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Celebrating a record-breaking $1.5 million donation raised through the Sanderson Farms Championship are, from left, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba; Children's of Mississippi CEO Guy Giesecke; Dr. Mary Taylor, Suzan Thames Chair and professor of pediatrics; Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine; Sanderson Farms CEO and board chairman Joe Sanderson Jr.; Century Club Charities President Pat Busby; Sanderson Farms Championship executive director Steve Jent; Friends of Children's Hospital executive director Rochelle Hicks; and Friends of Children's Hospital board chairman John Scarbrough.

Century Club Charities breaks record with Children's Donation

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

The host organization of the Sanderson Farms Championship announced a $1.5 million gift to Friends of Children’s Hospital from proceeds of the PGA TOUR event. Topping the $1.45 million gift made last year, the gift will go toward the Campaign for Children’s of Mississippi, the philanthropic drive that made the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower possible. Read More

Nurse manager Gretchen Holloway gives Jayla Smith of Jackson a vaccination protecting her from COVID-19 in Nov. 2021.

Unvaccinated kids bear brunt of COVID-19, studies show

Monday, January 24, 2022

Three national studies that include Children's of Mississippi patients show that children who haven't received the Pfizer vaccine, including ineligible babies and eligible teens, are much more likely to develop severe COVID-19 or MIS-C. The best protection: vaccinating every person in their home who is able. Read More

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