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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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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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