Fundraising News 

Spirit of Giving

Published three times a year, this colorful newsletter offers a wealth of hospital and fundraising news, patient stories and profiles of donors and volunteers.

Winter 2014

  • Jack’s Journey: The family of brain tumor survivor Jack Hoffman, 8, created the Team Jack Foundation which supports neurosurgery innovation at Boston Children’s.
  • Buzz Cuts for a Cause: The 2013 Kids Cancer Buzz-Off raised more than $1 million for cancer research and special support for pediatric cancer families.
  • Laressa’s Luck: The Ottosson family has pledged to support the pediatric stroke program at Boston Children’s—in gratitude for the treatment their daughter Laressa, 6, received.
  • Drafting Champions: The 2013 Champions for Children’s dinner and auction honored the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation and raised more than $3.6 million.
  • Viva Dr. Vives! The 2013 Milagros para Ninos Gala raised $567,000 and honored Patricio Vives, MD, founder of the Spanish Consultation Program.
  • Silver Linings Turn to Gold: The Boston Children’s Hospital League Gala raised $660,000 for League-sponsored programs at the hospital.
  • Doing Well; Doing good: The second annual Boston Investment Conference gathered 600 finance and investment professionals and raised nearly $1.7 million.
  • Caring from Kohls: Kohl’s Cares program donated $378,600 to support the Kohl’s and Boston Children’s Hospital Healthy Family Fun Program.
  • A Run with Heart: The 2014 Heartbreak Hill Half and Runner’s World Festival supporting Boston Children’s is June 8.
  • A Conversation with “Mr. Ambassador”: Jeff Robinson is chair of Boston Children’s Hospital Board of Overseers.
  • Old Friends and New: CEO Sandra Fenwick addressed the Children’s Circle of Care reception on October 15.
  • How Your Support Helps Kids Heal: By the numbers with Child Life Services.
  • Save the Date: NSTAR’s Walk for Boston Children’s Hospital June 8.


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Fall 2013

  • Two Meaningful Miles: Grace Gibson has difficulty walking, but she completed the two-mile NSTAR’s Walk for Boston Children’s Hospital and raised $755 for her team.
  • For the Love of Nick: Erik and Leslie Owens created the Nicholas A Owens Memorial Fund to recognize and promote extraordinary care provided to Children’s patients, in honor of their son Nick.
  • From One Family to Many: The Hale Family Center for Families: Rob and Karen Hale’s $5 million gift provides critical support to families struggling with a child’s illness.
  • If the Shoe Fits: Rue La La shopping event raised more than $300,000.
  • The Final Mile: Chrissy LaCouture’s2013 Boston Marathon run was cut short—but she found a way to cross a finish line.
  • Emergency Care: What Your Gifts Support
  • A Wedding Gift from the Bride and Groom: Erin Hickey and Thomas Moschos honored her mother, the late Janice Dean Hickey, RN, with a gift to Boston Children’s Hospital.
  • Face Off!: the NHL Pro-Am tournament raised $300,000 for the hospital
  • Fashion+Food=Fun: Bloomingdale’s partnered with the Boston Children’s Hospital League for a special shopping event, raising $37,500 for League- supported programs.
  • How Do Calories Count? A $10 million challenge grant from the NuSi Foundation, matched by $3.3 million from New Balance Foundation and others, will fund ground-breaking obesity research.
  • Philanthropic Focus: Boston Children’s has been the “charity of choice” for George and Sue Gorman for decades, honoring their daughter Annie who died of heart disease in 2004. Now they have added the hospital to their estate plans.
  • Power of Play: The new Lorber Family Playground at Jackson Square brings the benefits of healthy play to a neighborhood in need.
  • We’re First—Again! Boston Children’s ranks first in more specialties than any other pediatric hospital.


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Spring 2013

  • Colton’s Cause: A bone marrow transplant saved Colton Patchell, 3. His family raised funds at Spin for Boston Children’s
  • Ty Walks the Walk: Ty South, 18, joins NSTAR’s Walk for Boston Children’s on June 9 in gratitude for regaining her ability to walk.
  • Passing the Torch: Hospital CEO James Mandell, MD, is retiring in September 2013. President and COO Sandra Fenwick will take his place
  • Welcome to the Trust Board, Seth Lawry
  • Strength in Numbers: AJ, 12, and his family participated in a gene analyzing competition and discovered the diagnosis of his mysterious disease. His parent have named Boston Children’s as beneficiary of a retirement account.
  • Teamwork in Action: The Mayday Fund and the Ho/Chiang Foundation teamed up to fund research in alleviating pediatric cancer pain.
  • What Your Gifts Support: Mental Health—It’s Elemental
  • Purchasing Power: Many retail and other companies raise funds for Boston Children’s
  • OMG No Txting Dy! Danielle Veo, 14, raised nearly $11,000 in gratitude for the care her sister Annie, 12, received.
  • Conversations with Your Kids: When bad things happen


