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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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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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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

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Batson Tree Lighting Ceremony

Patients and their families gathered in the children’s hospital lobby on Tuesday, December 4th to celebrate the annual Tree-Lighting Celebration. Ballet Mississippi performed excerpts from The Nutcracker for patients and the Chick-Fil-A Santa and Elf Cows stopped by to visit too. This annual celebration kicks off the holiday season at Batson Children’s Hospital. More

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Ballet Mississippi and Area Schools Partner for Children’s Hospital

As part of their partnership with the BankPlus Light-A-Light Project, Ballet Mississippi promoted the holiday project to area schools. Several schools raised funds for Friends of Children’s Hospital and presented the funds to David Keary, Artistic Director for Ballet Mississippi and Melanie Schade, Program Administrator for Friends following a special performance of The Nutcracker at Thalia Mara Hall for schoolchildren. More

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Mercedes-Benz of Jackson donates car for raffle

Mercedes-Benz of Jackson has donated a vintage Mercedes-Benz Cabriolet to be raffled during the 19th Annual Trustmark Children’s Hospital Pro-Am Golf Tournament. The limited-edition black convertible is in terrific condition and has fewer than 60,000 miles. Tickets are $100 each and are on sale now. You can purchase tickets at Mercedes-Benz of Jackson, The Rogue, all 3 participating tournament courses or by calling the Friends office at 601-984-5273. More

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Help us win $50,000 from HORNE!

Friends of Children’s Hospital has been selected as one of five finalists eligible to win a $50,000 grand prize from HORNE, LLP and you can help us win for the kids! More

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