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Iraa in hospital

Children’s Minnesota helps Iraa Shine Bright while battling cancer

Two-year-old Iraa is described by her father, Dr. Pankaj Nagaraj, as an outgoing, bright and fun-loving girl. But it’s hard for kids like Iraa to Shine Bright in the face of cancer or other serious illnesses.

Minnesota Twins players with hospital gowns

Minnesota Twins players bring smiles to patients during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Minnesota Twins players and Twins mascot, T.C. Bear, visited patients at Children's Minnesota on Wednesday, September 11, in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness month and their partnership with Children’s during our Shine Bright for Cancer Kids campaign.

Minnesota Vikings head coach, Mike Zimmer, brings Children’s patient as guest to season-opener game

Many Minnesotans consider themselves Vikings superfans, but 11-year-old Kaden may just be the biggest fan. However, he had yet to watch a regular-season game at U.S. Bank Stadium. On Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, Vikings head coach, Mike Zimmer, invited Kaden to join him at the season opener game against the Atlanta Falcons.

Beating Cancer: RaZyia’s healing journey

RaZyia was just 5 years old when she began complaining of leg pain so intense she couldn’t walk on it or even sleep. After a day in the hospital, the doctor shared the devastating news — “We think it’s cancer.”

Great Clips cut-a-thon: A haircut that makes a difference

The 27th annual Great Clips cut-a-thon will take place from Saturday, August 24, through Friday, August 30. Select Twin Cities Great Clips salons are participating by donating a portion of proceeds from each haircut to support the school re-entry program at Children’s Minnesota.

Introducing the newly named Harper Family Foundation’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Clinic

On May 24, the Harper Family Foundation trustees and their extended family celebrated the official naming of the Harper Family Foundation Cancer and Blood Disorders Clinic.

Color for Kids with Cancer

10 year old MN girl, Adalyn Schulz had it in her heart to raise money for cancer patients. She created a unique hand-drawn coloring book with all things MN. The name of the coloring book is "Color for Kids with Cancer". She is donating 100% of proceeds to Children's Hospital Cancer Kids Fund. She started with a goal of raising $1,000, but the support is so wonderful that she raised her goal to $10,000. She is about 330 books away from reaching her goal and needs your support.

AYA Pasta Cooking Class

February 19, 2019, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Minnetonka

Come learn to make homemade pasta at Gilda's Club Minnetonka! We will be hosting a cooking class where you get to try making spaghetti and ravioli and then enjoy eating the meal with other AYAs. The event is on February 19th and will begin at 6pm and is open to oncology patients age 15-30 as well as a guest in the same age range.

AYA Escape Room Game

February 22, 2019, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Bloomington

Think you've got what it takes to break out of prison? Come try at our Escape Room night on Friday, February 22nd at 7pm at The Escape Game Minneapolis in MOA. Event open to AYA patients age 15-30.

AYA Snow Tubing at Buck Hill

February 17, 2019, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Burnsville

Join us for snow tubing at Buck Hill on Sunday, February 17th beginning at 2:00pm.