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Winter 2013

  • Life-Changer. The Danzig family’s gift to the Honor Great Care program demonstrates their gratitude to the Neurology and Neurosurgery team for changing their son Maxwell’s life.
  • From Salsa Dancing to Stem Cell Research. The Milagros para Ninos gala paid tribute to the Fundacion Alfredo Harp Helu for a $1 million gift to stem cell research. The evening also raised $500,000 for Boston Children’s on September 20, 2012.
  • Live from Boston…It’s the Champy Awards! The annual Champions for Children’s dinner and auction on November 27, 2012, raised $3.2 million for Boston Children’s.
  • Walk…Until K ids Like Lucas Are Well. Join heart patient Lucas McGowan and his family at NSTAR’s Walk for Boston Children’s Hospital on Sunday, June 9, 2013.
  • Put a New Spin on Your Workout. Join the Spin for Boston Children’s Hospital fundraiser on Feb 24 at Boston Sports Clubs.
  • Run a Race for Boston Children’s and Let Us Baby You. Join Miles for Miracles.
  • 70 Years of Giving: Good for Hood! The Charles H. Hood Foundation has supported many of Boston Children’s researchers.
  • Fit City! The Fitness in the City program fights obesity in Boston.
  • Hoping for Answers. In memory of their baby, a family raises research funds to help solve the mystery of sudden infant death syndrome .
  • Up Close and Personal. The Children’s Circle of Care Fall Reception brought Boston Children’s scientists out of the lab and into the living room of event host Brant Binder.
  • From Legend to Legacy. As a premature infant more than 40 years ago, David Muccini’s life was saved at Boston Children’s. In gratitude, he has included the hospital in his estate plans.
  • Clowning Around with the League. The 30th annual Boston Children’s Hospital League Gala on Nov. 17 raised more than $600,000 to support League programs.
  • Invest in the Best. The first Boston Investment Conference to benefit Boston Children’s Hospital took place on Nov. 8, 2012.
  • Kohl’s Cares. A $515,805 gift from Kohl’s Department Stores is helping the hospital promote healthful eating and physical activity.
  • Ka-Ching! Join Coins for Cures 2013, Congratulations to Pine Grove Elementary School in Rowley, MA for
  • Tips from our Experts: Managing Winter Asthma


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Fall 2012

  • Promises to Keep - Alex Lopez runs Miles for Miracles marathons every year, raising funds in gratitude for Boston Children’s.
  • Why We Walked; 10 Good Reasons - The 10th anniversary of NSTAR’s Walk for Boston Children’s Hospital.
  • Solving the Mystery, Easing the Pain - The Marriott Foundation’s $3 million gift launches The Boston Center for Endometriosis, offering hope t girls and women suffering from this often-misdiagnosed disease.
  • Healing little Hearts - The Weglowski family has held a fundraiser for five years, contributing to cardiac research that will simplify treatment for kids with heart conditions like the one affecting their son, Brady, 7.
  • Breathing Easier - Children’s Community Asthma Initiative is setting a new standard for care nationwide, and pays for itself in reduced hospitalizations and ER visits.
  • Shopping for Good - Retail stores Walmart, Sam’s Club, Circle K, Rite Aid, Costco, and Chico’s, corporate partners for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, raised more than $1 million for Boston Children’s.
  • Let the Chips Fall - The annual Texas Hold’em Tournament raised more than $425,000 for the hospital.
  • Welcome A-Board Freshman Class! - Five new members have joined the Trust board, representing the next generation of leadership.
  • Rich Life - Martin and Bernice Rich established a gift annuity to support Boston Children’s and have benefitted themselves as well.
  • Have You Seen Us? - We’ve changed our name to Boston Children’s Hospital and launched a new brand campaign, Until Every Child is Well.
  • Save the Date for Champions for Children’s


