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“ArtsWave is the Greater Cincinnati region’s local arts agency and the nation’s largest community campaign for the arts. With the help of tens of thousands of donors, ArtsWave supports more than 100 arts and community organizations that make our region › Continue Reading

Sarah Caito is the type of mom who’d give anything to anyone to try and make a bad situation “all better.” It’s how she was raised, and it’s how she’s raising her children. In March, when Sarah’s daughter Anna was › Continue Reading

Jordan and Hillary Weidner’s daughter, Bea, was diagnosed at two months old with biliary atresia, a condition affecting the bile ducts of the liver. Bea required a liver transplant, and her mother Hillary was a match. Bea’s parents decided to › Continue Reading

16-month-old Iyana Davis is battling a rare brain cancer that has spread to her spinal cord. Iyana’s parents, Beatrice Thomas and Isaac Davis, are hoping to raise enough money with the help of the community to buy a van to › Continue Reading

Five more patients now have the technology they need to make their voices heard thanks, again, to the compassion and generosity of Joy and Scott Bennett. The Bennetts began funding assistive communication devices for children and adults in need shortly › Continue Reading

Former Cincinnati Children’s patient, Anna Caito, 9, paid it forward by donating more than 200 games, toys, puzzles, and stuffed animals along with $350 in iTunes gift cards to the medical center. Caito was an inpatient in March following an › Continue Reading

One local family, best known for serving up Cincinnati’s famous cheese coneys and 3-ways, is notorious around the hospital for bringing Trouble – and we wouldn’t have it any other way! The Fillios family, who own and operate Skyline Chili › Continue Reading

Cancer is the number one killer of children. About 10,000 children will be diagnosed this year. But only about 4 percent of the $4.79 billion federal cancer research budget goes to pediatric illness. As a result, more moms and dads › Continue Reading

Nate Krugman, a Cincinnati Zoo employee, was diagnosed with testicular cancer and, after beating the disease, decided to bike from San Diego, Calif., to St. Augustine, Fla., to raise money for families at Cincinnati Children’s who need help paying their › Continue Reading

Lauren Hill, the Mount St. Joseph University basketball player who was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer, presented a check for $176,186 to Cincinnati Children’s for brain cancer research. The money was raised through the “Layup 4 Lauren” challenge held at › Continue Reading

Lauren Hill, a freshman at Mount St. Joseph University who has brain cancer in the form of Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), will get her wish of playing in her first NCAA women’s basketball game. Part of the fundraising proceeds › Continue Reading

Dr. Ashish Kumar, a physician at Cincinnati Children’s, is biking across the nation as part of the 700 Miles to Hope ride in an effort to raise money and awareness for the immune disorder hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). After seeing children › Continue Reading

Seventeen-month-old Christian James was born with congenital melanocytic nevi, a condition which covers part of James’ lower body with cysts and dark pigmentation. While he’s receiving chemotherapy at Cincinnati Children’s, his mother, Tanya Kennedy, is raising awareness and calling for › Continue Reading

Former Penn State and current Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still and his pro team are running a campaign called Help The Bengals Sack Pediatric Cancer, through which supporters can donate to Cincinnati Children’s and another children’s hospital each time › Continue Reading

When 3-year-old Tony was diagnosed with brain cancer, his family was devastated. They wanted to make sure Tony received the best care possible, and they knew he was in good hands at Cincinnati Children’s. Pediatric brain cancer is among the deadliest forms › Continue Reading

We have always loved this time of year. Gathering with friends and family, sharing time and food, and taking a few moments to pause and remember what we are all thankful for is so important to me and my family. › 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