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MINNEAPOLIS – (January 9, 2019) – Children’s Minnesota received a $30,000 grant from PetSmart Charities to support the health care system’s Pets Assisting with Healing program in 2020. The grant will help fund program-related expenses including staffing, pet acquisition, training costs, equipment and supplies.
Children’s Minnesota Foundation announced the appointment of Monique DeWolf to its board of directors.
Children’s Minnesota announced the appointment of five new members to its hospital board of directors, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2020. Joining the hospital board of directors are Matt Bilunas, Linda Hall, Jim Leslie, Jill Schurtz and Carolyn Smallwood.
Children’s Minnesota chief equity and inclusion officer receives award for efforts to support those with sickle cell disease
Honor to be presented during Sickle Cell Foundation of Minnesota annual gala
Children’s Minnesota announces new VP of Human Resources and VP of Strategy, Business Development and Innovation
MINNEAPOLIS (September 23, 2019) – Today, Children’s Minnesota announced two new appointments to its executive leadership team. Effective Sept. 23, Laurin Cathey assumes the role of vice president of human resources (HR) and Serge-Alain Wandji joins as the vice president of strategy, business development and innovation.
Children’s Minnesota receives $500,000 Kohl’s Cares grant to bolster program addressing community health needs for kids
Children’s Minnesota announced it received a $500,000 two-year grant from Kohl’s Cares to support the health system’s Community Connect program, an innovative initiative that goes beyond basic medical care to support the social determinants of health impacting kids.
More exam rooms and soon walk-in appointments at new Children’s clinic
Children’s Minnesota announced two appointments to its executive leadership team. Brenda McCormick was appointed chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance. Jennifer Soderholm was appointed chief development officer and president of the Children’s Minnesota Foundation.
Nearly two thousand participants from across the Twin Cities metro came out Saturday for the second-annual Walk for Amazing, a celebratory fundraising event supporting the many specialty areas at Children’s Minnesota. Energized families, friends, neighbors and coworkers raised more than $320,000 for the state’s largest nonprofit pediatric health system, which serves kids and their families throughout the Upper Midwest.