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Children’s Minnesota employees and patients send donations and hope to soldiers in Africa

Children’s Minnesota joined together to write letters to soldiers in Africa and sent over 100 bags filled with Children’s Minnesota items for the soldiers to bring to the orphanages and villages they visit.

Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic 2021

August 5, 2021 7:30 a.m. – August 8, 2021 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.

Book written by mother-daughter duo is meant to inspire and give back

The Bonneur family is making an impact on young kids everywhere – including Children's Minnesota. They recently donated 50 onesies to the NICU, 40 Harper & Hunter LLC., adult face masks, 31 copies of “Everybody Love Your Body” and 19 copies of “No Thank You! No Extra Germs For Me!” Read their story.

Running with her whole heart: Delina’s story

Delina was born with a congenital heart defect known as ventricular septal defect. At age 27, she had surgery at Children's Minnesota to repair it.

Vikings game day turns into delivery day for family

For one family, Vikings game day turned into something very memorable as they welcomed their new baby just before kickoff. Super fan John Olson and Liz Glasser shared their story and experience with Children’s Minnesota with the Minnesota Vikings.

Give to the Cancer Kids Fund through our Shine Bright for Cancer Kids campaign

Help support kids fighting cancer at Children's Minnesota by donating to the Cancer Kids Fund this September during our Shine Bright for Cancer Kids campaign.

Nurses of Color Employee Resource Group donation drive gives back to community

The Children’s Minnesota Nurses of Color (NOC) employee resource group (ERG) organized a donation drive in which 400+ diapers, 70+ packs of baby wipes, 80 rolls of toilet paper and more were donated to help the local community.

Natalie Lu and Yung Lu at the end of the race.

Love at the finish line: A Team Superstars love story

Natalie Lu, quality and patient safety coach at Children’s Minnesota and Team Superstars charity athlete, began a race last fall like any other. At the end, Natalie was given a life-changing surprise.

Virtual Walk for Amazing raises $158,854 for Children’s Minnesota

Walk for Amazing changed from a one-day walk at U.S. Bank Stadium to a virtual event in order to keep families safe while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.