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Using birthdays to fund for good: Ben’s super birthday fundraiser

Ben Gervais is a husband, father and huge supporter of Children’s Minnesota. So, it was no surprise that he decided to dedicate his birthday to raise funds for our mission: Caring for the most amazing people on earth—Kids!

Addie makes hand-drawn coloring books to raise money for Children’s Minnesota

Addie's hand-drawn coloring book, called “Color for Kids with Cancer,” has raised $22,710 for the Cancer Kids Fund at Children's Minnesota.

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Teaching your kids about giving back

The holidays are a great time of year to teach children about the importance of giving back, which is a value they will have throughout their lives.

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Minnesota Twins players bring smiles to patients during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Minnesota Twins players and Twins mascot, T.C. Bear, visited patients at Children's Minnesota on Wednesday, September 11, in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness month and their partnership with Children’s during our Shine Bright for Cancer Kids campaign.

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Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise hosts skating party for Children’s Minnesota patients

Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise and his wife, Alisha, hosted a skating party for a group of Children’s Minnesota patients on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at TRIA Rink in downtown St. Paul. All patients, ranging from ages 9 to 17, who skated with Parise have a passion for hockey and play the sport themselves.

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Star Studio, our in-house TV channel, brings joy to patients

It can be hard to feel like a kid when you’re in the hospital. That’s where Star Studio comes in.

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For a boy with a mysterious bug bite, child life specialists made all the difference

When a mysterious bug bite brought Johnny into Children's Minnesota, a team of physicians and child life specialists became a bright spot in his story.

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Children’s RN helps fellow runner at Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon

Angie's goal was to finish the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon in under 2 hours. When she needed a boost, she found a beacon in the form of a gold cape.

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Even a spine tumor can’t stop Mia from living her life to the fullest

At 11 years old, Mia was a normal, active kid. When doctors found a tumor on her spine and she was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma, everything changed.

Related image for article, Battling leukemia, Camber’s resilience shines as bright as her smile

Battling leukemia, Camber’s resilience shines as bright as her smile

Camber has overcome many challenges since being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and continues to take every day in stride.