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  • UNC Children's again makes the "best of" list

    N.C. Children’s Hospital one of “America’s Best”

    North Carolina Children’s Hospital has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals."

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  • Spring events helped support the mission of UNC Children's

    Spring Events Support the Mission of UNC Children's

    Recent special fundraising events have brought much-needed resources to UNC Children's. The BaseBall Gala raised $170,774 and the Montross Camp raised $42,384. We thank everyone who came out in support of our mission to care for the children of North Carolina.

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News and Events

Baby bottlesThe Bigger the Bottle the Bigger the Baby?

A new UNC School of Medicine study shows that the size of a bottle may contribute to greater weight gain and size for formula-fed infants, putting them at greater risk for obesity later in life.

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MadiganA Novel Approach to Treating Food Allergies

For most 8-year-olds, life is pretty carefree. Whether eating lunch in the school cafeteria or going to an amusement park with friends, most kids don’t think twice about the associated risks. But for those with a severe food allergy, it’s a different story.

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Just Tryan It raises $1 millionJUST TRYAN IT Tops $1 Million in Total Giving

Just Tryan It, which supports families fighting childhood cancer including those at UNC Children's, has raised more than $1 million in total giving.

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Buy a butterfly!Purchase a butterfly

The butterfly canopy on Lookout Terrace features nameplates that can be customized with your name, your family's name or the name of someone who has touched your life.

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Upcoming events

  • Dec
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    A 5k food race and other activities benefitting UNC Children's.
  • Feb
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    The Krispy Kreme Challenge is a unique road race that benefits UNC Children's.
  • Mar
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    5k and fun run in Wilmington to raise money for pediatric cancer and the newborn critical care center.
  • Apr
    12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    A unique chance for children of all ages to climb aboard a fire truck, big rig, bulldozer, and other equipment.
  • Apr
    5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    The 11th annual UNC Children’s Gala, The Golf Ball.
  • Jun
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    The Eric Montross Father’s Day Basketball Camp is held annually in support of UNC Children’s.