Volunteerism

If you know me, you may notice that my life seems to have a recurring theme of nines. Until the age of nine, I was a perfectly healthy child; taking dance classes and playing in the local soccer league. But, › Continue Reading

This is my and my daughter’s second year participating in Patiently Made, and we love it. Patiently Made started last year as a way to have patients, staff and members of the Patient and Family Advisory Council create artwork for › Continue Reading

The lives of six children with complex spine deformities and 21 children with hand and arm deformities have been dramatically improved thanks to the work of a surgical team from Cincinnati Children’s that traveled to India earlier this year. The › Continue Reading

Today, after months of planning, Savannah Day (pictured above in the middle) and her sisters finally got to see all of their hard work pay off. All in one place, in a super-sized mound of toys. When Savannah and her › Continue Reading

  Six children in India with complex spine deformities are standing straight and healthy today thanks to a mission trip led by surgeons from Cincinnati Children’s. The surgical team was headed by renowned spine surgeon Alvin Crawford, MD, and was › Continue Reading

This month we are sharing reader-submitted stories that reveal the true spirit of the holiday season. This is Erin’s story of understanding and friendship when it’s needed most. My name is Erin Moore and I am the mother of 4 › Continue Reading

After several months of public speaking, newsletters, personal invitations and phone calls, my granddaughter Sam and her team ROCKED at Cincinnati Walks for Kids on October 20, 2012. She took her place on the stage at the walk that Saturday › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s is fortunate to have scores of dedicated supporters in our community and around the world. We are forever grateful for their ongoing support and contributions. Some supporters belong to formal fundraising auxiliaries that have provided hope and healing to our patients for › Continue Reading

“Who are you walking for this year?” It’s a question you’ll hear asked frequently as we countdown to the 7th annual Cincinnati Walks for Kids on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Coney Island. As the walk coordinator, I get to hear › Continue Reading

Riddled with water damage, mold and asbestos, 7-year-old Yosselin Villatoro’s home was not a safe place for the young Cincinnati Children’s cancer patient.  For the past year, Yosselin has been battling metastatic osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer more commonly seen › Continue Reading

Barbara Belle, BA, Med, has worked at Cincinnati Children’s for six years. She currently serves as an education consultant in the Education and Learning Department and is a veteran volunteer for Cincinnati Walks for Kids.

Wow. Yesterday was long, emotional, draining and heartwarming. I went to a rural Mississippi area to see an extended family that lives on four houseboats. Isaac flooded the roadway to their homes and after more than a week, there is still › Continue Reading

I had a busy day yesterday, but was able to get out of the headquarters and into some of the areas damaged by Hurricane Isaac. Iron Chef celebrity Cat Cora, who is a native Mississippian, volunteered to assist with the › Continue Reading

Editor’s note: Kevin Titus, business director for the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Cincinnati Children’s, has headed to Hattiesburg, Mississippi to help nearly 900 American Red Cross volunteers working to provide relief to the victims of Hurricane Isaac. He › Continue Reading

Kevin Titus, business director for the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Cincinnati Children’s, has headed to Hattiesburg, Mississippi to help nearly 900 American Red Cross volunteers working to provide relief to the victims of Hurricane Isaac. He is working as the public affairs manager › Continue Reading