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Halloween Comes to Kids in Hospital With Trick-or-Treating, Costumes and More

November 5, 2019

Halloween Comes to Kids in Hospital With Trick-or-Treating, Costumes and More

By In the Loop In the Loop

Mayo Clinic’s Child Life Program brought Halloween to kids spending their favorite candy-gathering holiday at Mayo Clinic Children’s Center. There were costumes, face painting and reverse trick-or-treating, so the kids in their care didn’t feel left out.

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Tags: Child LIfe Program, Kim Schmidt, Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Program, Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital, Val Stuve


'Pints for Preemies' Challenge Helps Mayo's Youngest -- and Tiniest -- Patients

November 27, 2018

‘Pints for Preemies’ Challenge Helps Mayo’s Youngest — and Tiniest — Patients

By In the Loop In the Loop

The importance of blood and organ donation has always been apparent to ICU nurse Jenny MacIntyre. But when her daughter was born more than three months early, her appreciation for donors grew.

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Tags: Jenny MacIntyre, Katy Maeder, Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Program, Mayo Clinic Connect, neonatal intensive care unit, World Prematurity Day


Real Life Superheroes Team up in Battle of the Badges

November 20, 2018

Real Life Superheroes Team up in Battle of the Badges

By In the Loop In the Loop

A friendly competition among first responders that runs through December is all for a good cause: blood donation, which is especially important this time of year.

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Tags: Gold Cross, Kate Arms, Kevin Torgerson, Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Program, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Olmsted County Sheriff's Office, Rochester Police Department


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