Children's of Alabama

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Courtesy of Heather Lebensburger

The fundraiser for Children's of Alabama will run from Feb. 1 through Feb. 28. more


Enjoying the Jam

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The musical event in Homewood was held in honor of Sam Lapidus, a Birmingham teen and LJCC member who died from cancer in 2008 more


Staffing the Bama tent

Photo by Jesse Chambers

Boiling N' Bragging -- an annual benefit for Children’s of Alabama Critical Care Transport -- attracted lots of fans to the Otey's Tavern parking lot to eat good food and talk college football. more



Photo courtesy of Wendy Barze.

The seventh-grade basketball teams at MBJH recently participated in a Holiday Service Project benefiting The Sugar Plum Shop at Children’s of Alabama hospital. more



Photo by Shay Allen.

Boiling N’ Bragging, an annual benefit for the Children’s of Alabama Critical Care Transport program, is billed as “the ultimate football season kick-off tailgate party.” more


The programs will be held at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Mountain Brook. more



Photo courtesy of Shaun Flynn.

Children’s of Alabama and Safe Routes to School sponsored a bike rodeo at Mountain Brook Elementary to promote bike safety among students. more

Mountain Brook Elementary


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Franchisee aims to raise $100K for cancer research at Children’s of Alabama. more


Smack Out Cancer

Heather Lebensburger

Don't worry, it's all for a good cause. more



Photo by Virginia Jones.

Mimi Bittick knew she needed to do something as her daughter battled cancer. But when the cancer relapsed, she knew she had to do something big. more


The video highlights Sid's family, his relationship with LSU coach Les Miles and his strength facing a diagnosis of osteosarcoma and his passing on Oct. 31. more


At a check presentation on May 28 for Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders, Lynn Ortis, whose son Sid is being treated for cancer, talked about the impact of having doctors and researchers at UAB and Children's of Alabama. more


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Photo by Madoline Markham.

On Thursday, Crestline merchants presented a check to the Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s of Alabama and UAB for $22,500. The MBHS baseball team also presented a separate check for $54,000. more



Photo by Madoline Markham.

Crestline Village was filled with purple and gold on Thursday evening as its celebrated Sid Ortis during Crestline Family Night. See our photos from the event. more



Photo by Madoline Markham.

The best way to prevent a measles outbreak is with its vaccine, Dr. David W. Kimberlin said at a press conference Thursday. more


The sixth annual football season kickoff party will take place at Otey’s Tavern in Crestline Village on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 6 to 9 p.m. Event organizers expect the event to continue to grow. more


This year’s Boiling N’ Bragging event at Otey’s Tavern raised $62,000 for Critical Care Transport at Children’s of Alabama. more


1113 Lapidus 10K and Fun Run

Photo courtesy of the Lapidus family.

Now in its fifth year, the event's 10K and one-mile Fun Run raise money for cancer research. more


0912 Angel Pillowcase Grace Carroll

Photo courtesy of Grace Carroll.

Harry Arnold teamed up with classmate Grace Carroll who has always crafted hand-made, quality pillowcases for donation to patients of Children’s of Alabama. Together they formed Angel Pillowcases. more


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July 2018