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AYA Paint Night at Gilda’s Club

June 9, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Minnetonka

Adolescent and Young Adult oncology patients and a guest are invited to join us for snacks and a guided canvas painting session.

New CAR T-Cell therapy increasing leukemia patient survival rates

Children’s Minnesota is using a new medical therapy known as CAR T-cell therapy that could help kids with acute lymphoblastic leukemia have a better chance of survival.

Sara Bultsma and Dr. Yoav Messinger

Pediatric cancer survivor celebrates her health at Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic 5K

Thirteen years after a leukemia diagnosis, Sara Bultsma remains inspired by the care she received at Children's Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota’s third annual Shine Bright Bash raises more than $400,000 to support Cancer Kids Fund

Minneapolis, Minn. – (September 12, 2016) – More than 400 guests filled the Minneapolis Event Center on Saturday, September 10 for Children’s Minnesota’s Shine Bright Bash, raising more than $400,000 for Children’s Cancer Kids Fund.

KARE-TV: Shine Bright Bash raises funds for cancer and blood disorders program

Dr. Joanna Perkins, hematology-oncology physician at Children’s Minnesota, and cancer survivor Abby Hoyt, sat down with KARE-TV before the 2016 Shine Bright Bash to discuss pediatric cancer and blood disorders.

Miranda Mead

Competitive spirit gets Wayzata runner through meets, cancer treatment

Sixteen-year-old Miranda Mead approached Ewing's sarcoma the same way she does athletics.

Great Clips Cut-a-thon

From Saturday, August 25 – Friday, August 31, Twin Cities area Great Clips franchisees will host the 26th Annual Cut-a-thon, supporting the school re-entry program at Children’s. A portion of the proceeds from each haircut will help kids with cancer or other serious illnesses go back to school with confidence. The school re-entry program helps address the medical and emotional needs of a child returning to school after battling cancer or other serious illnesses. The program helps educate classmates, teachers and parents. Services often include providing resource materials, phone consultations and/or a visit to the school by a child life specialist. Designed for flexibility, the program tailors services to meet the needs of each child and family. Locate the salon nearest to you and call ahead to confirm they’re participating in the Cut-a-Thon. Stylists will also be donating all or a portion of their tips.

Shine Bright Bash

Enjoy a great night out, do some good at Shine Bright Bash

All proceeds from the Parisian-soirée-themed event at the Minneapolis Event Center benefit our cancer and blood disorders program.

Pine Tree Apple Classic 2018

August 2, 2018 7:30 a.m. – August 5, 2018 12 p.m., White Bear Lake

Each year, thousands of children are diagnosed with cancer, severely affecting what many of us take for granted – the ability to have a healthy childhood. The mission of the Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic (PTATC) is to host an annual mixed doubles tennis tournament to raise funds that primarily support research to lessen the suffering caused by childhood cancer. Funds raised benefit the cancer research program at Children’s Minnesota.

pleuropulmonary blastoma PPB

Minnesota girl celebrates final round of PPB chemo

Lainee Balsimo has received treatment at Children's for pleuropulmonary blastoma, a rare form of lung cancer found in 30-50 kids in the U.S. each year.