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Spring 2012

  • An Artfelt Gift - After her bone marrow transplant for leukemia, Sarah Levin’s family made a gift to name the playroom on 6 West in her honor, and support Child Life’s art coordinator position. Art activities were Sarah’s favorite pastimes during her hospitalization.
  • Good read, Great Cause - Fifth graders at Tewksbury’s J.F. Ryan Elementary School participate in an annual read-a-thon to raise funds for Boston Children’s.
  • It’s Catching! - John Hancock sponsors Boston Children’s Miles for Miracles team at the Boston Marathon, enabling runners like Erin Maloney and Tim McQuade to fulfill their running dreams while catching inspiration from their patient partner, Amy Spindler.
  • Raise Funds, Save Lives—Like Kyle’s - Kyle Landry, 2, whose life was saved by Boston Children’s, is part of a team for NSTAR’s Walk for Children’s Hospital. The event is celebrating its 10th year.
  • Battle of the Bands 2 - Teen musicians battled it out on Feb 12 at the Hard Rock Café Boston. The duo Nay won first prize with their song “Give a Little Bit More.”
  • Master Builders - Architects Pat and Kathleen Scanlon are generous donors and volunteers for various programs at Boston Children’s, and involve their three kids in their philanthropy.
  • Old Drug. New Life - Funding from the Melanoma Research Alliance and The V Foundation for Cancer Research is helping researchers in the stem cell program’s Zon lab bring a promising drug for melanoma to clinical trials.
  • Trust Transition - Lynn Susman succeeds Jan Cady as president of the Boston Children's Hospital Trust. Jan Cady assumes a new half-time role of executive chairman.
  • Tips from our Experts - How to have “the talk about the birds and the bees” with your kids.
  • Slam Dunk - Support Boston Children’s with a special Boston Celtics license plate.


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Fall 2011

  • The Can-do Kid – Evan Williams, a cerebral palsy patient throws out the first pitch at a Red Sox game to celebrate CVS Caremark and the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust donating $1 million to the hospital
  • Jumping Up for Down Syndrome – Dave Skoletsky and his high-diving dog Yeager donated $6,000 to the Down Syndrome Program
  • Matching Generosity – Matched by the O’Donnell Family Legacy Challenge, John and Barbara Buckley added $55,000 to the Thomas J. Buckley Fund for Orthopedic Research, named for their grandson, a Boston Children’s patient
  • Lauren’s 10 Favorite Things about NSTAR’S Walk for Boston Children’s Hospital – Former patient Lauren Norton lists her 10 favorite things about the Walk
  • Love to Run? Run for Love—of Boston Children’s ! Reserve your spot in the ING New York City Marathon by fundraising for Children’s. Michael Kettner tells his story.
  • Funding at the Starting Gate – The Smith Family Awards Program for Excellence in Biomedical Research is supporting seven young researchers at Boston Children’s with a total of $1.4 million
  • Champions for Children’s – celebrated the 2011 Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins at the annual sports-themed gala
  • Welcome aboard, Kim Jacobs – Kim Jacobs, active in the Boston Bruins Foundation and Champions’ Committee, is the newest member of the Trust Board
  • Helping Kids Soar – Boston Children’s Circle of Care members learned how to keep young athletes safe at their annual fall reception at the home of Ben and Wendy Fischman
  • Fiesta with Friends – Five hundred Boston Latino community members gathered for the second annual Milagros para Ninos Gala
  • Kohl’s Cares – A gift from Kohl’s Department Stores is helping lower-income Boston kids receive health and nutrition education
  • More than Bears – Guests at the Boston Children’s Hospital League’s Annual Gala enjoyed comedian Jimmy Tingle, dinner and dancing at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston
  • A+ for Ace – Boston Children’s patient Carla Landron was the Massachusetts ambassador for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, sponsored by Ace Hardware
  • Smooth Sailing – The DMC Next Generation Council hosted a nautically-themed event “Toast on the Coast” and raised more than $100,000 for the Developmental Medicine Center


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Fall 2011

  • Grateful for Griffin – Griffin Vaughn thrives after surgery for a congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Partners in Philanthropy – Children’s Miracle Network partners raised over $1.6 million for Boston Children’s
  • A Dime at a Time – Everett High School classroom is top fundraiser in Coins for Cures
  • Renewable Energy – NSTAR renews sponsorship of NSTAR's Walk for Boston Children's Hospital
  • Coming Through in a Crunch – Crunchtime! Information Systems CEO Bill Bellissimo leads employee row-a-thon
  • Welcome to the Boston Children's Hospital Trust Board – Ben Fischman, CEO of Rue La La
  • It’s Great to Dough-Nate! – Panera Bread raised over $80,000 forBoston  Children’s
  • Honoring Bill – Tribute to the late William V. Tripp III, former Peabody Foundation president
  • Strength for a Buoyant Life – Terrance Ryan includes Boston Children's in his estate plan


