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‘Pumpkin’ to talk about: CMN Hospitals Ambassadors celebrate Halloween

This year our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals ambassadors treated us to spook-tacular costumes! Image Gallery Hannah enjoyed this year’s Moralloween celebration. Moralloween is Dance Marathon at UF’s annual fall fundraiser… Reilly also got into the Halloween spirit! Bella and her sisters took over the neighborhood as Disney Channel’s Descendants.

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…

Thankful for Take 5

Our friends at Take 5 and Driven Brands raised more than $130,000 for CMN Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. This year’s Take 5 fundraising total was a 64% increase from 2020. Thank you to our Take 5 locations for making a difference for our pediatric patients! Every dollar…

Ambassador Spotlight: Meet Elie

Stomach pain and severe vomiting led Elie to UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. Thanks to one world-renowned specialist, she now enjoys a “normal and healthy” life.

Arts in Medicine holds classes for Ambassador families

This fall, our UF Health Shands Arts In Medicine team offered two 6-week virtual art workshop series for our CMN Ambassador families! These workshops provided Ambassadors and their siblings the opportunity to create artwork alongside other virtual classmates under the direction of UF Health artists-in-residence. CMN Ambassador Evangeline Owens…