Securing the Promise

Published On 07/11/2011

Securing the Promise is a publication of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, produced by Le Bonheur Institutional Advancement. Each issue illustrates how contributions to Le Bonheur are used to help provide the best care possible to all patients and their families and highlights those individuals and organizations that assist us in this mission.

Issues of Securing the Promise


In this Issue

Heart of a Champion
Former brain tumor patient named CMNH ambassador

A Century of Support
Children's Foundation of Memphis cements legacy

Lemonade for Le Bonheur
Kids across the Mid-South set up stands to help others

thomas dillard baseball

In this Issue

Curve Ball
Injury threatens athlete's future

A Personal Plea
Le Bonheur Club president leads the charge for "just one more"

Enduring Legacy
Celebrating the Life of Mary Shainberg


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Growing the Blessing
With your Help, we're Expanding FedExFamilyHouse

Separate but Never Apart
Family Finds Home after Twins' Separation

Paying it Forward
Forrest Spence Fund Helps Families Give Back

Kids Helping Kids
Children Find Creative Ways to Help Others

Marvelous Marva
Dedicating Days to Le Bonheur's Babies

Heart of Steel
Nucor Steel Arkansas Raises $2M for Le Bonheur


In this Issue

When the stars align
Smith family finds comfort, hope at Le Bonheur

Every prayer answered
Le Bonheur guides mom through spina bifida diagnosis

Grateful giving
Vinson family scores big for Le Bonheur

He left his heart in Memphis
Doug Boertje, MD, is committed to Le Bonheur's mission

From hospital volunteer to nursing student
At 40, Kate Kumar makes career change


In this Issue

Beyond the Walls
Building a foundation for children and families in our community.

A new start, a first finish
Tackling pediatric obesity head on

Cooking for a cause
Chef Kelly English marries great food with a great cause

Comforts of Home
Donated rocking chairs bring comfort to Le Bonheur families

Growing Friendship
Mississippi family finds common bond through Le Bonheur

Four-legged volunteers
Pet therapy dogs bring joy to children

A heart for Le Bonheur
The story of one of Le Bonheur's first adult congenital heart patients

Le Bonheur Proud
Employees give to build hospital endowment, ensure legacy

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Second Family
Five-year-old Juan Carlos Francisco-Pedro has formed a special bond with hospital staff. He spends an average of 282 days a year at Le Bonheur for treatment for Hirschsprung’s disease.

Ronnie’s Rebound
Le Bonheur’s new pediatric stroke program has helped the 14-year-old return to sports.

Tri for Tristan
Andy Domina finds a way to give back for his son’s care.

Mom to Mom
A Le Bonheur support group helps moms connect and cope with a hospitalized child.

Volunteer Finds Calling
Savannah Shelton has served more than 120 hours at Le Bonheur.

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A Grateful Heart
When a terrifying diagnosis turned their lives upside down, the Crowell family looked to Le Bonheur to mend their son’s broken heart.

A Special Gift
Family honors son, Le Bonheur by giving back

Camp Confidence
Cardiac camp changes child’s outlook on heart condition

All Heart
Grizzlies player inspires heart patient

A Hole in One
Local golf teaching professional finds passion for Le Bonheur

Chocolate for a cause
Give the gift of chocolates

A Good Fit
Volunteers meet needs of Le Bonheur children

In this Issue

Little Fighter
At 1 pound, 14 ounces, Millie defies all odds

Experience motivates doctor to give
Seeing former patients reminds John Ferguson, MD, of the importance of neonatology.

Sowing Seeds
Farm community rallies for Le Bonheur

Giving Societies
Le Bonheur Children's Hospital sincerely thanks those who have given generously to Le Bonheur in the last year.