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Community partners give back to Children’s Minnesota

Here are four community partners that have recently donated and made a difference in the lives and safety of our patients, their families and our staff.

#GiveAtHomeMN – Give to Children’s Minnesota’s Urgent Needs Fund

#GiveAtHomeMN is a virtual fundraising event taking place May 1-8 for all nonprofits across Minnesota. Children's Minnesota needs you more than ever. COVID-19 has impacted us in many ways, and we need your help to continue to care for the most amazing people on earth—kids!

Using birthdays to fund for good: Ben’s super birthday fundraiser

Ben Gervais is a husband, father and huge supporter of Children’s Minnesota. So, it was no surprise that he decided to dedicate his birthday to raise funds for our mission: Caring for the most amazing people on earth—Kids!

Walk with us – virtually! – and make a difference for Minnesota kids.

You’re invited to walk, play, climb, dance — whatever gets your heart pumping — and raise money for Children’s Minnesota for our virtual Walk for Amazing event!

Star Gala sponsors stay committed to helping Children’s Minnesota

Thank you to our generous sponsors who are continuing to support Children’s Minnesota Star Gala, even as we informed them of the cancellation of the event. Many sponsors are redirecting their support to our most urgent needs, providing direct relief to our patients and families.

Marv’s Trailers & Auto Acceptance

Looking to upgrade your trailer this year? Marv's Trailers & Auto Acceptance is partnering with Children's Minnesota during the COVID-19 crisis to donate $78 from every trailer purchased to support the Urgent Needs Fund. This fund helps direct philanthropic support to programs and care areas in the hospital that need help the most during this unprecedented time.

Children’s Minnesota supply donation center now available

Children’s Minnesota needs your help. We are in need of hard-to-find supplies that help us do what we do best—take care of kids. Learn how and where you can make a donation here.

28th Annual Matthew Mehr Charity Golf Tournament

June 1, 2020, 10 a.m. – 7 a.m., Lakeville

Join us for the 28th annual Matthew Mehr Golf Tournament taking place on Monday, June 1 at the Crystal Lake Golf Club. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Know the Truth Prevention Program of MN Adult and Teen Challenge, and Children's Minnesota's Pulmonary program. The day will include a shot gun at noon, dinner and a silent auction at 5:30 and a chance to make a difference in the lives of kids and families for years to come.

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.