News and insight from Franciscan about our philosophy of hope through healthcare and recent issues affecting children’s wellness.
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