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

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The power of Community Connect during COVID-19

Our Community Connect program is making a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read one resource navigator's heart-warming story.

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!

Walk with us – virtually! – and make a difference for Minnesota kids.

You’re invited to walk, play, climb, dance — whatever gets your heart pumping — and raise money for Children’s Minnesota for our virtual Walk for Amazing event!

Six tips for trampoline safety

If you have a trampoline at home, follow these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics to maintain a safe environment.

Star Gala sponsors stay committed to helping Children’s Minnesota

Thank you to our generous sponsors who are continuing to support Children’s Minnesota Star Gala, even as we informed them of the cancellation of the event. Many sponsors are redirecting their support to our most urgent needs, providing direct relief to our patients and families.

New Employee Resource Support Centers support Children’s Minnesota employees during COVID-19

Children’s Minnesota employees now have access to several new Employee Resource Support Centers (ERSC), providing a safe space to decompress and lean on resources being offered by Child and Family Services during the intense time of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Virtual care services at Children’s Minnesota are rapidly expanding

Children’s Minnesota is responding to changing patient, family and provider needs as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to unfold. In order to offer the best care possible, we are expanding virtual care for specialty services, primary care and inpatient units.

Children’s Minnesota staff explain personal protective equipment through song

Personal protective equipment (PPE) can be scary to kids, that’s why our staff joined together to create a song and music video to put kids’ minds at ease when they see care teams wearing PPE.

How to stay connected when you can’t be together

In order to help families, friends, classmates, and more stay connected, Children’s Minnesota child life specialists have put together a list of helpful suggestions.

Equity in the time of coronavirus

Dr. Marc Gorelick shares how COVID-19 can bring us together, but can be divisive as some choose to put individual interest above the collective good.