Our 13-year-old patient Rome recently received a new heart and a new chance at life on New Year’s Day. She’s an exceptional student, talented singer & dancer, accomplished violinist, active member in her church and she even has dreams of becoming the first black female president of the United States (and she already has a plan!). Watch her inspiring journey and read about her choice to not...
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You can get to know our new Heart Center Co-Director Dr. Robert Jaquiss, who has more than 20 years of experience in pediatric heart surgery and a strong reputation for his expertise in neonatal heart surgery and heart transplantation in the video at the link below. #HeartMonth

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Come to The Star in Frisco this Saturday, February 18, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a marrow donor registration drive. Just a few minutes of your time could save a life. bit.ly/dcmarrow
Congrats to our photographers Juan Pulido & Lori Wilson! Their photos are featured in Children's Hospital Association’s Children’s Hospitals Photo Exhibit, a national competition presented by Huggies! Judges from National Geographic Kids, Parents, Positive Exposure, The Exposure Group African American Photographers Association & Children’s Hospitals Today selected 48 photos out of 180...
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8-year-old Paulina seems like your typical third grader, but she’s overcome more challenges than most face in a lifetime. When her leukemia returned last year, she received a bone marrow transplant & a second chance at life. You can read Paulina’s inspiring story & find out how you can save a life like hers at [ Bit.ly Link ]. #BeTheMatch
We had fun celebrating #ValentinesDay with our patients, their families and employees!
We’re signing up donors for the Be The Match Registry & loving their selfies! You can register in less than 5 minutes at our Specialty Center Dallas and Plano campuses until 7 p.m. Be sure to share your pic with the hashtag #swabforchildrens! You can also sign up online at [ Bit.ly Link ].
Hayden “feels like a normal kid again” after receiving a life-saving bone marrow transplant from an anonymous unrelated donor. You could help save a life by signing up for the Be The Match​ registry at our Dallas and Plano campuses today! #bethematch

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Roses are red. Violets are blue. Our patients need a #BeTheMatch donor & it could be YOU! We’ll serve as a special matchmaker this #Valentines during our donor drive. You could save a child’s life by joining the Be The Match Registry. Learn more at [ Bit.ly Link ].
Don’t forget to send a free Valentine’s Day card to a child in the hospital. We want to collect as many uplifting cards as possible and shower our patients with warm wishes. Send your card now! [ Bit.ly Link ]
When most people hear the term “heart condition,” they picture adults. Co-directors of the Children’s Health Heart Center Drs. Jaquiss and Greil share what people may not realize about heart conditions in children. #heartmonth
We have 10 tips to keep your child’s heart healthy! You can get more information at [ Bit.ly Link ]. #HeartMonth
Bring the joy of Valentine’s Day to kids at Children’s Health. Send a free card with your own personalized message of encouragement to let our patients know how special they are. It takes just a minute to send a card and brighten a child’s day! [ Bit.ly Link ]
“I am grateful that I can encourage parents through my own experiences as a patient and reassure them that we will take excellent care of their child,” says Erin Hunter, an RN in our Heart Center. By the time Erin was 11 years old she’d undergone 7 heart surgeries at Children’s Health. “I remember how compassionate everyone was, and I loved interacting with the doctors & nurses. I knew I...
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70% of patients needing a bone marrow transplant do not have a matching donor in their family. But the cure looks just like you! Join the Be The Match Registry during our #BeTheMatch donor drive on Tuesday, Feb. 14. You can get more information at [ Bit.ly Link ].
Alliance Data has been giving to Children’s Health since 2004 and been a sponsor of the Red Balloon® Run & Ride since it began. This year, we’re excited to announce Alliance Data as the new title sponsor for the Red Balloon Run & Ride. If you haven't registered, visit [ Bit.ly Link ] and join us on April 22 for a day of family fun. #runandride
Join us at this year's Legacy of Love Benefit & Fashion Show on Thursday, April 20! This special event features an evening filled with gourmet food, great entertainment & a luxury raffle. This annual runway show celebrates the latest fashions & trends with special models, including our patients. Tickets are available at [ Bit.ly Link ].
Have you gotten your flu shot? It’s not too late! We want to remind you the nasal flu vaccine is not available this year. You can read why at [ Bit.ly Link ].
We are excited that Dallas’ own Troy Aikman is in the broadcast booth for the big game in Houston on Sunday. Recently, Troy gave Marfan Syndrome patient Blake the surprise of a lifetime when he stopped by the hospital. Troy presented Blake with a replica of his 1992 Super Bowl ring, encouraging Blake to chase his dreams of becoming a sports broadcaster. Watch the video from this sweet moment...
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Our employees are all decked out for #GoRedWearRed! #HeartMonth #ChildrensHealthGoesRed