Author Archives: Friends of Children's Hospital

Sigma Nu donates funds to Friends

Representatives with Sigma Nu Fraternity at Ole Miss presented $25,000 to members of Friends of Children’s Hospital at halftime during the Ole Miss/Missouri game.  The donation was made in honor of Mrs. Olivia Manning as a portion of the proceeds raised from the annual Sigma Nu Charity Bowl held at … More

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Book of Manning Premiere benefits Friends

The ESPN Special The Book of Manning premiered at Ole Miss on Friday, September 6th .  Archie and Olivia Manning welcomed special guests for the private screening and funds raised were presented to Friends during the Ole Miss-LSU football game. On hand for the presentation were, from left, Dr. James … More

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Friends wins Jackson Restaurant Week

            Jackson Restaurant Week representatives presented Friends of Children’s Hospital board members and hospital staff with a $10,000 check on Wednesday, October 23 in the Batson Children’s Hospital Lobby.  Area supporters had the chance to vote for their charity of choice from 10 nominees during … More

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Mullen Family 36 Foundation donates to Friends

Megan Mullen, second from left, wife of Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen, presents a $25,000 donation for Friends of Children’s Hospital to, from left, Dr. Ali Dodge-Khatami, professor of pediatric and congenital heart surgery, Terri Gillespie, chief nursing officer for Children’s of Mississippi, Sara Ray, chairman of the … More

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Patty Peck Honda Winner Announced!

The winner of the 2013 Patty Peck Honda Civic is Mar y Ann Albin of Madison! As part of Fondren’s Zippity Doo Dah® Weekend, the winner of the Patty Peck Honda Doo Dah Day Blue Car Giveaway was announced following the Color Me Rad 5K. Thank you Patty Peck Honda, … More

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Fondren’s Zippity Doo Dah donates to Friends!

Fondren’s Zippity Doo Dah® Weekend, presented by Fondren Renaissance, presented a record donation of $100,000 to Friends following the third annual festival in March. Sweet Potato Queen® Jill Conner Browne led the march through a dizzying array of events in Fondren, including the Color Me Rad 5K, Zippity Doo Dah® … More

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Friends receives funds from Alabama Car Tag

Friends of Children’s Hospital will receive a portion of the proceeds from sales of the University of Alabama car tag sold in the state of Mississippi.  When you purchase your Alabama car tag for $55 dollars, $44 of that will come directly to Friends of Children’s Hospital.  Out-of-state entities are … More

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SouthGroup donates $23,000 from 5th Annual 5K

2013 SouthGroup Insurance 5K 023Representatives with SouthGroup Insurance Services presented the proceeds from the 5th Annual SouthGroup Insurance Make A Difference 5K to Friends board members during the March board of directors meeting. More

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Babalu & Table 100 Make Donation to Friends

Representatives with Babalu and Table 100 presented Friends board members with a check for $4,253 as the proceeds from a holiday Gift Card campaign at both restaurants. More

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SpongeBob SquarePants and BankPlus Present Donation to Friends

With the help of Nickelodeon star SpongeBob SquarePants, BankPlus presented a check for $148,785.40 to Friends of Children’s Hospital, representing the first year’s proceeds from the bank’s Friends of Children’s Hospital CheckCard program. More

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