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“Children’s Pedcast”: Giving season begins at Children’s Minnesota

Annie Waters, the director of annual giving in the foundation at Children's Minnesota, talks about fundraising, philanthropy and how to donate.

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Minnesota boy adopted from China born with ‘beautifully created, imperfect heart’

Tovin Kainz, 4, was born with tetralogy of Fallot, a congenital heart defect.

“Children’s Pedcast”: How Make-A-Wish Minnesota grants wishes

Dr. Joanna Perkins, along with Carleen Crouse of Make-A-Wish Minnesota, talk about the wish-granting process.

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Supporters to walk at Mall of America for hydrocephalus awareness

Hydrocephalus is a chronic condition caused by an excessive buildup of cerebral spinal fluid in the brain.

Minnesota teens make pillowcases for hospitalized kids

Graduating seniors Hannah Bremer and Sophia Schmidt, of Rogers, established the Sweet Dreams Project as freshmen.

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Longtime Children’s employee goes extra mile for kids

Valerie Butterfield, an ITS employee, is running the Twin Cities Marathon as a member of Team Superstars.

6-year-old boy’s first haircut becomes good deed

Six-year-old Odin Bergs made sure his first haircut took on extra meaning.

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Boy honors sister’s life through fundraising, head-shaving event

Brady German raises money for cancer research and shaves his head for the St. Baldrick's Foundation to honor his late sister, Emma.

Couple will run their first marathon on behalf of Children’s

Emily Mahr and Ryan Olson signed up to run the Twin Cities Marathon and fund-raise on behalf of Children’s.

Advice for first-time marathoners from Coach Antonio Vega

Because many Team Superstars runners will be lining up for 26.2 miles for the first time, we asked Antonio a few questions.