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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Subaru Shared the Love with Friends of Children’s Hospital

For every new Subaru purchased at Paul Moak Subaru in Jackson between November 21, 2013 and January 2, 2014, Subaru will “Share the Love” and make a $250 donation in the buyer’s name to a chosen charity.  Each year five national charities are selected by Subaru and this year, Paul … 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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Sanderson Farms Championship announces total raised for Friends!

Representatives with Sanderson Farms, Inc. and Century Club Charities presented the funds raised from the 2013 Sanderson Farms Championship to Friends of Children’s Hospital board members and University of Mississippi Medical Center Representatives on Thursday, December 19th in the children’s hospital lobby.  The 2013 tournament raised a record $300,000 for … More

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Secretary of State’s Office Makes the Holidays Brighter at Batson Children’s Hospital

Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and several of his staff members stopped by Batson Children’s Hospital on December 19th with sweet treats for the children and a donation for Friends of Children’s Hospital.  Staff members donated the proceeds of their holiday party silent auction and funds collected in their … More

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Tri-State Trucking makes holiday donation to Friends

Tri-State Truck Center in Jackson made a holiday donation to Friends of Children’s Hospital in the amount of $3,474.  Each year their employees vote on a local organization to receive donations collected in the office.  The corporate office for Tri-State then matches all donations received.  Friends of Children’s Hospital representatives … More

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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

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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

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