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Spring 2011

  • Tamsin’s Gift: 6-year-old Tamsin Clark fundraises for Boston Children’s
  • Kyleigh’s Cure: Kristine and Sean Lydon, fundraise to support galactosemia research
  • Beauty, Brains and Blades: Loren Rabinowitz, Miss Massachusetts 2010, raised funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
  • Investing in a Turnaround: Chuck Clough and his family pledged $1 million to Children’s Hospital Neighborhood Partnerships
  • Running to Catch up with: Joe Nolan, NSTAR senior vice president, appointed to the Boston Children's Hospital Trust Board.
  • Kids and Cuts: Hairraising event on May 15.
  • Fiesta with Focus: Milagros para Ninos presents check for $307,000 to CHPCC.
  • See Shira Shine: Patient Shira Pemstein, with her family, was top fundraiser for 2010 NSTAR’s Walk for Boston Children's Hospital.
  • New Balance Tips Back the Scales: New Balance Foundation’s $7 million gift establishes the New Balance Foundation Center for Childhood Obesity Prevention, Clinical Research and Care
  • A Heartfelt Gift: Herman and Helen Beckelman established a gift annuity
  • Score! Boston Celtics license plate benefits Boston Children’s.
  • Free Offer! 26 Steps Family Philanthropy Activity Book.


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Winter 2011

  • The Diabetes Dude and the Science Guys: A boy fundraising for diabetes meets Robert Langer, PhD, a Boston Children’s diabetes researcher; Helmsley Charitable Trust grant recipient
  • Goodbye, Pain: Dick and Sarah Page Mayo’s gift to the Mayo Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Center
  • Champions for Children’s: Celebrating a decade
  • Yoga Reaches Out: Yogathon for Children’s raised $125,000
  • TEDMED: Hassenfeld Family Initiatives LLC supports Boston Children’s participation
  • Dec My Room program: Binder Family Foundation supports Amy Golov’s room re-decoration for a long-term patient
  • Coins for Cure: School kids collect change for Boston Children’s
  • Milagros para Niños Gala: Raised over $250,000 for the Primary Care Center
  • Kudos to Kohl’s: Raised nearly $460,000 for the “Fitness in the City” program
  • The Buzz: Fundraising News: Susan Curtin joins the Boston Children's Hospital Trust Board; the League Gala; soccer helps the Yawkey family Inn; Circle of Care fall reception.
  • Planned Giving: Stella Goostray, an historical figure in nursing, established a charitable remainder trust to benefit first her heirs, then Boston Children’s


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Fall 2010

  • Minds and Hearts: Launching the Cardiac Neurodevelopment Program
  • Jack Curtin and the Kenrose Kitchen Table Foundation
  • Battle of the Bands hosted by Generation Cures
  • News from Children’s Miracle Network
  • Captain Marvelous — Robbie Marcus, the Developmental Medicine Team and NSTAR’s Walk for Boston Children’s Hospital
  • From Trauma to Hope: The Marigold Charitable Trust supports SHIFA (Supporting the Health of Immigrant Families and Adolescents)
  • Because the Training Never Stops: Children’s School of Nursing Alumnae Association funds nursing scholarships.
  • The Buzz: Fundraising News
  • Planned Giving: Making Boston Children’s an IRA beneficiary


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Summer 2010

  • A Milestone for Max — Miles for Max charity bike ride
  • Saving Faces — Robinson, Allen gifts to Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery
  • All for Avery — Mike Tuberosa’s Boston Marathon run for Avery Toole
  • Livie’s Family Affair — Team Furnari walks NSTAR’s Walk for Boston Children’s
  • Remembering Christina — Lynne Capozzi creates the Christina Capozzi Foundation
  • Generous Foundation — David Ludwig receives Thrasher Research Fund award
  • The Buzz — IHOP National Pancake Day; Spin for Children’s; Mix 104.1 Cares for Kids Radiothon
  • Welcome to the Trust Board — Robert C. Ketterson; Timothy A. Springer, PhD; Alfred Slifka
  • A Dad’s Gratitude — Alfred Gallucci established gift annuity


