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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
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
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
‘Code Sepsis’ implemented at Children’s Hospital
Due to the prevalence, seriousness, and treatability of sepsis, teams from the N.C. Children’s Hospital, UNC Hospitals Emergency Department, and UNC Hospitals adult ICUs have been working together for several months on sepsis detection systems and response protocols aimed at promptly recognizing and treating sepsis and reducing mortality.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / June 4
After a decade of making a difference in the lives of critically ill patients and their families, the N.C. Children’s Promise adopts a name more reflective of its mission and functions.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Dec. 10
Dane was just an infant when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes—among the youngest diabetic children his pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Nina Jain, has ever treated. Now a thriving 4-year-old, Dane doesn’t let his diagnosis define him or deter him from childhood’s greatest pursuits.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Dec. 10
Upcoming St. Baldricks Fundraisers in the Triangle
A number of fundraisers for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation are scheduled in the next month. St. Baldrick's coordinates worldwide head-shaving events, with volunteer “shavees” raising money to support childhood cancer research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Feb. 25, 2010
10th Anniversary Radio/Telethon T-Shirt Design Contest
In commemoration of the 10th anniversary Radio/Telethon, the N.C. Children's Promise is holding its first-ever radio/telethon t-shirt design contest.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / Sept. 1
Keeping our Promises to NC’s Kids
The 8th annual N.C. Children’s Promise Celebration returns Nov. 19 to the N.C. Children’s Hospital. Please read the following information about the event and volunteer opportunities.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Nov. 12, 2009
Children's Promise T-shirts available for purchase at Holiday Bazaar
The 10th Anniversary N.C. Children's Promise Radio/Telethon t-shirts will be available for purchase at the Holiday Bazaar on Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Children's Hospital lobby from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thanks to everyone who made the 2011 Children's Promise a success - more than $1.1 million was raised to support the Children's Hospital!
Located in Employee News Online / 2011 / Nov. 30