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AYA Whirly Ball

November 17, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Maple Grove

Adolescent and Young Adult oncology patients and a guest are invited to join us at a Minnesota Twins game.

AYA MN Wild Game

November 14, 2017, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., St Paul

Cheer on the Wild hockey team as they go against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Excel Energy Center.

AYA PABS PACKS Volunteering Opportunity

November 10, 2017, 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Started by two teenage patients from Children's Minnesota, this non-profit distributes backpacks with goodies to teenage patients in hospitals around the Twin Cities. Come volunteer to help fill this bags and help make this tough experience a little easier on others. Bring your family and friends to help out with this great organization! Please contact Jacqueline for more details or to RSVP at 612-813-7141 or at [email protected].

Tim Hortons

This year, the annual Tim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign will run from September 18th to 22nd in participating Restaurants. During the campaign, Guests in the greater Twin Cities area can indulge in a decadent, freshly baked chocolate chunk Smile Cookie for $1 plus applicable taxes, and Tim Hortons will donate the full $1 from each cookie to Children's Minnesota.

AYA Look Good, Feel Better Workshop

October 18, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Minneapolis

 Join other AYA Oncology patients to help learn how to look and feel your best during and after treatment. Look Good Feel Better is a public service program created by the Look Good Feel Better Foundation, the American Cancer Society, and the Professional Beauty Association to help girls and guys deal with the appearance, health, and social side effects of cancer treatment. LGFB includes lessons on skin care, cosmetics, wigs, hair wraps, and hats, accessories, and styling, helping young people with cancer to find some normalcy in a life that is by no means normal.

AYA Yoga Day

October 7, 2017, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Minnetonka

Join us for an AYA yoga class led by an instructor to help focus your mind and relax your body. There will be snacks and social time followed by the guided yoga session. All levels are welcome!

AYA MN United Soccer Game

September 23, 2017, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., Minneapolis

At Children's Minnesota, we recognize our local team pride and are excited to show our support for our MN United soccer team as they play Dallas! Come join us for a great soccer game.

AYA Paint Day at Gilda’s Club

September 23, 2017, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Minnetonka

Gilda's Club is a Cancer Support Community that offers free emotional support, education, and hope to children and adults impacted by any kind of cancer and those who care for them. More than 3,000 members from 40+ counties take advantage of this program. Please join us for a canvas painting session where you can follow step by step tutorial led by a certified art therapist, or take creative license and make your own original artwork.

Our Care Team

At Children’s Minnesota, we believe your care is a partnership between you, your family and a wide variety of experts in cancer treatment, including physicians, nursing, psychology, social work and more. You’ll have support from dozens of specialists at Children's Minnesota as well as experts in young adult and adult medicine from Allina Health’s Abbott Northwestern Hospital.

Care and Clinical Trials

No matter how you look at it, having cancer is scary. Knowing what to expect will help you feel a little more prepared. Below is brief overview of how things work. Your Children’s Minnesota care team will be there to provide more information, guidance and answers to questions along the way.