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Nina Fritz

A Lifetime of ‘Feeding the Soul’ Although Nina Fritz was predestined to become a gifted and celebrated artist, it took some time for her life’s purpose to be revealed.
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Carter Harrison

So Much More Than A Syndrome Meredith Harrison had a very normal pregnancy, so when her son was born with a heart defect, it came as a total shock.
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2019 Annual Radiothon

Give the gift of a miracle! Tune in to Cat Country 98.7, NewsRadio 92.3, ESPN Pensacola, and 1330 WEBY on August 16th from 5 a.m. until 7 p.m. or
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Sophia’s Story

How a new NICU will make a big difference for our smallest patients Summer Rasnick was only 33 weeks pregnant when her water broke. Her husband Andrew, a firefighter,
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Dr. John B. Webb – A Patriarch Extraordinaire

Dr. John B. Webb was a man of many and varied accomplishments; but his daughter Dr. Judy Ring will tell you that his greatest achievement – without a doubt
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Mallory Studer

“Sacred Heart Has My Heart” Mallory Studer knows first-hand what a difference accessibility to a child-centered hospital – such as The Studer Family Children’s Hospital – can make for
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Heroes for Hope

During the Pensacon event in February 2019, three professional video gamers showed their support for the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart by encouraging their followers to donate
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Jabyn Livingston – Letting Hope Arise

One special boy’s legacy creates a haven for kids with special needs Although his time here was too brief, Jabyn Livingston changed the world – not only for his
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Margaret Berrisford

Margaret Berrisford has lived 100 years, and she’s spent 22 of them volunteering at the Haven of Our Lady of Peace operated by Sacred Heart. It all started when
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Abigail Fisher

Our 2019 Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Hero A mother’s love shows the world the true meaning of beauty Before Abigail Fisher was born, her mother was faced with a
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Sacred Heart Celebrates New Children’s Hospital

Sacred Heart marked 50 years as Northwest Florida’s only children’s hospital by hosting a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony today for its new four-story, $85 million facility. With 126 beds,
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Honoring the Bear Family Foundation

The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart announced today a $1.75 million donation from the Bear Family Foundation towards the new four-story children’s hospital on Sacred Heart’s Pensacola
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2019 Cordova Mall Ball

Thank you for another success year!  We want to extend a special “thank you” to our sponsors, restaurant vendors, volunteers, and dedicated committee members who have given so generously
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Sacred Heart Foundation

Sacred Heart Foundation Recognized Again for Excellence in Philanthropy For the second year in a row, the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) has named Sacred Heart Foundation a “High
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Autumn Beck Blackledge – Gifted and Giving

Born and raised in Pensacola, Autumn Beck Blackledge comes by her achievements and her commitment to the Sacred Heart Foundation by way of her upbringing. “I won the lottery
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Impact 100 Pensacola Bay Area

Making “Ruff” Days a Little Brighter for Hospitalized Children Our hearts are full and our tails are wagging! More sick and injured children will soon have the comfort of
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Ric and Alan Nickelsen

Giving Forward to the Community Ric and Alan Nickelsen share an exceptional life heritage as seventh generation Pensacola natives: They are brothers, both are bankers, and each is an
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Cindi Bonner Receives National Award for Childhood Cancer Research

Cindi Bear Bonner of the Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola advisory council was presented with the Rally for Research Award from the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research in Atlanta.
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The Sansing Family

A LEGACY FUELED BY WORK, ACHIEVEMENT AND FAITH Sandy Sansing’s life has been defined by hard work, substantial achievement, and a strong Christian faith that inspires him to be
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21st Annual ECUA Employee Golf Tournament

The 21st Annual ECUA Employee Golf Tournament will be held at Stonebrook Golf Club on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 1:00pm. The first 36 sponsored teams paid will secure
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2019 Cordova Mall Ball

Laissez les bons temps rouler! Let the good times roll! Every year we are thrilled to bring the community together for our largest fundraising event of the year. The
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Preemie Cup “Thank You”

A Day of Play on the Water Twenty years ago, Preemie Cup started with a mom’s desire to give back to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) that saved
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Volunteer Spotlight: Robert Hinton of Navy Federal Credit Union

