Hemby Toy Drive

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Remarkable Care for Remarkable Kids

Sometimes the littlest patients have the biggest hearts. Your generosity helps us bring remarkable care to patients at Hemby Children's Hospital.

Emely keeps on dancing

August 31, 2021

Emely Varela Salvador is an energetic, little girl of five-and-a-half years old.

Connor’s miracle

May 13, 2021

Immediately after Connor Loomis was born at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in June 2020, he was in the fight of his life.

The first ‘Family Room’ in Charlotte

November 3, 2020

Early next year, the Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte will open its first “Family Room” within the walls of Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital.

Grier’s Gallery

July 9, 2020

Grier’s Gallery was founded by SOZO Gallery and Amy Christenbury and is currently led by Novant Health Foundation board member Wendy Bilas and the child life staff. Grier’s Gallery mission is to normalize the hospital environment and facilitate some relief for parents and families by providing educational art experiences. To learn more about Grier’s Gallery, visit GriersGallery.org. Donate now

The legacy of Caroline Comly

June 30, 2020

John and Ginny Comly met in Romare Bearden Park, back when it was a gravel parking lot. John was leaving work late. Ginny had just gone for a swim at the gym and couldn’t start her car.

The story of ‘sweet baby Luke’

May 12, 2020

His name was Luke, but more often than not, his family didn’t call him that. The 1-year-old boy with the infectious smile and joyful personality was better known as “sweet baby Luke.”

Meet ‘the mayor of the PICU’ at Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital

March 23, 2020

On June 26, 2019, 6-year-old Cole Joseph Russell got sick. Things went from bad to worse fast, and Cole was rushed to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital, where doctors told his parents the boy would need emergency surgery. “We knew it was very, very serious,” Cole’s mom recalled. Over the next seven months, one surgery turned in 12. Cole … Continue reading Meet ‘the mayor of the PICU’ at Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital »

Featured Patient Story: Superhero Cole

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