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2017 Hall of Fame Inductee Anne Geddes Visits Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Ahead of Diamond Ball
10/20/2017

World-renowned photographer Anne Geddes and her husband, Kel, stopped by Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in October, the day before she was inducted into the Ambassador David M. Walters International Pediatric Hall of Fame at Diamond Ball: An Evening in the Garden. Ms. Geddes is known for her portraits of babies, so naturally, she and her husband visited the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) where they met some of our smallest, most vulnerable patients. The couple spoke to families in the unit, offering their support and words of encouragement...read more

Behind the Bake Stands: A Look at the Inspiration for ‘Bake a Difference’
10/18/2017

For the past three years, the foundation has been excited to Bake a Difference every fall, by using bake sales to bring the community together to raise funds and awareness for the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Comprehensive Epilepsy Program...read more

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Doctor Donates Sculpture in Honor of Patients
10/4/2017

Doctors at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital do more than just save lives. One doctor in particular has combined his two passions in order to create inspiring art. Dr. Santiago Medina is the co-director of Neuroradiology and Brain Imaging at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, but when he is not mapping the brains of young patients, he is using his medical expertise as inspiration to create stainless steel sculptures... read more

 

WALMART CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF PARTNERSHIP HELPING PATIENTS AND FAMILIES AT NICKLAUS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
9/25/2017

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital joins in the celebration of Walmart’s 30-year anniversary as a Children Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) partner, an international non-profit that raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals in the United States... read more

On A Streak: Publix Raises Over $1 Million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Second Year in A Row
8/3/2017

Publix associates and customers in Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties have gone above and beyond for the patients and families of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.  For the second year in a row Publix raised more than $1 million!  During this year’s three... read more

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL OVO PERFORMERS BRING SMILES TO PATIENTS
8/2/2017

The patients and families of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital were in for a laugh when performers of Cirque Du Soleil stopped by for a fun visit. Cast members from “OVO by Cirque Du Soleil” brought smiles and laughter to the lobby of the... read more

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN PLAYERS VISIT YOUNG SOCCER FANS AT NICKLAUS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
8/2/2017

Players from the French international soccer team, Paris Saint-Germain took a break from scoring goals to visit patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. The Paris Saint-Germain Foundation arranged for players Javier Pastore, Giovani Lo Celso, Kevin Trapp... read more

STARLIGHT CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION AND ATHLETES FOR HOPE DONATE GOWNS TO NICKLAUS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
8/1/2017

Patients of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital were just given a new twist on their traditional hospital gowns. Starlight Children’s Foundation teamed up with Athletes for Hope to deliver 100,000 new gowns to numerous Starlight Children partner hospitals... read more 

Thank You to Nicolas Diaz Foundation for Generous Donation!
7/31/2017

Patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital will have more exciting hospital stays, thanks to a generous donation from the Nicolas Diaz Foundation! Johanna and Carlos Diaz created the Nicolas Diaz Foundation in honor of their little boy, Nick, who passed away... read more

FIRST ANNUAL EKG REUNION BRINGS TOGETHER GRATEFUL FAMILIES AND SUPPORTERS
7/28/2017

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital held the first ever EKG reunion, an event open to the community which aimed to raise awareness about the importance of having young athletes undergo this simple, yet important test. The event brought together patients... read more

Antonio Banderas Visits Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
7/6/2017

Internationally renowned actor Antonio Banderas visited Nicklaus Children’s Hospital where he received a tour of its facilities followed by a special visit with two patient families in the hospital’s cardiac unit... read more

Walters Legacy Society Members Thanked At Inaugural Luncheon
5/30/2017

The first ever Walters Legacy Society Appreciation Event was held to thank those donors who have supported Nicklaus Children’s Hospital through their estate plans... read more

Miami Children’s Health Foundation Recognizes Ricky And Arti Patel At Donor Next Door Luncheon
5/30/2017

MCH Foundation considers itself lucky to be able to count of the support on countless community leaders who every day strive to make a difference in the lives of those around them... read more

