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Clara’s Journey
When Clara Murphy was born nearly 100 days prematurely in the Newborn Critical Care Center at UNC Children’s, her parents, Courtney and Jason, quickly learned that their journey as a family would be filled with highs and lows. Today, they’re a happy family of four, and not only have they gained Clara, they’ve also developed greater appreciation for what they have.
Located in News / 2015 / May
Care Beyond the Clinic
UNC student volunteers and the families they serve recently gathered at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham to celebrate completion of the first year of Beyond Clinic Walls for Kids, an interdisciplinary student group that identifies – and seeks to meet – the medical and social needs of pediatric patients and their families outside the clinic setting.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / May 7
Distracted driving simulation event tallies texting's potential destruction
The Division of Pediatric Surgery's inaugural distracted driving open house proved to "drivers" that even a moment’s inattention can lead to disaster. The event was held Monday, April 6, 2015, in the Children’s Hospital lobby.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / April 9
N.C. Children's Promise Grant Applications are now being accepted
Promise Grant applications are now being accepted for programs that serve children at N.C. Children's Hospital. The deadline for applications is Friday, May 1 at 5 p.m. The Promise Grant program supports programs not already funded through clinical revenues, hospital budget and other sources of operating funding.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / April 9
Superhero Saturday
Many children dream of becoming superheroes. Last weekend, thanks to California-based nonprofit Capes4Heroes and local collaborators in Chapel Hill, more than 80 pediatric patients at N.C. Children’s Hospital were able to live that dream.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / March 26
UNC Children’s patient featured on WITN News in Greenville, N.C.
Lennox Pierce, a Havelock toddler born with two rare genetic disorders, was given a one-percent chance to live. After he was born, he and his family immediately came to N.C. Children's Hospital, where he spent the first three months of his life. Today Lennox is defying the odds.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Feb. 5
Kids Cards Close-Out Sale through Feb. 13
The time has come for us to close this chapter of Kids Cards so that we begin our next endeavors at the N.C. Children’s Promise. In honor of the ending of this era, we have resurrected many of our old design inventories that will be made available now through Feb. 13.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Jan. 29
Children's Hospital Backpack Food Collection Drive
The North Carolina Children’s Hospital Community Involvement Work Group is collecting child-friendly food donations to support our local Backpack Program.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Jan. 29
Basket-Ball gala to benefit UNC Children’s in April
UNC men’s basketball legend and 1978 NCAA national player of the year, Phil Ford, and voice of the Tar Heels, Jones Angell, will be at the helm helping raise money for UNC Children’s at the N.C. Children’s Promise’s ninth annual gala, the Basket-Ball.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Jan. 15
UNC Children’s names Leslie H. Nelson as its newly appointed senior executive director of development and communications. Nelson will assume leadership of institution’s fundraising programs beginning Jan. 5, 2015.
Located in Employee News Online / 2014 / Dec. 18