News & Updates

Volunteer like a champ!

Sign up now as a Friends of Children’s Hospital volunteer on the 9th hole at the 2022 Sanderson Farms Championship, between September 28th and October 2nd at the Country Club of Jackson. To register as a Friends volunteer, use the code FRIENDS2022 for a free volunteer package. VOLUNTEER SPOTS INCLUDE: Shotlink Operator Spotter Gallery Ambassador … 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. Held at the District at Eastover, the family-friendly event featured food, music and the main attraction–more than 54 participants rappelling down the five-story One Eastover Center building.

Car Giveaway 2022

What a wonderful day March 25 was for longtime children’s hospital supporter David Herrin when he became this year’s recipient of the Doo Dah Day Patty Peck Honda New Car Giveaway grand prize–a 2022 Honda HR-V 2WD LX. For $25 or five for $100, people could purchase raffle tickets for a chance to take home a new set of wheels–courtesy of Patty Peck Honda in Ridgeland– and most importantly, support Mississippi’s only hospital dedicated exclusively to the care of the state’s youngest patients.

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.