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Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic 2020

August 6, 2020 7:30 a.m. – August 9, 2020 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.

Our Fear Never Sleeps: Let Go to Fight for What’s Possible

We are proud to announce the launch of our book “Our Fear Never Sleeps: Let Go to Fight for What’s Possible”. The book describes the story of our journey with our son, Kieran, who was diagnosed with a severe birth defect in utero and given a less than 25% chance of surviving. The team at Children’s Minnesota helped our son not only survive, but thrive.

Children’s Hospital Association announces $743,300 in pledges to Children’s Minnesota

Children's Hospital Association is continuing 90 years of support with record-breaking investments into programs that make a world of difference to Children's Minnesota patients and families.

Children’s Minnesota receives $30,000 grant from PetSmart Charities® to support pet healing program

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.

Walk for Amazing 2020

April 13, 2020 8 a.m. – May 30, 2020 8 p.m.

Register today for Walk for Amazing, a fundraiser for Children’s Minnesota and a celebration of our extended family —our patients, their care teams, siblings, parents and everyone who believes in a brighter future for Minnesota kids. Every year we get together inside U.S. Bank Stadium (home of the Vikings) for a ceremonial walk, inspiring stories and big fun on the field. Because Children’s Minnesota is a nonprofit, we rely on fundraising efforts like these to deliver the excellent health care kids deserve.

Patient family brings bravery to Children’s cardiovascular patients

The Dorsing family donated Bravery Boxes to Children’s Minnesota to honor the life of their son and brother Andrew, who was a cardiovascular patient at Children's.

Addie makes hand-drawn coloring books to raise money for Children’s Minnesota

Addie's hand-drawn coloring book, called “Color for Kids with Cancer,” has raised $22,710 for the Cancer Kids Fund at Children's Minnesota.

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Teaching your kids about giving back

The holidays are a great time of year to teach children about the importance of giving back, which is a value they will have throughout their lives.

Why Children’s Minnesota employees give where they work

Did you know? Children's Minnesota is a non profit that relies on donations of all sizes. Our staff see the difference donations make, which is why many give where they work.

Seeking donations for Children’s clothes drive throughout December

Want to make the holidays a little warmer for our patients and families? Consider giving the gift of clothing during our clothes drive from Dec. 1-31!