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Ambassador Highlight: Meet Danny

Jan 28th, 2016

Born in the Bahamas, Danny was diagnosed with dysplastic kidneys, a kidney malformation that happened during fetal development. When doctors told his mom Dominique his diagnosis, they said they could do no more than make Danny comfortable with what they had.

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With Your Help

Jan 28th, 2016

Ten years have passed since the last significant renovation for UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital neonatal intensive care unit. Now, the space is growing to match increased demand for services.

10 years of healing hearts

Jan 28th, 2016

For a decade, more than 2,000 patients have received expert care from the UF Health Congenital Heart Center.

Dance Marathon at Florida State University makes a Statement

Jan 28th, 2016

Dance Marathon at FSU participated in their first ever FLORIDA STATEMENT Day, and in true Seminole tradition set out to "make a statement" on campus and within the Tallahassee community to raise $100,000 for Children's Miracle Network at UF Health Shands Children's Hospital in 26.2 hours.

IHOP National Pancake Day March 8

Jan 28th, 2016

National Pancake Day is more than a month away, but you can satisfy your pancake appetite now all while helping local children.


Physician Spotlight: Dr. Michael Haller

Jan 27th, 2016

Gainesville native Michael Haller, M.D., is completing the transition from student to teacher as the new chief of pediatric endocrinology at the UF College of Medicine. A 2000 graduate of […]

Give a fairy tale ending to 2015 for kids like Wyatt

Give a fairy tale ending to 2015 for kids like Wyatt

Dec 17th, 2015

It's been a magical year at UF Health Shands Children's Hospital, and we've reached many important milestones thanks to your continued support.

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Fun at Festival of Trees

Dec 16th, 2015

The 2015 Festival of Trees ended December 5 with more than 800 visitors attending the holiday event at Tioga Town Center.

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Ambassador Highlight: Meet Izabella

Dec 14th, 2015

At 14 months old, Izabella is one of the youngest patients in the U.S. to receive a heart-lung transplant.

Give a fairy tale ending to 2015

Dec 14th, 2015

If you were planning to make a charitable contribution this year, consider donating before the clock strikes midnight Thursday, Dec. 31.

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