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Music therapy profile: Erinn Frees

We're celebrating Music Therapy Week, and today the spotlight shines on music therapist Erinn Frees.

Related image for article, Surgery before birth saves lives of preemie twins

Surgery before birth saves lives of preemie twins

Sisters Amina and Rania were diagnosed with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, a rare condition that occurs when one twin donates blood to the other while in the womb.

Rebecca and Emily Pierce are 3 years old. (Photo courtesy of Debbie Gillquist)

Preemies to princesses: Thank you, Children’s

Debbie Gillquist says hardly a day passes that her family isn't grateful for Children's quality work, care, compassion and expertise.

The volunteer under Twinkle: Vince Opheim

Have you ever seen Children's mascot Twinkle and wondered who is inside that smiling blue star? Chances are it's Vince Opheim, who has volunteered as Twinkle for nearly six years.

Five Question Friday: Dr. Bruce Bostrom

In this edition of Five Question Friday, we catch up with Bruce Bostrom, MD, as he talks about his involvement with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and his love for Scandinavian folk dancing.

Related image for article, Volunteer shout-out: Kiry Koy

Volunteer shout-out: Kiry Koy

The celebration of our volunteers continues this week with a profile of Kiry Koy.

5 pounds, 10 ounces and 1 year of miracles

Connor Lee Miller, who turns 1 today, was born with a blood clot in his left arm. His mother, Becky, shares his story.

Related image for article, Volunteer shout-out: Jackie Cameron

Volunteer shout-out: Jackie Cameron

Meet Jackie Cameron, a volunteer for six years and a Children’s employee who works as a lead medical scribe in Health Information Management.

Related image for article, Volunteer shout-out: Eric Gustafson

Volunteer shout-out: Eric Gustafson

Gustafson, a Red-Vested Rockstar, has been volunteering at Children’s for almost five years.

Related image for article, Children's Star Gala raises nearly $2.1 million

Children's Star Gala raises nearly $2.1 million

Thanks to the support of generous sponsors, donors, attendees and volunteers, we raised nearly $2.1 million for the Midwest Fetal Care Center.