As long as he can remember, Robert Hinton has wanted to be part of a group that gives back. Together with every employer and on his own, he has
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Blake’s Story

Visiting with us during a chemotherapy infusion, you would never know the battles 18-year-old Blake McComas and his family have endured. Three years after losing his older brother to
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Reflection on I-10 Bus Crash

A Community of Helpers Many people can remember the bus crash that happened on March 13 when a bus of Houston, Texas high school band students ran off the
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Harris Family

Father recounts day Sacred Heart Hospital  A soon-to-be, fourth-time mom, Holly Harris planned to have natural childbirth like her previous deliveries. But when she went into labor on April
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LiAna Patterson

LiAna’s Story Sitting with LiAna Patterson, her mom, Debbie, and dad, Rob – who happens to be Medical Director of the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart –
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Sacred Heart Foundation Recognized Again for Excellence in Philanthropy

For the second year in a row, the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) has named Sacred Heart Foundation a “High Performer.” The foundation is one of only 54 recognized
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Sprout & Katie Have an MRI

What do you do when your child is so terrified by the thought of the hospital that she won’t get out of the car? You enlist the help of
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Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation

More than 250 people gathered for the 13th Annual Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation check presentation yesterday in Santa Rosa Beach. This year’s auction produced record-breaking fundraising numbers, and
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The Power of E3 Conference

During the past five years, the Power of E3 Conference for women ages 55+ has raised a total of $32,000 to support women in need of healthcare. Through Sacred
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Ripley Vignes

Chloe and Beau Vignes thought their pregnancy was fairly normal, until Chloe’s 30-week prenatal check-up, when they found out their son – Baby Ripley – was not on track
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Fisher Kariher

The Kariher family of Gulf Breeze is just one of many families who have learned that you don’t have to look far for the best pediatric medical care. After
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Eli Bryant

Elijah Bryant is a force to be reckoned with. In just 7 years of life, he’s bravely survived PICU, chemotherapy (twice), a bone marrow operation, radiation, 14 general anesthetics,
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Shae Burleson

Shae Burleson is a happy 9-year-old girl. You’d never know that a year ago, she spent 118 days in The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart. On September
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Lauren Schlossberg

When Ashley Schlossberg of Pensacola was 24 weeks pregnant, she was diagnosed with a severe case of preeclampsia, a condition that causes the expectant mother’s blood pressure to rise
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A Home Away From Home

For Jessica Stevens and Matt Peacock, the doctors, nurses and staff at The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart became a part of their family during the scariest
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On Track for 2019 Opening

Construction of the new Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart is on schedule, with the new four-story facility expected to open in the spring of 2019 on Sacred Heart’s Pensacola
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Bubba Watson Drive New Children’s Hospital Address

The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart has a new official address recognizing local professional golfer Bubba Watson — 1 Bubba Watson Drive. In September, Sacred Heart and
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Sansing Family Donates Half-Million to Children’s Hospital

More local children will be able to receive specialized pediatric healthcare close to home, thanks to a half-million dollar donation from the Sansing family to The Studer Family Children’s
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Parents’ Christmas Wish List

Pensacola, Fla. — It’s every parent’s nightmare: not being able to cross off the must-have toy from their child’s Christmas list. Fortunately, the toys that kindle creativity and kick-start
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Where Big Things Happen From Small Beginnings

More local children will be able to receive specialized pediatric healthcare close to home, thanks to a half-million dollar donation from the Sansing family to The Studer Family Children’s
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Thank You Walmart and Sam’s Club for 30 Years of Miracles!

Locally, more than $242,900 was raised during the seven week campaign! Thank you all for helping kids live better!
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23rd Annual Cordova Mall Ball

Tickets for the 2018 Cordova Mall Ball are now available for purchase! Northwest Florida’s largest Mardi Gras ball, the 23rd Annual Cordova Mall Ball will be held Saturday, Jan.
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Bubba Watson Makes Donation

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Preemie Cup Supports SH NICU

A total of $93,094 was raised during the 2017 Preemie Cup events held to benefit the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred
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Baby Valor: One of Many Sweet Reasons for the Cordova Mall Ball

Baby Valor: One of Many Sweet Reasons for the Cordova Mall Ball Baby-boy Valor Ervin made his entrance into the world last July in a smooth delivery following his mother’s
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