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November 26, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Toy Drive a Holiday Tradition for Transplant Family

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Each year, Linsey Rippy and her family organize a toy drive to stock the toy closets at Mayo Clinic and Ronald McDonald House. It’s their way of paying forward the kindness they’ve been shown.

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Tags: dilated cardiomyopathy, heart transplant, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Ronald McDonald House


October 8, 2019 · Leave a Comment

‘Barb’s Beanies’ Help Cover Cancer Patients in Love and Support

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Mother-daughter duo Dani and Aleia Johnson originally created their unique head scarves for their mom/grandma, Barb Fisher. The scarves now are part of a care kit for others battling ovarian cancer.

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Tags: Chemotherapy, CT scan, Dani Johnson, Healthy Living Program, Hope Lodge, Mayo Clinic Cancer Education Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Ovarian Cancer, Ronald McDonald House


December 18, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Gone but Never Forgotten: Keeping a Child’s Memory Alive

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Tom and Liz Canan know the heartbreak of losing a child. Their son Will passed away more than six years ago at just 14 years old. Today, the Canan family keeps Will’s memory alive by reaching out to help others.

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Tags: Children's Remembrance Ceremony, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Ronald McDonald House


November 15, 2018 · Leave a Comment

“Heart Families” Organize Toy Drive for Hospitalized Kids

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Linsey Rippy tends to go overboard when it comes to toys around the holiday season, which is a good thing for children in the hospital at Mayo Clinic, where donations from Rippy’s annual toy drive end up.

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Tags: Congenital Heart Defect, heart transplant, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Ronald McDonald House


July 11, 2017 · Leave a Comment

16-Year-Old Collects More Than 1 Million Pop Tabs for Ronald McDonald House

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Seth Bayles made a trip to Rochester on Monday, but it wasn’t for treatment at Mayo Clinic. Instead, he was there to donate pop tabs he’d collected for the Ronald McDonald House, where he and his family often stay while in town for care.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Ronald McDonald House


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