From the outside, Matty looks like your typical 14-year-old who loves sports, especially hockey. But all his activities had to come to an abrupt stop when he was first diagnosed with ITP, a platelet disorder that can make bleeding from a cut or injury hard to stop.
For 10-year-old Riley and his family, the summer was not the break they were hoping for. In early June, Kacy and Cody got the news that their son had a rare form of Hodgkin’s lymphoma. They were understandably sad and hoping it was all a bad dream. But from the beginning, the family decided they were going to face cancer head on and focus on staying positive.
Naziere “Naz” Evans has been in and out of the hospital more times than he can remember. Each time he was admitted, it was for the same thing – severe pain and anemia requiring transfusion caused by sickle cell disease; a condition that 20-year-old Naz was born with. But he's not letting the disease stop him from pursuing his goals in life.
Children’s Minnesota launches Shine Bright for Kids fundraiser to support children fighting cancer and blood disorders
Donations make a difference in the lives of patients and families who receive care from the largest pediatric cancer and blood disorders program in the Upper Midwest.
Participating Great Clips salons throughout the Twin Cities and western Wisconsin will donate a portion of the proceeds from each haircut to support the school re-entry program at Children's Minnesota.
Tyla and Matt weren’t sure what was possible after they learned their second child Connor was born with significant hearing loss. With the expert care Connor received while getting a cochlear implant at Children’s Minnesota – they knew exactly what to do when their other son, Roman, was also born with significant hearing loss.
Star Gala inspires record-breaking donations to support life-saving resources for Children’s Minnesota cancer and blood disorders program
Star Gala brought business leaders, philanthropists and community members to The Depot in Minneapolis to raise vital funds that will be invested in life-saving resources, wrap-around services for patient families, and cutting-edge cancer and blood disorders research.
The Minnesota Wild celebrated their berth in the 2023 Stanley Cup playoffs by delivering more than 80 custom blankets to Children’s Minnesota.
Roxy’s return: surgical tech postpones retirement to work in North America’s first neurosurgery suite of its kind at Children’s Minnesota
Rather than hanging up her scrubs for good, Roxy decided to continue her career and care for patients in the first neurosurgery suite of its kind on the entire continent.
Saint Paul Winter Carnival ice carvers transform Children’s Minnesota’s patients’ drawings into works of frozen art
Ice carvers created sculptures inspired by the drawings of Children’s Minnesota patients as part of the 137th Saint Paul Winter Carnival.