Previous Events

Breakfast Express/Polar Express
December 7, 2013

Guests' adventure at the North Pole started with a hot breakfast and continued with watching The Polar Express, an IMAX Experience, loads of family fun time at the Miniature Railroad & Village®, and meeting Mr. McFeely. This holiday tradition included a visit to the Science Center.

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Halloween Fun Cruise
October 26, 2013

This cruise for 350 people featured a Monster Party with creatures dressed as Dracula, Frankenstein, and witches! There was fun and food, and treat bags were given to the children. Admission was free for the children and their families afffected by chronic illness.

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Izzie's Dash for Organ Donation
June 1, 2013

The fun, family-oriented run/walk provided an opportunity to honor someone affected by organ donation whether a transplant candidate, recipient, or donor family. This event featured family fun, kids' activities, a silent auction, balloon-making, music, and food.

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Miracle League Field Clean-up
April 28, 2013

Izzie's Gift's was granted a Kohl's Care's grant where $1,000 is awarded to the foundation in return for participating in a "green" activity/event in the community. Volunteers brought rakes, shovels, brooms, and more volunteers to get the job done.


Isabelle Christenson Memorial Safety Lecture
March 6, 2013

Michelle Christenson kicked off the fourth annual Isabelle Christenson Patient Safety Conference by telling Izzie's story at Children's Hospital in the Rangos Research Center.


Disney On Ice: Treasure Trove
March 2, 2013

Izzie's Gifts provided 250 tickets to over 80 families for Disney On Ice on Saturday, March 2. Providing outings for families of chronically ill children is the goal of Izzies Gifts of Hope Foundation.