‘Helping others, helping yourself’

Studies show volunteers receive many benefits, from improved cardiovascular health to lower cancer and depression rates.

Nothing’s going to hold her back

Leaders look beyond hospitals and doctors’ offices to improve the health of the community. And it starts with helping people succeed.

Blue skies, green duds: The luck of the Irish Jig

Nearly 4,300 people took part in the annual St. Patrick's Day race to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.

The search for a specialist

A special job placement program helps a 20-year-old find an exciting new place in pediatric patient care.

‘Bystanders are usually the first responders’

A new program encourages public spaces to add tourniquet kits—and it offers free training to all who want it.

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Patient Story

For kids, a ‘judgment-free zone’

A special team shows that openness, honesty and acceptance go a long way in helping youngsters achieve optimal health.

Patient Story

Run for joy, run through grief

Jennifer Millard embraced an active lifestyle―and found emotional and spiritual strength after tragedy struck her family.

Patient Story

The power of a connection

The story of a recommendation, an act of courage, a breastfeeding support group, Down syndrome and two moms bonding.

Patient Story

Super nurses for superhero kids

School children get a boost of caring through unique partnership.

Patient Story

A reservoir of healing

With the gentle touch of an artist, RaNae Couture helps patients harness the power of creativity on the path to recovery.

‘A warm and generous woman’

Helen DeVos leaves a legacy of compassion and healing at the children’s hospital that bears her name.