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The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation commits $5.5 million to Children’s Minnesota’s neurosciences program

The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation donated $4 million and issued a $1.5 million matching challenge to support North America’s only neurosurgery suite of its kind opening at Children’s Minnesota.

June’s journey: Children’s Minnesota’s Neurosurgery Program helps stop a little girl’s seizures

June battled seizures most of her life until the Children's Minnesota Neurosurgery team helped stop them from happening. This November, June’s family wants to share her story during National Epilepsy Awareness Month.

Nothing stops Sloan: from a brain tumor to a national competition before age 9

Sloan is one of nine students selected as a finalist in her age category for the National Braille Challenge. Very impressive, especially when you consider Sloan’s been living with a brain tumor most of her young life.

Eight neurosurgeries by age 3; Xenia’s family is grateful to be at Children’s Minnesota

At only 3 years old, Xenia has required multiple surgeries, including many neurosurgeries. Though there had been some challenges in her case, Xenia's family says they could not have asked for a more compassionate and empathetic team at Children's Minnesota.

Family Advocacy Week 2021 shines a light on the importance of prioritizing kids’ health care

From June 13 to June 18, 50 patients from 40 children’s hospitals across the country gathered virtually for the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) Speak Now For Kids Family Advocacy Week, to raise awareness about the critical role children’s hospitals play in the community. Our 2021 Children’s Minnesota Champion, Sam Jenkins, and his family participated by advocating for funding and programming for children’s hospitals and children with special health care needs in a week of meetings with lawmakers.

How to “rock” a brain tumor: Tate’s story of recovery

After months of feeling the effects of a concussion, Tate's family brought him to see a neurologist where they found out he had a brain tumor. Learn more about his recovery here.

Duck Drive Fore Kids

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Coon Rapids

The first annual Aflac Charity Golf Event, Duck Drive Fore Kids, will be held on August 18th at Bunker Hill Golf Club in Coon Rapids. A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit Children's Hospitals Neuroscience Program, specifically the NeuroBlate Laser.

Famous Dave’s Wilbur Cares Party

January 28, 2017 4 p.m. – January 23, 2016 8 p.m., Minneapolis

Join us on January 28 for the 2017 Wilbur Cares Party, hosted by the Famous Dave’s Jazz Club in Calhoun Square! This event will feature live music, a silent auction, balloon pop and their famous BBQ! All proceeds from the party will contribute to Famous Dave’s pledge of $50,000 to fund a private patient room in the Karen and George Benz Family Pediatric Neuroscience Center inside Children’s – St. Paul. The Neuroscience Center brings Children’s expertise together under one roof so that kids with brain injuries and other neurological illnesses can benefit from the seamless and integrated care needed to treat these complex disorders. The private patient rooms allow families to stay close during their child’s stay, and bring the comforts of home to the hospital setting.