabella is one of the youngest patients in the U.S. to receive a heart-lung transplant.

Celebrity Waiter Night 2015

Celebrity Waiter Night 2015

Published: May 15th, 2015

View photos from this year’s event!

Meet Ambassador Child Grayson Irwin

Meet Ambassador Child Grayson Irwin

Published: Oct 10th, 2014

Grayson Irwin was a happy, content baby who loved to laugh and rarely cried. It wasn’t until he turned 11 months that he started exhibiting viral symptoms similar to those […]

UF Health patient named Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Florida Champion

UF Health patient named Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Florida Champion

Published: Apr 22nd, 2014

His body might not always have the energy it needs, but 6-year-old Nathan Ferrell’s fun-loving personality stands in stark contrast to his disease as he faces his unique medical challenge […]