News & Updates

HGTV Stars and Friends of Children’s Hospital Light Christmas tree at Children’s of Mississippi

Friends of Children’s Hospital will continue to make spirits bright at Children’s of Mississippi this holiday season as they officially lit the hospital’s Christmas tree on Tuesday, Dec. 6, as part of their annual BankPlus Presents Light-A-Light event. Special guests Erin and Ben Napier of HGTV’s “Hometown,” alongside their daughter Helen, lit the 25-foot-tall tree. … Read more

Celebrating another successful year at Sanderson FarMs Championship

On behalf of Friends of Children’s Hospital, our heartfelt thanks go to Wayne-Sanderson Farms, Century Club Charities, tournament sponsors, volunteers, and all other partners who made the 2022 Sanderson Farms Championship a huge success. We continue to be grateful for our partnership with Steve Jent and Century Club Charities, who work year-round in support of … Read more

2022 Trustmark Friends of Children’s Hospital Golf Tournament

The 29th Annual Trustmark Friends of Children’s Hospital Golf Tournament held on Monday, October 17, was a huge success as more than 240 golfers turned out for an afternoon of golf and fun. With beautiful weather and a great cause, 50 teams simultaneously played across three Jackson-area golf courses with a shared mission to raise funds for … Read more

$500,000 Gift to children’s of mississippi

Friends of Children’s Hospital donated a $500,000 gift to the Capital Campaign for Children’s of Mississippi. This campaign is a philanthropic drive that made construction of the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower possible, and Friends is grateful to have contributed to the largest campaign in UMMC history to help create HOPE, SMILES and a place … Read more

Over the Edge 2022

Support for Friends of Children’s Hospital reached new heights at the Sixth Annual Over the Edge with Friends fundraiser on April 23, when the event raised $101,440 for the state’s only children’s hospital.

Car Giveaway 2022

What a wonderful day March 25 was for longtime children’s hospital supporter, David Herrin! He is the winner of the 2022 Doo Dah Day Patty Peck Honda New Car Giveaway Grand Prize-a 2022 Honda HR-V 2WD LX.

One Year Anniversary

Building on a legacy of care, Children’s of Mississippi celebrated the first birthday of the opening of the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower while looking ahead to the future for the state’s only children’s hospital.