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APRIL 2017
 
Alliance Data Red Balloon Run & Ride
 
 

Finish line is in sight

April 22 is closing in fast, but it is not too late to sign up for the Alliance Data Red Balloon Run & Ride, presented by Capital One and Denbury Resources, taking place at the Children’s Health Plano campus. By signing up – whether for the 1K or 5K run/walk, or the 23, 36, 57 or 72 mile bike rides – you will be helping children present and future who are facing the road ahead. In addition to running or riding for a great cause, bring your friends and family for a day of fun, including games, family activities, entertainment and food trucks.

 
 
 
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Did you know? Our Fetal Neonatal program is one of 17 in the National Institute of Child Health and Development Neonatal Research Network. And Children’s Health was the first to launch Texas’ first dedicated neonatal telemedicine service, which offers physicians at other hospital neonatal ICUs 24-hour access to Children’s Health neonatologists. 
 
 
 
Brain Health
     

Weather tool can evaluate babies’ brain health

Dr. Lina Chalak, a fetal neonatologist at Children’s Health and an associate professor of pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center, is a specialist in treating birth asphyxia. She is using wavelet analysis of amplitude EEG and near infrared spectroscopy to create a proxy measure of brain health she calls “neurovascular coupling.” The analytical tool is best known for predicting long-term weather patterns, such as El Nino. The noninvasive method produces real-time heat maps of an infant’s brain that doctors can use to determine whether therapies to prevent brain damage are effective.

 
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Tunes for the Trust
     

Tunes for the Trust presents Kirk Thurmond

Join The Children’s Trust on Thursday, May 18, for the group’s spring fundraising event, Tunes for the Trust. Kirk Thurmond will perform and all proceeds benefit Children’s Health. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the tunes begin at 7 p.m. at Chicken Scratch/The Foundry, 2303 Pittman St. in Dallas. Kirk Thurmond is a Dallas native whose music is a mix of soul and R&B with a timeless feel. To learn more about The Trust, visit our Join A Group page.

 
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Kindness for Kids
     

Be Kind to Kids

Next time you are at a Tom Thumb or Albertsons store in the Greater Dallas area, be sure and say, “Yes!” in the checkout line when asked to donate $1 or more to the Kindness for Kids campaign. The familiar yellow, child-shaped paper cutout is a great reminder that your gift benefits patients at Children's Health who are receiving cancer treatments. You only have until the end of April to give.

 
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Legacy of Love Benefit & Fashion Show

 

APRIL 20

The Women’s Auxiliary to Children’s Medical Center Plano is hosting the Legacy of Love Benefit & Fashion Show at Mercedes-Benz of Plano Thursday, April 20, at 5:30 p.m. The show will feature fashions by TOOTSIES, along with food, great entertainment and a luxury raffle. The runway show celebrates the latest fashions and trends with special models, including Children’s Health patients. Buy your tickets »

 
 

Broadway Nights and Runway Lights

 

APRIL 21

Children’s Cancer Fund presents a glamorous night to remember for patients and guests alike. The Broadway Nights and Runway Lights NYC-themed event will be held at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas on Friday, April 21. Purchase your tickets »

 
 

Potbelly Sandwich Give Back Nights

 

APRIL 26 & May 18

Potbelly Sandwich Shop at 3417 Gaston Ave. in Dallas is hosting a Give Back night with all proceeds from 5 to 8 p.m. benefiting Children's Health. Read More »

On May 18, Potbelly Sandwich Shop is celebrating its birthday, and the Ren Tower shop, located at 1201 Elm St. in Dallas, will be donating proceeds raised throughout the entire day from food sales to Children’s Health. Learn More »

 
 

Hanna 4 Hope Golf Classic

 

APRIL 28

Teeing off, the Hanna 4 Hope Golf Classic will take place at Sulphur Spring County Club, with proceeds benefiting the Children’s Health Suicide Prevention and Resilience in Children program. To form a team, please visit the registration page. Learn More »

 
 

PMI Dallas Golf Outing

 

May 22

Join members of the Dallas chapter of PMI (Project Management Institute) for its inaugural golf outing, benefiting Children's Health, on Monday, May 22. Enjoy a round of golf on the elegant Brookhaven Golf Course, or take a one-hour lesson. Afterward, network with project management professionals at the Career Networking Reception. Proceeds from the day will benefit Children’s Health. Read More »

 
 

Chico’s Limited Edition Miracle Scarf

 

Through May 31

Chico’s will donate $10 from the purchase price of $25, up to a maximum donation of $100,000 for each “Miracle Scarf” sold until May 31. Read More »

 
 

White House Black Market Miracles Charm Bracelet

 

Through May 31

White House Black Market will donate $15 from the retail purchase price of $45, up to a maximum donation of $100,000, for each “Miracles Charm Bracelet” sold until May 31. Read More »

 
 

Soma Cool Nights Pajama Separate

 

Through May 31

Soma will donate $1 for every sale of a “Soma Cool Nights Pajama Separate” sold until May 31, up to a maximum donation of $20,000. Read More »