Children's of Alabama

Boiling N Bragging 2018

Photo by Mike Strawn.

College football fans can wear their favorite team colors and welcome the new season in style at Boiling N’ Bragging — an annual kick-off party, low country boil and fundraiser for Children’s of Alabama — at Otey’s Tavern in Crestline Village. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Butch Dill, via Leslie Brown.

MBHS students joined kids from Pinson and Ashville on April 17 for a day learning about safe driving and the dangers of texting on the road. Read more


Each child who has received a Magic Moment represents a mile marker of the marathon, Martin said. Read more


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Submitted by Kristi Walters

The Sid Strong Foundation recently made its second $30,000 contribution to Children’s Hospital of Alabama. Read more


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Submitted by Jaye Loggins

The campaign provided wagons to Children’s of Alabama, which uses them for transporting children in and about the hospital. Read more



Sydney Cromwell

See photos from the 2018 Boiling 'N Bragging event on Aug. 18. Read more


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Courtesy of Heather Lebensburger

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


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

Mountain Brook Elementary


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

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


Smack Out Cancer

Heather Lebensburger

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


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