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UF Health Shands Children's Hospital

Gainesville, Florida

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Tallahassee Costco Makes Miracles!

Knowing that children’s hospitals are underfunded, Costco, its members and employees make a difference by fundraising. They are changemakers who recognize kids’ health isn’t just about helping those in critical...

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A YEAR IN REVIEW: Collegiate Dance Marathons raise nearly $4 million for local kids

AGAINST ALL ODDS, it’s OUR TIME NOW to make a difference LIKE NEVER BEFORE. As the three largest events in our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals market, Dance Marathon programs...

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A YEAR IN REVIEW: K-12 SCHOOLS MAKE MIRACLES FOR THE KIDS

As Dance Marathon season officially comes to a close, we would like to publicly recognize some of our largest donors– middle and high school students! During the 2020-2021 year, the...

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How Your Dollar Helps Patients at UF Health Shands Children's Hospital

1%

Charitable Care

10%

Advancement Services

1%

Education

33%

Equipment

40%

Research

15%

Patient Services

Advancement Services

For Kids LikeThiago

Thiago was born with an extremely rare immunodeficiency disorder called Griscelli Syndrome, Type 2. At UF Health Shands ChildrenÕs Hospital, Child Life specialists helped Thiago and his family through many difficult days in the hospital. Today, heÕs doing great, but requires monthly infusions administered in our newly renovated clinic that, funded by donations to CMN Hospitals.

UF Health Shands Children's Hospital located in Gainesville, FL

UF Health Shands Children's Hospital is a hospital within a hospital on the UF Health Shands campus. UF physicians treat patients from throughout Florida and the United States at UF Health Shands Children's Hospital. The UF Health Shands Children's Hospital represents the only quaternary-care academic pediatric center in North Florida. UF physicians offer some of the most specialized pediatric programs for the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of complex conditions. UF Health Shands Children's Hospital has 167 beds, including fully-equipped pediatric and neonatal intensive care units. UF Health Shands Children's Hospital is part of the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals alliance of premier hospitals for children

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