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Suzan Thames Surprised at Friends Annual Meeting

Suzan B. Thames, whose name is synonymous with raising funds and nurturing Mississippi’s children, was celebrated Wednesday at the Medical Center in a clandestine operation. The homage was kept secret from Thames until she walked into the annual meeting of the Friends of Children’s Hospital and some 60 voices yelled, … More

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BankPlus Presents The Light-A-Light for Children Project

The annual BankPlus Light-A-Light for Children Project is near and dear to many in the Jackson area. Inspired by the patients and their families who must spend the holidays in the hospital, it is our goal to make it as special as possible for them.

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Friends of Children’s Hospital is a nonprofit organization created to benefit Batson Children's Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. It was created by a group of dedicated members from around the state whose purpose is to support and promote the Batson Hospital for Children, Mississippi’s ONLY hospital designed and equipped specifically for the care and treatment of sick and injured children… More

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