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Choosing Children’s: Emily Snowberg

Emily remembers many things about her experience at Children's - including reading books, therapy dogs, and volunteers that supported her and her family. Now she's giving back to Children's as a volunteer.

Children’s Minnesota to host holiday bereavement event

We understand that preparing for the holidays can be challenging. The Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Bereavement Advisory Team (BAT), along with Children's Minnesota staff, is hosting "Grieving Through the Holidays," an event to help you connect with other bereaved families who are preparing for the holidays.


Diagnosed with cancer as infant, 2-year-old Aili surviving, thriving

Aili Kleven was diagnosed with stage 3 intermediate-risk neuroblastoma.

A’rrington’s resilient heart

A’rringTon was born with a rare heart condition and spent much of his first year of life at Children’s Minnesota.


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

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

Team Superstars: Christine Cheung

Meet Christine Cheung, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota volunteer.


Children’s Minnesota nurse’s work picture perfect

Get to know Jonathan Matters and find out what inspired his photography project in this week’s Five Question Friday.

“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.

Red-Vested Rockstar: Chuck Fried

Chuck Fried uses his considerable skills as a grandfather to soothe and comfort kids in his role as a Children's volunteer.

Related image for article, Supporters to walk at Mall of America for hydrocephalus awareness

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.