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Winter 2009

  • Legacy of Caring (Leventhal family gift)
  • Communicate and Connect (Ravitz gift to Autism Language Program
  • Welcome to the Trust Board: (Steve Samuels, Max Stone)
  • Giving to Give Back (D’Orsi gift to Center for Young Women’s Health)
  • New Ideas in Global Health (Gates Foundation Awards Challenge Grants)
  • Corporate Giving/Special Events (Marriott; Taylor Twellman; Coins for Cures )
  • Cheering on Boston Children’s (Champions for Children’s raises $2.2 million)
  • Planned Giving at Boston Children's Hospital (Profile of Capt. Carl Hoyer)
  • In Memoriam (George Kidder )


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Fall 2009

  • Healing Power of Home – the Yawkey Family Inn Opens
  • Firm Foundations – Ellison Medical Foundation grants to Morris White, PhD, Takao Hensch, PhD, and Thomas Schwarz, PhD.
  • A Little Help From Our Friends – Community Fundraisers
  • Corporate & Special Event Giving – Ace Ticket, Hess Corporation, Olympia Sports, Walmart and Sam’s Club
  • Strides of Honor – Nstar’s Walk for Boston Children’s Hospital
  • The Buzz- Texas Hold’em Tournament, Linde Family Foundation gift, Rite Aid, Nantucket, Milagros para Ninos
  • Lasting Legacies – Planned Giving
  • Save the Cate – Champions for Children’s November 3 and League Gala November 21


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Spring 2009

  • Changing the Face of Nursing - Linde Family Foundation gave $5 million for Nursing Education for Diversity Program
  • A Tradition of Generosity - Charles H. Hood Foundation gave $635,000 for leukemia research
  • Philanthropic Formula - Corkin Family gave $160,000 to take infant formula research from bench to bedside
  • Answering the Call - Yuval Ramon raised $115,000 running the Boston Marathon
  • Ladybug Luck - The Crowley twins and their parents, Team Ladybug, walked NSTAR’s Walk for Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Elves and Santas and Bears, Oh My! - Employees from local companies collected toys and donations during the holidays
  • Beckett’s Home Run - The 2008 Beckett Bowl funded the Josh Beckett Cancer Treatment Room
  • Talking Heads - The Mix 98.5 Radiothon featured Boston Cannons team members
  • Rising to the Challenge - The Bain and Lavine Challenges helped 84 donors establish endowed funds
  • Victory Lap - Guardian Angel Motorsports (GAM) raised $70,000
  • Generosity Sells - Walmart and Sam’s Club employees raised $1.1 million
  • Double Your Impact - Boston Children’s Hospital board members match gifts to the Children’s Fund
  • Welcome to the Trust Board - Cynthia Lawry
  • Marathon Milestone – “Team Hoyt” raises $25,000 for Augmentative Communications Program during 27th Boston Marathon run
  • Young Philanthropist Honors Her Surgeon - Rachel Marolda raised $10,000 for Liliana Goumnerova, MD
  • Lighting and Leading the Way - The League celebrated their 26th annual League Gala
  • Passion and Purpose - Former Boston Children’s oncologist Giulio D’Anglo, MD, established a CHB gift annuity
  • Get More from Your Philanthropy - Ways to make a planned gift to CHB


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Winter 2008

  • Orphan No Longer: Rare Disease Research – Manton Foundation gives $25 million
  • Kids Care to Cure – CHB launches Generation Cures
  • Honoring a Legend – Andrew Tisch and family donate $1M for Hendren Fellowship
  • Costco Delivers – Costco gives CHB $140,000
  • CVS Cares – CVS Caremark presents $27,500 to CHB
  • Realtors Rally – Patient family speaker Andres Trevino addressed RE/MAX agents
  • Obesity Program Gets a Hefty Gift - The New Balance Foundation awarded $1 million grant to support Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) program
  • What do you get when you Google “sniffles”?
  • Circle of Innovation – honoring Circle of Care donors
  • Decade of Trust – celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Boston Children's Hospital Trust
  • Welcome to the Trust Board! - Parviz Tayebatai, PhD
  • Pedaling for Preemies – Billy and Alexis Reilly raised more than $84,000
  • Breathing Easy – Former patient Edith Nechin starts a gift annuity to benefit CHB
  • Ryan’ Gift – Dick and Karen Whitney hosted the Ryan Whitney Memorial Golf Tournament and raised $86,000 for the Adolescent Substance Abuse Program


