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Friends of Children's Hospital & Medical Center

The Friends of Children's Hospital & Medical Center is a vital group of dedicated volunteers who support the hospital's mission, "To improve the life of every child—through dedication to exceptional clinical care, research, education and advocacy."

Not yet a Friend, or need to update your membership? Visit the 2018 Friends Board Membership Renewal page.

The purpose of the Friends organization is to enhance the mission of Children's Hospital & Medical Center by: providing volunteer services to hospital patients, families and staff; raising funds through volunteer activities; and increasing community and regional awareness of the hospital, its programs and services.

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Carolyn Scott Rainbow House
  • Child Life
  • Snack Cart
  • Gift Shop
  • Surgery Waiting Room
  • Hospital Tours
  • Gala
  • Radiothon
  • Special Projects

2018 Friends Board

Jennifer Alloway

Michelle Altilio

Susan Andrews

Cathi Arnold

Fatima Basith

Mary Lou Brasee

Kim Carter

Chaley Chandler

Lisa Connealy

Laurie Cradick

Laura Crosby

Aimee Demulling

Terri Eischeid

Amy Epp

Michele Ferris


Jessie Forrest

Lexie Frahm

Mindy Geis

Desri Gocken

Melissa Hegarty

Addie Hollingsworth

Frank Kubat

Kelly Kula

Shelly Marsh

Lauren Miltenberger

Regan Muhs

Christine Nikunen

Kelly Nogg

Mary O'Connell

Stephanie Pantano


Julie Peterson

Nancy Pflug

Rachel Rider

Annie Schmidt

Kathy Seidel

Michelle Smithberg

Cheri Stevens

Rachel Stricklett

Karen Thompson

Debi Tompkins

Haley Walker

Janelle Ward

Suellen Willett

Mary Wilson

Debbie Wood