Bringing Bourbon & Bowties to life

This story was originally published on June 2015 and has been updated. My name is Anna-Maria Beck, and I was the honoree of the 2014 Bourbon & Bowties fundraiser. I loved it! I was not only involved […]

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What if your ‘likes’ were worth $1 each?

Every day in the United States, 43 families find out their child has cancer. Not only does cancer threaten an innocent child’s life, it deeply affects the entire family. In an instant the lives of […]

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2-time cancer survivor brings joy to kids

This story was originally published on July 2013 and has been updated. On Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at the age of 2, Aiden came home from day care with a little fever. I noticed swollen […]

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Go gold with us!

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and all of our children’s medical facilities are “Going Gold” to show our support. We are committed to fighting childhood cancer in our community, and our Addison Jo Blair […]

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Be joyful in hope

Linda and David Miles of Finchville, Kentucky, were inducted into the Wade Mountz Heritage Society in May 2013 for making a planned gift to benefit Norton Children’s Hospital through the Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation. Each year, […]

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Diabetes doesn’t have to slow kids down

Kids need to play and move. It’s part of a healthy childhood. They’re meant to run around until they’re red in the face and exhausted. But when a child has Type 1 diabetes, vigorous activity, […]

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Tips for happier kids (and parents)

Nearly three decades ago, my husband and I took our first newborn daughter home without any formal training on how to be good parents. I laugh now about how clueless we were. I’m thankful, however, […]

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Faith and strength help teen through battle with cancer

This story was originally published on Oct. 24, 2014 and has been updated. 2011 was a blessed year for Laurel Dortch as she received news from her doctors that she was cancer-free. After three surgeries, […]

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Northwestern Mutual Fights Pediatric Cancer with NCAA Championship Floor

For the second year in a row, Northwestern Mutual is using the NCAA men’s basketball championship floor to raise money for the fight against pediatric cancer. The company, an official corporate partner of the NCAA, […]

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Diabetes Care Center

There were tears of joy today at Norton Children’s Hospital, where a big announcement was made about plans to establish a state-of-the-art diabetes care center for children. The woman crying next to me was actually a friend, Pam […]

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Lift a Life Foundation, established by David and Wendy Novak, gives $5 million to create diabetes center at Norton Children’s Hospital

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 6, 2013) – A $5 million gift from the Lift a Life Foundation to the Children’s Hospital Foundation will establish the Wendy Novak Diabetes Center at Norton Children’s Hospital. Established in 1999 through […]

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