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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.

Don’t skip a beat, donate to Team Heart Throbs!

Join Team Heart Throbs in raising funds for Children’s cardiovascular program through the second annual Walk for Amazing.

Chip and Joanna Gaines give to Children’s Minnesota through Team Superstars

The Gaines family donated to Children's Minnesota after hearing Brad and Barb Turgeon's story, two Team Superstars runners.

Nurses Week profile: Tracy Engels, RN, MSN

We’re celebrating Nurses Week by taking the time to recognize the incredible nurses in our lives. Meet Tracy Engels, RN, MSN from the Infant Apnea Program.

Children’s Minnesota nurses join together to Walk for Amazing

Nurses at Children's Minnesota are joining together to support the patients they care for every day at Walk for Amazing.

How often should kids go to the doctor?

Find out why yearly well-child checks are important to your child's cognitive, emotional and social development in addition to their physical health.

Children’s Minnesota honors Ramadan with a ‘donate your lunch’ fundraiser

As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, Children’s Minnesota is organizing events and a ‘donate your lunch’ fundraiser in honor of Ramadan.

Innovation: Children’s Minnesota nurses address critical need through sensory toolkit

Children’s Minnesota nurses positively impact patient experiences for children with autism by using “sensory toolkits.”

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Children’s Book Week – Children’s Minnesota celebrates and promotes reading

We celebrate and promote the joy of reading through community events and many programs that bring books and reading to the kids we care for.

Nurses in Tanzania

Making a global impact: Children’s Minnesota nurses volunteer beyond U.S. borders

We know nurses work tirelessly to make a meaningful difference in their local communities every day. But Angela Olson and Macy Henningsen are two Children’s Minnesota operating room nurses who strive to do even more. Both volunteer with Children’s Surgery International, a nonprofit, on a number of trips abroad to help spread medical knowledge beyond U.S. borders.