News & Updates category description

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

Posted in News & Updates | Tags: , , , ,

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

Posted in News & Updates | Tags: , , , ,

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

Posted in Friends, Press Releases | Tags: , , ,

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

Posted in News & Updates, Press Releases | Tags: , ,

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

Posted in News & Updates, Press Releases | Tags: , ,

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

Posted in News & Updates, Press Releases | Tags: ,

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

Posted in News & Updates | Tags: , ,

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

Posted in News & Updates, Press Releases | Tags: , , ,

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

Posted in News & Updates | Tags: , , ,

Friends E-Newsletter Archive

You can now view previous issues of the Friends of Children’s Hospital newsletters online. The Dear Friends Newsletter is published quarterly and features upcoming events, recent happenings and a look at what your contributions are making possible at Batson Children’s Hospital. Please click on the links below to view the PDF version of the newsletter. If you have any trouble viewing the newsletter or have additional questions, please contact the Friends office. More

Posted in E-Newsletter | Tags: , ,