Our Stories

No matter the amount, any gift affects real lives. Your neighbors, children and friends depend on our team to save their children from life altering fates.  Read on and let just a few of the thousands of dramatic stories that illustrating the healing powers of the Studer Family Children’s Hospital.

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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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