Honoring Our Supporters in the New APCP
4/25/2017

MCH Foundation is excited to show its gratitude to the generous donors who give to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital on two new, beautiful donor recognition walls located in the lobby of the Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion (APCP)... read more

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® Highlights
4/25/2017

More than 400 participants came together for FIU’s Roarthon to help raise $96,018 for the patients and families at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Students stayed on their feet for... read more

MCH Foundation Recognizes Donors at Diamond Society Appreciation Event
4/25/2017

Our donors were the guests of the honor at the annual Diamond Society Appreciation Dinner and Recognition Ceremony held at the Coral Gables Country Club. The private dinner brought together prominent community leaders and philanthropists as a way of thanking them for their unwavering support... read more

Coral Springs High School Holds First Ever Dance Marathon, Raising Over $10,000
3/30/2017

The students at Coral Springs High School surpassed their own expectations when they hosted their first ever Dance Marathon. They initially hoped to raise $3,000, but thanks to the overwhelming support from the community, the students ended up raising an incredible $10,143.28... read more

Nicklaus Children’s Launches State-Of-The-Art Mobile Dental Unit To Provide Pediatric Dental Care In Underserved Communities
3/3/2017

A new state-of-the-art mobile health unit is making its way to underserved children in South Florida, offering free oral health screenings, assessments and exams, all supported by telehealth connectivity with care providers at Nicklaus Children’s main campus... read more

3rd Annual Duty Free Americas Golf Tournament Raises $250,000 For Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
3/3/2017

Hundreds of golfers and tennis players came together during the 3rd Annual Duty Free Americas Golf Tournament and raised $250,000 in support of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital... read more

Florida Rx Card Supports Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
1/18/2017

Miami Children's Health Foundation is excited to announce a new partnership between Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and Florida Rx Card, a program that allows members to save on prescriptions while giving back to the children... read more

6th Annual Wine, Women & Shoes Kick-Off
12/28/2016

The kick-off for our upcoming 6th Annual Wine, Women & Shoes took place in December at the beautiful home of Kick-off Sponsors Klaudia and Lewis Brown... read more

Unveiling Event of New Signage at the Miguel “Mike” B. Fernandez Family Pediatric Trauma Center
12/28/2016

As part of the ongoing transformation of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, on December 5th we had the honor of hosting the Fernandez Family for an unveiling of new prominent signage at the pediatric trauma center gifted by the family... read more

Singer Ricardo Montaner Brings Smiles to Patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
12/27/2016

Renowned Venezuelan singer Ricardo Montaner was recently invited to see first-hand the world-class care offered at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s and its new facilities... read more

Cirque du Soleil Kurios, Cabinet of Curiosities Amazes Patients at Nicklaus Children’s
12/27/2016

Performers from Cirque du Soleil Kurios, Cabinet of Curiosities, lit up the lobby of the Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion during the holidays with a... read more

HASBRO EMPLOYEES SPREAD JOY TO YOUNG PATIENTS AT NICKLAUS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL DURING FOURTH ANNUAL GLOBAL DAY OF JOY
12/16/2016

Holiday cheer was felt all around Nicklaus Children’s Hospital during Hasbro’s 4th Annual Global Day of Joy! Employees from Hasbro’s Latin America Office gathered at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to bring joy and happiness to children in need with a festive holiday extravaganza... read more

RE/MAX Advance Realty Broker/Owner Anthony Askowitz Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro in Support of MCH Foundation
12/9/2016

RE/MAX Advance Realty (RMA) has been a longtime supporter of the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, and recently, broker/owner Anthony Askowitz took that dedication to new heights... read more

Vote for Miracles with Credit Unions for Kids
11/30/2016

In celebration of Credit Union for Kids' 20th Anniversary, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals has partnered with the credit union community throughout the country to conduct a hospital voting contest. Vote for Miracles kicks off Nov. 29 and concludes Dec. 20. The top five hospitals receiving the most votes will be awarded monetary gifts compliments of America's credit unions... read more

Actress And Singer Liz Elias Visits Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
11/30/2016

The patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital received an exciting visit from actress and singer Liz Elias, from the popular Nickelodeon show “Every Witch Way.” Elias received a tour of the facilities, including the Michael Fux Family Center and the Emergency Department... read more

Miami Children’s Health Foundation Celebrates 10th Anniversary Diamond Ball, Raising Nearly $1.6 Million
11/1/2016

In an extravagant celebration befitting of a decade anniversary, Miami Children’s Health Foundation hosted its 10th Anniversary Diamond Ball on Oct. 29 at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. The event was a black-tie costumed affair to the theme of “Into the Woods,” brought to life by towering tree centerpieces, haunting entertainment acts, and the willing guests who dazzled and awed with their take on the theme through their attire... read more

Countdown to the Third Annual Bake a Difference!
11/1/2016

Come on over and “bake” a difference! On Nov. 19, the third annual Bake a Difference community-wide event will feature families and friends throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties setting up bake stands for a good cause... read more

Save the Date for Give Miami Day 2016!
11/1/2016

We are only weeks away from Give Miami Day, The Miami Foundation’s annual 24-hour online giving event created to make an impact in our community. On Nov. 17, we invite you to join us to help surpass our $50,000 goal for this day by making a donation through givemiamiday.org and selecting Miami Children’s Health Foundation as your charity of choice... read more

CMN Hospitals Highlights and Upcoming Fall Events
10/30/2016

This fall, our Children’s Miracle Network Hospital partners have been busy supporting MCH Foundation with a variety of fundraising events to benefits patients of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital... read more

MCH Foundation Celebrates Grand Opening of Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion
10/26/2016

More than 300 guests gathered on Oct. 13 to celebrate the success of the Together For The Children campaign with a special preview unveiling of the Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion (APCP). One of the seven priorities of Together For The Children, the new six-story, 212,000 square-foot state-of-the-art family centered facility will be equipped with the most advanced tools and technology essential to ensure our young patients with the best care possible... read more

Costco Raises Nearly $500,000 During Month-long Campaign
10/17/2016

The Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is having quite the year. CMN Hospitals partner Costco Wholesale has become the most recent company... read more

6TH ANNUAL MCHF5K A SUCCESS THANKS TO SUPPORTERS LIKE YOU!
9/27/2016

An enthusiastic crowd of nearly 4,500 participants including runners, walkers, spectators and families from around South Florida came out to join the Citrix 6th Annual Miami Children’s Health Foundation 5K Run/Walk Presented by Sabadell United Bank (MCHF5K). This year, we also counted on the support of some our Celebrity Ambassadors, Ximena Duque and Erick Cuesta, who created their own teams... read more

Jose Feliciano to perform live and be inducted into the Pediatric Hall of Fame at this year’s Diamond Ball
9/27/2016

Every year, during our signature Diamond Ball; ranked among the top fundraisers in Florida one the most anticipated charity events of the season; we introduce a new inductee into our Ambassador David M. Walters International Pediatric Hall of Fame. Named for our founder who vowed no child would ever have to leave our region to receive world-class care, the Hall of Fame pays homage to individuals from all walks of life who are strong advocates for children’s causes... read more

Delta Dental Gives Back
9/20/2016

On Friday, Sept. 16th, Rosie Marrero and Oralie Rodriguez from Delta Dental presented a $43,150 check to Miami Children’s Health Foundation’s Pietro Bonacossa, Director, Foundations and Major Gifts, and Michael Kushner, SVP and Chief Talent Officer for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital... read more

GETTING READY FOR THE MCHF5K
9/14/2016

The Citrix 6th Annual Miami Children’s Health Foundation 5K Run/Walk Presented by Sabadell United Bank is less than a week away! Here are some last minute details to check on to get ready for the event this weekend... read more

DON’T JUST MAKE A DIFFERENCE, BAKE A DIFFERENCE!
9/2/2016

Support Nicklaus Children’s Hospital while savoring sweet treats on November 19, at the third annual “Bake a Difference” event. Knots of Hope, an MCH Foundation Guild, has partnered with our President’s Cabinet to lead the community-wide event this year... read more

