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6th Annual SouthGroup 5K Raises Record Amount!

Representatives with SouthGroup Insurance Services presented Friends board members with the proceeds from the 6th Annual SouthGroup Make a Difference 5K on April 15th.  Race coordinator Cyndi Tullos was thrilled with the record amount of $30,000 and thanked all the employees for their continual hard work on each race.  Each … More

Event Spotlight

BankPlus Presents Enchanted Evening

BankPlus Presents, Enchanted Evening is the signature fundraising event for Friends of Children’s Hospital.  The committee puts together a wonderful evening featuring a Live Art Auction, delicious food and great live entertainment.  Guests are encouraged to wear white attire to the event held every August.

About Us


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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