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Thank you Century Club Charities

Century Club Charities and the Sanderson Farms Championship have presented a record-breaking gift to Friends of Children’s Hospital. The $1,109,300 donation will benefit the babies treated in Mississippi’s only Level IV newborn intensive care unit by helping to renovate and expand the space and enhance the unit’s ability to provide … More

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Suzan Thames Surprised at Friends Annual Meeting

Suzan B. Thames, whose name is synonymous with raising funds and nurturing Mississippi’s children, was celebrated Wednesday at the Medical Center in a clandestine operation. The homage was kept secret from Thames until she walked into the annual meeting of the Friends of Children’s Hospital and some 60 voices yelled, … More

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Thank you Paul Moak Subaru!

Representatives with Paul Moak Subaru presented Friends of Children’s Hospital board members with a check for $11,198.00 as the proceeds raised from the Subaru Share The Love Program.  When a new vehicle was purchased at Subaru dealerships across the country, the buyer had an option to choose from five national … More

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Pancakes and Pajamas with Santa raises money for Friends

The first Pancakes and Pajamas with Santa event at Highland Village was a huge success!  Thank you to everyone who came out on December 13th to visit with Santa, decorate cookies and ornaments and have a special snowman pancake breakfast!  Highland Village even turned on their snow machine for the … More

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Friends receives record $1.1 million gift from Century Club Charities and The Sanderson Farms Championship!

More than 1,000 babies and children each year receive life-changing and complex treatment at the Children’s Heart Center at Batson Children’s Hospital. But current space allocated for such procedures is but a fraction of what’s needed. Ditto for staff, patient beds, and imaging equipment needed to diagnose and treat congenital … More

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Trustmark awards Friends $7,500

Friends of Children’s Hospital was awarded $7,500 from Trustmark National Bank for placing second during an online voting competition to celebrate Trustmark’s 125 Years of Giving Campaign.  Trustmark hosted a competition on their new Facebook page between charities in each state they have locations.  Supporters clicked “Like” on the charity’s … More

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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

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Babalu is a great Friend to children’s hospital!

                    Representatives with Babalu presented Friends board members with a check for $2,500.  This is the third year that Babalu has donated 10% of all sales of gift cards during the holiday season to Friends.  They have raised more than $12,853.00 … 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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