THANK YOU TO GENEROUS SUPPORTERS WHO CONTRIBUTED TO LIFEFLIGHT® UPGRADES
8/31/2016

The hospital’s recent name change to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, in honor of a generous pledge from the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation, caused a ripple of changes across the institution. As all areas are gradually being upgraded to reflect the new name and logo, the hospital recently unveiled the new look for its LifeFlight® fleet... read more

HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS PRESENTS NICKLAUS CHILDREN’S WITH $50,000 IMPACT GRANT
8/30/2016

“A day without cancer” is the message of hope that Hyundai Hope On Wheels brought to our patient families during a recent visit to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. A longtime supporter of Miami Children’s, Hyundai Hope On Wheels presented the Hospital with a $50,000 Impact Grant in support of this grand mission that both organizations are dedicated to... read more

MCHF5K TITLE SPONSOR CITRIX GIVES BACK TO PATIENTS OF NICKLAUS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
8/24/2016

Miami Children’s Health Foundation is grateful for the opportunity to work with companies who repeatedly take their commitment to the next level by motivating the community and their employees to give back. Recently, our MCHF5K presenting sponsor, Citrix, did just that as its employees... read more

UNIVISION PRESENTER BARBARA BERMUDO VISITS NICKLAUS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AND MEETS PATIENTS
8/19/2016

Barbara Bermudo, one of Univision Networks' most recognized talents and co-host of the show “Primer Impacto,” visited Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in what turned out to be an impactful and emotional experience. On a tour of 2 North and the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit led by Dr. Juan Bolivar, Bermudo met the family of a 2-month-old patient whose life was saved thanks to the treatment he received at Nicklaus Children's Hospital... read more

SUPPORT WHILE YOU SHOP WITH AMAZONSMILE
8/5/2016

Attention Amazon and Amazon Prime shoppers! Do you want to support Miami Children’s Health Foundation while you shop for your school supplies? You can, when you participate in AmazonSmile, a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization, at no cost to you... read more

NICKLAUS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL BLOOMS WITH DELIGHT, CELEBRATING THE BENJAMIN & SARA VARGAS FAMILY BUTTERFLY GARDEN
8/3/2016

The Butterfly Garden at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has a name thanks to the generosity of Branka and Jose Vargas. A ceremony on July 24 unveiled the new Benjamin & Sara Vargas Family Butterfly Garden... read more

ENJOYING YOUR SUMMER WHILE GIVING BACK WITH CMN HOSPITALS
7/21/2016

While you’re enjoying the summer with family and friends, you help the patients of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMN). Throughout the summer, you can enjoy treats, meals, and shopping experiences throughout South Florida... read more

NICKLAUS CHILDREN’S RECEIVES SPECIAL VISIT FROM AIMEE CARRERO, THE VOICE OF DISNEY CHANNEL’S FIRST EVER LATINA PRINCESS “ELENA OF AVALOR,”, AND LATIN GRAMMY SINGER GABY MORENO WHO PERFORMS ITS THEME SONG
7/15/2016

The halls of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital were filled with excitement as two special guests came to tour the facilities and pay a visit to the patients. Aimee Carrero, voice of Disney’s first Latina princess, Elena of Avalor, and Latin Grammy award-winner and singer-songwriter, Gaby Moreno, who sings the theme song for the new series, were able to bring countless smiles to the patients... read more.

PUBLIX CAMPAIGN BENEFITING CMN HOSPITALS RAISES OVER $1 MILLION FOR NICKLAUS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
6/22/2016

Publix stores across Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties raised an outstanding $1,089,654 for the patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital during Publix’s three-week miracle balloon campaign benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals... read more

ADVENTURES IN NICKLAUS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL: RAUL DE MOLINA AND DISNEY CHANNEL ACTRESS SOFIA CARSON VISIT THE HOSPITAL
6/16/2016

It was an exciting day at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital thanks to Together For The Children Campaign Ambassador Raul De Molina, who invited a very special guest to tour the facilities and visit the patients. Disney Channel actress, Sofia Carson, one of the stars in the movie “Descendants,” is visiting... read more

