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Two girls cuddled in a blanket made by classmates.

Teachers, students and volunteers made 100 fleece blankets for patients

Teachers and students from Crooked Lake Elementary and 30 volunteers made 100 fleece blankets for patients in our hospitals and one of their dear friends battling cancer.

Walk for Amazing with Team Blake

Join Team Blake in raising funds for Children’s programs at Walk for Amazing on June 22 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Overcoming obstacles: Ethen’s journey with speech therapy

Despite hitting all other milestones, Ethen had difficulty with speech and was later diagnosed with a motor speech disorder, apraxia. Read more about his growth journey with Children's speech-language pathologists.

child biking

Injury prevention: Simple tips for playground and bicycle safety

Get simple tips for playground and bicycle safety for the summer from Dr. Gigi Chawla.

Advice for families in the NICU and friends who want to support

Hannah Hill shares tips for families in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and friends that want to support during that difficult time.

Children’s Minnesota recently celebrated National Police Week

Children's Minnesota honored police officers across the nation—as well as our own—by celebrating National Police Week (May 12-18), as well as Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15.

Introducing the newly named Harper Family Foundation’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Clinic

On May 24, the Harper Family Foundation trustees and their extended family celebrated the official naming of the Harper Family Foundation Cancer and Blood Disorders Clinic.

The Yanisch family

Why I Walk for Amazing: Stella and Nora

With two health-affected kids, Stella and Nora, the Yanisch family is gearing up to participate in the second annual Walk for Amazing to be inspired and find community.

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.