The Mighty Blog features stories from around Children’s, as well as health and wellness information for raising healthy kids.

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Resilience in the face of sudden trauma

Westen was coming back from his hockey game with his mom Danielle and older sister Cierra when a drunk driver crashed into them in February 2018. Neither Westen nor Danielle remember the details of the crash, but the aftermath is hard to forget.

Nurses Week Award recipients

Children’s Minnesota nurses receive awards from colleagues and patient families

Many nurses and employees throughout our organization came together to support their colleagues as they were presented with awards for their exceptional service and patient care.

Callen

Why I Walk for Amazing: Callen’s Story

One family shares their son's journey with congenital heart disease and why they Walk for Amazing. Read Callen’s story.

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Caring for children after they leave the neonatal intensive care unit

Caring for babies doesn't end when they graduate from the NICU. Children's Minnesota offers a free follow-up program for at-risk babies.

Minneapolis campus hosts interfaith Ramadan dinner

Children’s Minnesota partnered with its internal Muslim employee resource group to host its second annual Ramadan dinner for more than 100 community members at our Minneapolis campus. The breaking of the fast – known as the iftar -- was a community building opportunity for staff, families, neighbors and local leaders from diverse backgrounds.

Join The Dude and Walk for Amazing!

Register for Walk for Amazing and hang out with The Dude while you support your favorite Children’s program.

Asher’s Dashers is on top of the Walk for Amazing fundraising leaderboard

Walk for Amazing team Asher’s Dashers is topping the leaderboard having raised more than 250 percent of their goal.

Dr. Joseph Lillegard discusses his work in genomics

We asked Dr. Joseph Lillegard, director of research and open fetal surgery, a few questions about his dedicated work in genomics.

Pediatric trauma training brings teams together

The Children's Minnesota Simulation team provides education and training to physicians and clinicians throughout the region.

Children’s Minnesota co-sponsors kid-powered wellness event: ForEverest

We are partnering with CycleHealth to put on a new spring event that offers you a chance to get a taste of what it’s like to climb Mt. Everest.