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Fall 2008

  • A Major League Thank You! – honoring CHB 2007 donors
  • A Boost at the Beginning –V Foundation grant supports Carla Kim’s work on lung stem stells
  • Star Athletes Shine at CHB – Red Sox, Patriot and Celtic’s sports stars visit CHB
  • Sun, Fun & Gratitude - NSTAR’s Walk photos feature patient Lauren Norton
  • Heroes Among Us – Jonathan and Patti Kraft host Heroes celebration
  • Sante! – Jim and Kim Pallotta host a wine auction in their home
  • What a Deal! – Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament and auction raised $630,000 for CHB
  • Tee-ing Off for Tots – Four golf tournaments raise funds for CHB
  • Healing Little Hearts – Marc, Kelly and Jullian Weglowski raised $110,000 for CHB
  • Rising to the Challenge – The Boston Area WalMart stores surpass fundraising goal
  • Another Way to Serve Children – Frank D’Andrea’s charitable gift annuity supports community work with kids
  • Opening Doors Saving Lives – The Skeffington Family creates Cardiology Fellowship


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Spring 2008


  • Cognitive Development Initiative: Making Connections – Understanding cognitive disorders
  • Miles for Miracles: A Bone-Deep Bond
  • NStar’s Walk for Boston Children’s Hospital – Caleb Jobin and Family hope to raise $5,000
  • Need a Match? Just ASK - Trust Overseer Thomas Melendez $25,000 gift to Advocating Success for Kids (ASK) matched by the Lavine Challenge
  • A Legacy Lives On – Remembering Dr. Judah Folkman
  • Sun, Sand and Stem Cells – Stephen and Jill Karp hosted a Palm Beach reception, featuring researcher George Daley.
  • A Quarter-Century of Success! – Boston Children’s Hospital League raised nearly $1 million
  • Broadcast Bunch – Mix 98.5 Radiothon was a great success
  • WIM—WOW! – Dr. Audrey Marshall spoke about fetal cardiac interventions
  • #1 Region Gives $1 x 1 Million! – WalMart and Sam’s Club associates raised nearly $1 million
  • A Healing Mission – Carol Wendell’s donated a portion of retirement savings to CHB
  • Welcome to the Trust Board – Pamela Egan, Matthew K. Sidman, James F. Wade, Jane Weitzman
  • Motorcycles and Mentoring – Steven Vertuccio Memorial Ride for Cystic Fibrosis raises money for CF at CHB


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Winter 2007


  • Sister, Savior – stem cell transplant restores brother’s immune system
  • Transforming Medicine – Stem Cell Research
  • Worthwhile Miles – Boston Children’s "Miles for Miracles" running program
  • Decade of Compassion – Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT)
  • Champions for Children’s event
  • Fitness in the City – $370,000 Kohl’s gift
  • A House Becomes a Home – renovating 241 Kent Street for patient families
  • Of Mice and Mentors – Sontag Foundation supports Boston Children’s research
  • "C" is for Chiefs, Chefs and Circle of Care
  • Play Ball! – CVS gives $25,000 to Cerebral Palsy Program
  • CHB in LA – fundraiser supports Folkmann Angiogenesis Research Institute
  • Costco Delivers – region’s stores raise nearly $135,000
  • Acting on gratitude – grateful grandfather, charitable gift annuity
  • Honoring Alex – Alexandra Jane Milotis Oncology Nursing Support Endowment
  • Rooms with Heart - $100,000 gift helps renovate Boston Children’s oncology unit


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Fall 2007

  • Defining Generosity - $25 million gift from Doug and Diana Berthiaume
  • Transformational Visions: Center for Fetal Health
  • Amazing Day – Boston Children’s Circle of Care North American Leadership Conference and Gala
  • All-In! – Boston Children’s Hospital Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament
  • Stay Connected! – Sign up for “Giving to Children’s—eNews”
  • Chatting with CEOS – NSTAR’s Walk for Boston Children's Hospital
  • Day of Generosity – WBZ-TV and Boston Children's Hospital fundraiser
  • Man with a Mission – Alan Beggs, PhD and Boston Children’s Genetics Division
  • The Lavine Challenge: Investing in a Legacy
  • Blessings and Bequests – planned gifts to Boston Children’s
  • Teach Your Children Well – for these Boston Children’s donors, generosity is all in the family
  • Docs in flip-flops: fundraiser on Nantucket Island
  • The Mad Fisherman Goes Crazy for Boston Children’s
  • Ocean of Gratitude – Legal Sea Foods gift
  • Home Run! – Olympia Sports and NESN support Boston Children’s
  • All’s Fair in Love and Golf – golf tournaments benefit Boston Children’s


