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MiracleHome Tickets now available!

Tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Batson MiracleHome Project, Presented by Trustmark National Bank! Click Here to Purchase your MiracleHome Ticket Friends of Children’s Hospital is thrilled to announce construction has started on our newest MiracleHome Project!  Constructed by Scott Shoemaker of Shoemaker Homes in The Enclave at … 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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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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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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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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Kids Make A Difference with Lemonade

William, Madalyn and Brian Gaughf set up a lemonade stand near their home in Terry with the goal of helping Batson Children’s Hospital. More

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