Make a Difference 5K raises record amount

SouthGroup Insurance Services presented their gift of $20,000 raised during the first SouthGroup Make A Difference 5K Run/Walk on February 21st. “We were overwhelmed by the response to our first 5K race; from the generosity of our sponsors to the number of race participants. We look forward to doing this … More

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Children’s Hospital leader chosen as finalist for Philanthropist of the Year

Friends of Children’s Hospital recently nominated Dr. Owen B. Evans as the 2009 VIP Jackson Magazine’s Philanthropist of the Year. He and four other nominees were selected as finalists and will be honored during a dinner on June 4th hosted by VIP Jackson Magazine and Cellular South. The winner will … More

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Trustmark Supports MiracleHome

Trustmark National Bank presented Friends with $55,000 as a sponsorship gift for the Batson Hospital MiracleHome Project. Trustmark is the presenting sponsor for the annual MiracleHome Giveaway that benefits Children’s Hospital. Only 6,000 tickets will be sold for $100 each and one lucky winner of this certified ‘Green Home’ will … More

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The date is set for Enchanted Evening under the Stars

We hope that you will make plans to join us August 22nd at the home of Cherry and Ted Duckworth for our gala event Enchanted Evening Under the Stars. The party draws guests into a beautiful setting where gracious hosts offer their homes as the venue for the special event. … More

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2009 CMN Celebration

As the grand total is announced at the 2008 Children’s Miracle Network Celebration, participants applaud the more than $1.1 million raised during 2007 for the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. Back row from left are, WJTV meteorologist Tony Mastro, Hayden Robinson, anchor Linda Allen, anchor Byron Brown and Friends … More

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Movie Birthday party gives to Batson Children’s Hospital

Kendall Causey and Margaret Dent recently presented Friends of Children’s Hospital with funds raised during their movie birthday party. The girls asked their friends to bring donations for the Children’s Hospital instead of gifts so they could help the patients treated at Batson. They presented $425 and presents to grateful … More

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Endowment establishes Thames chair

For more than 20 years, Suzan Brown Thames has worked tirelessly to improve the health care of children in Mississippi. Now her name will be synonymous with her life’s passion through an endowment to the University of Mississippi Medical Center. The Suzan Brown Thames Chair in Pediatrics in the Blair … More

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