News and insight from Franciscan about our philosophy of hope through healthcare and recent issues affecting children’s wellness.
In 2004, the unthinkable happened; 3-year-old Jacob Qua fell from a third story window and suffered a traumatic brain injury. In an instant, life for the Qua family was turned upside down.
Each year, the kindness of our community of friends and donors inspires us in our mission to provide excellence in care and education so that all children can reach their fullest potential and live their best life. Thanks to your generosity, the holiday season at Franciscan Children’s has been full of laughter, play and joy!
Today, we ask our community to support our mission by donating to Franciscan Children’s. And we celebrate the generous hearts of our employees whose donations of love are unmatched.
Feeling extra thankful during this Season of Giving? Here are four easy ways you can give back to the incredible kids and families at Franciscan Children’s.
Born 3 months premature and weighing only two pounds, Massimo Reveliotty had a long journey ahead of him when he arrived at Franciscan Children’s in 2006. 10 years later, Massimo is a fun-loving and playful boy who is thriving in school and in sports. In celebration of this incredible milestone, Massimo, along with his family and friends, will be running in our 8th Annual Road Race.
The holiday season seems to sneak up on us earlier every year. While that can seem a bit daunting at times, at Franciscan we are happy to start celebrating the “Season of Giving” as early as possible. There are always moments throughout the holiday season – big or small – that remind us of what… Continue Reading
With the help of his care team at Franciscan, Nick Prefontaine overcame incredible odds to recover from a tragic snowboarding accident twelve years ago. Today, he’s getting ready to run his first marathon in our honor.
Did you know that July was National Make a Difference to Children Month? Our families, friends, staff, and our donors make a difference to the children we serve every single day. In the spirit and celebration of making a difference in the lives of kids, we spoke with two of our donors about how and why they support Franciscan Hospital for Children.
It’s extraordinary people like Gavin, Kristen, and their families who inspire us all to be strong, generous, and constantly striving to stand for something greater than ourselves.
Each year on the last Friday in July the KID Fund Carnival is held onsite at Franciscan Hospital for Children, bringing together staff, children, families and guests for a day of laughter and fun.
A brief recap of the 2014 Heart in Hand holiday campaign and our opportunity to say thank you to all those who participated in support of our kids and families.
Courtney DiStefano, Child Life, talks about how our donors impact the lives of our children and families and why your generosity matters.
Curious how to give back to Franciscan Hospital for Children this holiday season? There are plenty of ways to give!
Each year millions of children wake up on Christmas morning and run downstairs to discover what goodies Santa has left for them under the Christmas tree. Conversely, thousands of children and their families find themselves celebrating their holidays slightly differently – in hospitals across the country. At the beginning of the holiday season we publish… Continue Reading