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November 22, 2016

Couple Delivers ‘Blessing Bags’ to Show Patients They’re Not Alone

By In the Loop In the Loop

Just before Thanksgiving last year, Anthony and Kari Lindsay were wondering if they’d ever have anything to be thankful for again. Earlier that fall, Anthony had noticed a strange bump on the roof of his mouth. “I asked my dentist about it and he wasn’t really sure what was going on,” Anthony tells us. “He […]

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Tags: Carolyn Schultz, Giving Back, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma


December 9, 2014

‘Tis the Season for Giving (Back)

By In the Loop In the Loop

Read time: 2 minutes As she walks through the entrance of the Special Care Nursery at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Amy Richel knows what it’s like to be there. She knows the fear and anxiety parents and families are feeling as they hope for the day their child will be healthy […]

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Tags: Franciscan Healthcare, Giving Back, Mayo Clinic Health System


December 5, 2013

The gift of distraction

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore

After Chad Crutchfield passed away following a 17-month fight with leukemia, his wife, Andrea, and three young children — Madison, Nathan and Kahlei — wanted to do something to honor his memory. They also wanted to help other patients and their families who, like them, had spent an extended amount of time at Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: Giving Back, Leukemia, Mayo Clinic, Waiting


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