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Spring 2007


  • Angiogenesis – Turning Deadly Diseases into Chronic Conditions
  • Breakthrough Science: Folkman Angiogenesis Research Institute
  • Dynamic Duo –Boston  Children's patient Alex Hansen, Boston Marathon® runner Zane Bennett
  • NSTAR Steps Up as Boston Children's Walk Sponsor
  • The Boy in Kneekers – Thomas J. Buckley Fund for Orthopedic Research
  • A Family, a Fund, a Fellowship – The Jacob and Grace Rubin Endowed Pediatric Fund for IBD Research
  • It's a Wonderful Life – Life Income Gift Plans
  • On the Road with the Stem Cell Program
  • Women in Medicine
  • Three-Peat! – Wal-Mart and SAM'S Clubs raise $1 million for Boston Children's
  • Building Support for Diabetes – Carpenters Local 275


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Winter 2006

  • Genomics: Information and Innovation
  • For Sabrina (Children's patient family fundraiser)
  • Champions Wins Big (Champions for Children's event)
  • Kohl's Refuels Bloodmobile with $413,606 Gift
  • Children's Genomics Program
  • CEO--and Professor (Robert and Dana Smith Professorship)
  • Smart, Savvy Team Players (wives of Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics owners work for Children's)
  • Join Children's Circle of Care… and party with Elton John
  • Once a Nurse, Always a Caregiver (former Children's nurse donates gift annuity)
  • Warm Welcome to New Trustees (Alan L. Crane, Steven W. Barnes)
  • A Heroes' Salute (celebration of Children's heroes)
  • A League of Possibility (2006 Children's Hospital League Festival"
  • Soup to Nuts (Children's Circle of Care reception)
  • Grandparent Gratitude (Philip and Bella Cohen's $500,000 pledge)
  • A Closer Shave ($106,296 gift from St. Baldrick's Foundation)
  • Honor Loved Ones—Double the Impact (Annie Gorman Fund)
  • The Bain Challenge ($1 million gift to create 40 new named endowed funds)


Fall 2006

  • Bold Battle Against Cancer (Matty Dubuc story)
  • Enduring Endowment (gift supports Children's Division of Sports Medicine)
  • Create Your Legacy (couple's $1 million gift to support new endowed funds)
  • What a Deal! (Texas Hold 'em Poker Tournament)
  • Joshua – and Other Small Miracles (Miles for Miracles Walk)
  • Presto! (Mix 98-5 Cares for Kids Radiothon)
  • What Goes Around Becomes a Circle (Children's Circle of Care Boston)
  • Nantucket Hospitality (annual fundraising event on Nantucket Island)
  • For to Score! (Children's Hospital Golf Tournament)
  • Our Sailing Star (annual fundraiserfor Children's brain cancer research)


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Spring 2006

  • Cause for Celebration (Cause for Wonder Campaign finale)
  • Thank you for Gift of the Intra-Operative MRI
  • Thank you a Gift to Brain Research
  • Thank you for a Gift to Children's Unique Needs
  • Thank you for a Gift from the Heart
  • Boston Goes to the Beach (Palm Beach event)
  • Extraordinary Women (Women in Medicine Luncheon)
  • In League with Success (2005 Children's Hospital League Festival)
  • License to Thrill (Boston Celtics license plate program)
  • Radio Rocks! (WBZ 1030 Radiothon)
  • Play's the Thing (new Children's playground)
  • Another Banner Year for Wal-Mart and Sam's Club!
  • Good Neighbors (Neighbor to Neighbor event)
  • Make Way for Children's Circle of Care 2007


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Winter 2005

  • Ryan’s Experiment (Ryan Brewitt story)
  • CBS 4 Kids (Children’s partnership with CBS4)
  • Pints for Half Pints (Children’s new bloodmobile)
  • Miles for Miracles: Off and Running! (Children’s runners in Chicago and New York marathons)
  • The Stem Cell Program – Promise and Potential (feature story)
  • Welcome to the Boston Children's Hospital Trust Board (board member profiles)
  • From One Family—to Countless Others (dedication of Carl J. and Ruth Shapiro Surgical Center)
  • Heroic Efforts (Children’s Heroes honored)
  • In Memory of a Daughter (couple’s gift supports new lounge in Cardiac Intensive Care Unit)
  • Caring Circle (Children’s Circle of Care reception)
  • Good Citizens ($300,000 gift from Citizens Bank Foundation)
  • The Peanut Allergy Puzzle (couple funds Children’s study)
  • Battling Childhood Obesity (support from Dave McGillivray Sports Enterprises)
  • Tax Benefits for Donors (Katrina Emergency Tax Relief Act)
  • An Evening of Champions (Champions for Children’s annual event)


