Kids Health Matters
Archive: July, 2017
Kelsey's attitude is so affecting, she says that most people don’t notice at first. Kelsey was born with a radial club hand, and her left arm is significantly shorter than her right. This means that when she’s instructing yoga—perhaps the most public of exercises—she’s essentially doing most of it, one-handed.
Jul. 28, 2017
Eat Dessert First on Miracle Treat Day
One of the sweetest fundraisers of the year is coming soon. On Miracle Treat Day, a portion of Dairy Queen Blizzard Treats sold are donated to Gillette. Learn how Miracle Treat Day is just one example of the generous support Gillette receives from Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Jul. 26, 2017
Mom’s Love and Family’s Gratitude Inspires Planned Gift
"We did this to honor Mom and Jim,” says Jean Burkhardt of her family's gift to Gillette. Learn how this Minnesota farm family discovered Gillette in the 1960s and how a mom's love for her son led to a generous donation.
Jul. 24, 2017
A Shiny Red Bike for Gavin, Just in Time for Summer
Gavin, age 5, recently achieved his dream of bike-riding with his older brother! See how fundraising helped give Gavin a adapted bike of his own.
Jul. 20, 2017
Awards and Achievements
Twelve Gillette physicians named Mpls. St. Paul Magazine 2017 Top Doctors!
Twelve Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare physicians were recently named to Mpls. St. Paul Magazine's annual "Top Doctors" list.
Jul. 18, 2017
Gillette Complex Care Clinic Creates Roadmap to Wellness
We’re all working towards the same goal, which is to transform disability into ability," says Madeleine Gagnon, MD. See how the Complex Care Clinic helps patients reach their full potential.
Jul. 12, 2017
She’s Katie. It’s Not What She Has, It’s Who She Is
Katie Allee takes Advanced Placement classes. She’s 15, and she’s a straight-A student. Her mind? It’s all there, and she’ll tell you as much. But when it comes to her body physically, for much of her life, she’s had difficulty.
Jul. 10, 2017