We counted down from 10,
with friends and family near,
as we lit the Christmas tree,
spreading holiday cheer.
Santa joined in on the fun,
as each bulb shined so bright.
The look in these kids’ eyes
brings us the most delight.
Timmy Twinkles has been admitted to AFCH due to multiple injuries from a sledding accident. Dr. Claus and the rest of Timmy’s care team are doing their very best to get him better and discharged before the holidays.
This #GivingTuesday, fight cancer so kids won't have to. Give $33 to sponsor an hour of Child Life services. Give $70 to sponsor massage therapy for three patients. Give $300 to sponsor a family not only battling against their child's cancer, but also the financial burden. Give $500 to sponsor a day of work in one cancer research lab. Every bit helps.
The American Family Insurance Championship greatly benefits the American Family Children's Hospital. Interested in volunteering for the 2017 championship? The public is invited to sign up: bit.ly/AmFamChampVolunteers.
Victoria (Tori) Walhovd is a 5-year-old energetic little girl and a Wilms Tumor cancer survivor. Last week, she delivered 86 "Tori's Totes." filled with supplies to help patients and families occupy the long days and nights spent in treatment and away from home.
Monona Grove School District athletes helped with the supply drive for items to fill each of the totes. They also made and... View details ⇨
In honor of World Diabetes Day, meet 3-year-old Lucas who handles type 1 diabetes with a great big smile. :)
Lucas’s story as told by his mom, Cindy: Lucas was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at just 14 months. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks part of the pancreas. This results in the pancreas no longer producing insulin. Unfortunately, type 1 diabetes is not... View details ⇨
Melody Hope was an associate and owner of Hausmann-Johnson Insurance for 23 years. She loved children and dreamed of volunteering in a children’s hospital after retirement. Sadly, Melody never had the chance to live out that dream as she lost her fight with cancer in August of 2015. Hausmann-Johnson Insurance now volunteers their time, energy, and talents to support AFCH through Melody’s Hope... View details ⇨
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