Advancing Children's Health

Tag Archive: childrens hospital

We’re honored to be ranked among the nation’s best children’s hospitals for kidney care by U.S.News & World Report. Not for the shiny badge, but for Evan, and the countless kids like him who inspire us to keep climbing higher. Learn more about Evan and why he’s shouting from the rooftops! Evan’s journey Doctors suspected something was going on with Evan’s kidneys before he was even born. An early ultrasound showed... View Article

Jul 10 2017

As we all set our New Year’s resolutions and decide on our goals for the year, getting your family active should be at the top of the list! Healthy habits begin at a young age, so instituting healthy lifestyle changes now will set your children up for a lifetime of health and happiness.Now, with the increased emphasis on long-term healthy weight management, it’s even more important to find ways to... View Article

Jan 17 2014

We are smack in the middle of our 12 Days of Holiday Cheer and since you all have been sending us your 6-word messages of cheer and text donations, we thought it was our turn to #SpreadCheer. You’ve helped our patients become champions, fighters and now you’re going to hear them ROAR! What is our 6-word plan to #SpreadCheer, you ask? That’s easy… music video of patients and staff. In... View Article

Dec 16 2013

Only one day left on our countdown of the 12 Days of Holiday Cheer before we reveal our surprise. Are you getting excited about our music video debut? To gear up for the excitement, one of CHoR’s bright faces is telling us how she plans to #SpreadCheer!Doris Jefferson, CHoR security officer, is often the first face people see when they visit the hospital, which is why she pledges to #SpreadCheer this holiday by, “Welcoming... View Article

Dec 12 2013

We’re seven days into our 12 Days of Holiday Cheer and patients, staff and community friends are joining the #SpreadCheer movement! Have you #SpreadCheer yet? If not, this doctor is training is sure to inspire you!CHoR resident, Dr. Shivani Shodhan, says her favorite holiday tradition is making sweets with her mom. This holiday, she plans to #SpreadCheer by, “Committing to random acts of kindness.” If you want to do the... View Article

Dec 8 2013

It’s day six of our 12 Days of Holiday Cheer, which means we are halfway to our special video suprise! Today, one of CHoR’s chaplains is helping us #SpreadCheer.CHoR Chaplain Josh Andrzejewski says his favorite holiday traditions are pumpkin pie and sending greeting cards. This holiday season he pledges to #SpreadCheer by, “Listening to patients and their families.” Send a special greeting card this holiday and give the gift of giving... View Article

Dec 7 2013

Our cellphones have evolved to do some pretty amazing things for us; from helping us navigate to our destination of choice to telling us where we should eat, they almost do it all. This holiday, why not use your cellphone to do something good for others? As part of our 12 Days of Holiday Cheer  we’re asking our friends to help us #SpreadCheer by texting HEALTH to 50555 and donating... View Article

Dec 6 2013

It’s day four of our count down of the 12 Days of Holiday Cheer and today one of our dedicated staff members is helping us celebrate!Vernita Jones, recreation therapist and manager at CHoR’s Brook Road Campus, says her favorite part of her job is serving the kids. So, it would make sense that she plans to #SpreadCheer this season by, “Caring for my patients with love!” We can all afford... View Article

Dec 5 2013

Today is the third day of our 12 Days of Holiday Cheer and today we have a special friend from the VCU Rams helping us celebrate!VCU Men’s Basketball player, #15 Juvonte Reddic, spreads cheer during the holidays by, “Inspiring others to serve their community.” And nothing says inspiration like leading by example; Reddic volunteers his time to visit some of his biggest fans at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU.... View Article

Dec 4 2013

Today is day 2 on our countdown of the 12 Days of Holiday Cheer and we’re celebrating by sharing Mimi’s inspiring 6-word plan to #SpreadCheer!Ten-year-old Mimi doesn’t let being in the hospital dampen her spirits or her dance moves. She spreads cheer by, “Teaching my doctors how to dance.” Pediatric hematology and oncology fellow, Dr. Matt Scheff, says he is happy to have the help!How will you #SpreadCheer this holiday?... View Article

Dec 3 2013