Fall 2005

  • Hands, Hearts, Hope (Children’s family philanthropy program)
  • Mix 98-5 Cares for Kids Radiothon ($1 Million raised for Children’s Fund)
  • Miles for Miracles Hits the Road (Trust’s marathon program goes national)
  • Blue Chip (Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament raises $320,000)
  • Advanced Fetal Care Center – Caring for the Unborn (feature story)
  • Life Turned Upside Down (Children’s Fund helps many vital programs)
  • One-of-a-Kind Gift for First-of-Its-Kind Training (family’s gift supports special program)
  • Critical Gifts for Critically Ill Children (The Edward and Barbara Shapiro Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Unit)
  • From One Family to Many Others (The Wolpow Family Surgical Inpatient Unit)
  • Golf Daze (Boston Children's Hospital Golf Tournament)
  • Dinner with Docs (Nantucket, MA event for Children’s doctors and guests)


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Spring 2005

  • Turning Miles into Miracles (Powe family story)
  • Proteomics Powerhouse (Spotlight on Children’s research)
  • Runners with Heart (Kids at Heart Boston Marathon Team)
  • Save the Date (golf tournament fundraisers for Children’s)
  • Thank You, Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club!
  • Return on Investment (Bank of America puts its money where the kids are)
  • A Gift of Hope (couple establishes charitable remainder trust for Children’s)
  • Welcome to the Trust Board (April Derderian Fellows, Robert E. Griffin, Edward L. Shapiro, Lynne Elfland)
  • Updates on Women in Medicine and Children’s Hospital League
  • The Buzz (Fun-Raising Newz at Children’s)


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Winter 2004

  • There's No Place Like Boston (Michael Fiacco story)
  • Double Your Dollars (Jill Kamphaus story)
  • Widen the Circle (Circle of Care)
  • Tools, Technology and Treatment (clinical expansion)
  • Secret Weapon (Andy Sleger story)
  • Self-Defense for the Soul (Kareem story)
  • Grandchildren, Gratitude and her Biggest Gift Yet (gift annuities)
  • Champions Score Millions for Children's


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Fall 2004

  • Amazing Gracie (Gracie Coblentz story)
  • Raising Dust—and Dollars—for Children's (Miles for Miracles Walk)
  • Mix 98-5 Radiothon Nearly Doubles 2003 Fundraising Total
  • Green Thumbs Up! (Paul Parent Radiothon)
  • Children''s Hospital League Delivers
  • Unrestricted Giving Serves the Greatest Needs (Cause for Wonder campaign)
  • Fore the Kids (Boston Children's Hospital Golf Tournament)
  • Full Circle (Children's Circle of Care)
  • Scott DeSano Joins Trust Board


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Spring 2004

  • Miles for a Miracle Kid (Cambi Cassanelli story)
  • From Boston to Bismarck and Back (Children's Kids at Heart Marathon team)
  • No Bark, No Bite, Just Bucks (Kohl's Department Stores support for Childrens)
  • Building on Generosity (Karp family gift to Children's)
  • Unraveling the Brain's Mysteries (Children's Department of Neurology)
  • Feeling the Beat (profile of Doug Berthiaume, Trust Board Chair)
  • Responding to Need (profile of Caroline C. Levine, Trust Board member)
  • A $5 Million Thank You (Federici-Smith family gift)
  • Join a CAN-do Group (Children's Advocacy Network)


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Fall 2003

  • Awe, Amazement, Wonder (Cause for Wonder campaign launch)
  • Building Momentum (research tower and clinical expansion)
  • From Napkin Scribble to Surgical Solution (Alex Malo story)
  • Transplant Research Center
  • Match, Set...They've Got Game (Cohasset Benefit Tennis Tournament)
  • New Voices, New Visions (Boston Children's Hospital Trust Board)
  • Walking on the Child Side (Miles for Miracles Walk)


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Spring 2003

  • Research Blooms from Seed Funding
  • A Thing for Buildings (Children's building projects)
  • Philanthropy is a Family Affair (Kidder family profile)
  • Spotlight: Hematology
  • Children's Miracle Network
  • An Eye on the Future (Abigail Loring Society)
  • The Generous Season (recent fundraising events)


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