Calling All Fashionistas: The 5th Annual Fashion Gives Back Is Right Around the Corner!
6/10/2016

Because giving back never goes out of style, we are excited to announce that the 5th Annual Fashion Gives Back will be taking place on Sept. 29 at the Moore Building in Miami’s Design District... read more

And the Gold Beacon Award Goes To…
6/8/2016

The spotlight is on the nurses of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital as we celebrate the recognition given to them by the Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). The AACN has awarded all three of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s specialized intensive care units with a gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence in patient care... read more

Seriously Ill Patients at Nicklaus Children's Hospital Experience Prom Night
5/24/2016

On May 21st more than 100 chronically ill patients, their parents and dates celebrated the 3rd annual Carlin Family Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Prom thanks to a generous donation from the Carlin Family to Miami Children’s Health Foundation. Read more...

MCH Foundation Honors Supporters at Diamond Society Recognition Ceremony
5/22/2016

Miami Children’s Health Foundation (MCH Foundation) celebrated the annual Diamond Society Appreciation Dinner and Recognition Ceremony, at the Coral Gables Country Club, to thank the generous donors who support our mission on behalf of the children and families who depend on Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Read more...

VACC Camp Celebrates 30th Anniversary
5/10/2016

This has been a big year for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s VACC Camp (Ventilation Assisted Children’s Center Camp) as it celebrated its 30th anniversary in March. Since the program was founded in 1986, more than 180 families, some of whom have traveled from other places, have benefited from this unique experience. Read more...

Fight Along With Us! Join Our New Digital Initiative #2GETHER4THECHILDREN
5/6/2016

Everyday patients and families of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital fight with courage and bravery against life-threatening diseases. Our physicians, nurses, and Miami Children Foundation and Nicklaus Children’s Hospital staff are there year-round, working and dedicated to these children. Now we are asking the community to “Fight Along With Us!” in our new digital campaign #2gether4thechildren. Read more...

WBC Heavyweight Champion Bermane Stiverne Visits Neurology Patients at Nicklaus Children's Hospital
4/28/2016

The children at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital enjoyed a knockout visit from former world heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne. The Haitian-Canadian professional boxer and former WBC Heavyweight champion had the opportunity to tour the hospital’s high tech facilities and spend time with patients at the Neurology Department. Read more...

ADAMARI LOPEZ VISITS NICKLAUS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
4/22/2016

The patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital had a special visit from Puerto Rican actress, Adamari Lopez, who had a chance to visit and share some special moments with our families. Read more...

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Highlights for April 2016
4/19/2016

We’re excited to share the successes of some our partners recent campaigns. Read more...

Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion Construction Update
4/18/2016

If you’ve recently been to our hospital’s main campus, you probably noticed the massive construction project that taking place near our Emergency center. Usually when we hear the word “construction” we cringe because we immediately think of all the noise, blocked areas, and annoyances that come with most construction projects. Read more...

Celebrating the naming of the Pediatric Care Center
4/15/2016

In 1948, Gladys Stewart came to the United States from Cuba with the hopes of a new life. Throughout her life, she always felt strongly about giving back and supporting the children of our community, particularly those less fortunate. After her husband Frederick passed away, she visited what was then Miami Children’s Hospital. Read more...

Meet Raquel, Our MCHF5K Hero
4/6/2016

At just 16 years old, Raquel was diagnosed with Pre-B acute lymphoblastic leukemia. She began treatment at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Four months later Raquel received the news that the chemotherapy was doing its job and she was in remission. Read more...

Ximena Duque and Erick Cuesta Become Our Newest Celebrity Amabssadors
4/6/2016

Miami Children’s Health Foundation is excited to announce that journalist and TV Host, Erick Cuesta and actress, Ximena Duque, will be recognized as celebrity ambassadors for the foundation, the fundraising arm of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Read more...

Kayvon Webster Visits Nicklaus Children's Hospital
4/5/2016

Denver Broncos cornerback and Super Bowl winner, Kayvon Webster, recently paid a visit to the patients of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Webster brought smiles to the patients with his visit... Read more...

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