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Fabric face masks still in high demand

Thanks to the help of hundreds of local volunteers over the last three months, more than 54,000 face masks have been collected for healthcare workers and patients at Carle, Christie and other area healthcare institutions.

New nursing scholarship opens up to all who hear the call

While Carle nurse Phyllis Wickert Rogers ultimately lost her battle with cancer in 2019, her legacy will live on, thanks to a unique nursing scholarship created by her family.

Giving from a grateful heart makes a big difference in a lot of little ways

Grateful patient motivated to gift more than 20 years ago still shows his appreciation today by meeting needs at Carle.

From the Corner Store to the Cutting Edge

Major gift creates first postdoctoral fellowship at Carle.

Donors help fund scrubs, thermometers and baby monitors

Community members have donated more than $100,000 to help keep our patients and team members safe and healthy.

INSYNC gift gets young patients moving

Popular lip-syncing contest will raise money for Will’s Garden this year. Tickets are on sale now.

Healthy Beginnings welcomes more moms (and dads) to free classes

Because the classes – and the camaraderie they create – are so essential, Healthy Beginnings organizers are opening their 2020 offerings to people who aren’t in the program.

RMH Foundation merger strengthens donors’ investment

Tiny bows and memories surround grieving mom and dad

Grieving mom and dad hope breaking the silence can help them and others celebrate their daughter’s life at annual memorial.

Camp Healing Heart connects the dots for grieving children, families

Melissa Reigart found the assistance she and her two children sought after losing a loved one last year.

Sound-'waves' of blessing thanks to donors

Donors give big to support the smallest patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with new sound-monitoring equipment.

Planting possibilities: Will's Garden seeds sown

There’s still time to help Will’s Garden grow. Community donations provide support to complete inspiring rooftop transformation.

Are you ready for pathway to successful employment at Carle?

Carle's Job Readiness and Learning Program meets a growing need for new healthcare workers like Dominique White. 

Epic lip-sync contest benefits young patients and spotlights talent

Tickets still available for INSYNC 2019 on Saturday, April 13 at The City Center in Champaign benefitting pediatric Therapy Services.

Don't let fear of pain keep you from life-saving mammogram

Funded by Carle Center for Philanthropy, new feature provides less pinching, squishing and discomfort during annual necessity.

Emergency nurse and Child Life spin child from scared to safe

Rantoul family’s trip to the Emergency Department improves a young child’s view of hospitals and eases fear for 2-year-old Leah.

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