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Runners needed! Run the TC 10 Mile on October 6 alongside like-minded individuals making a positive impact for children and communities in need of specialized care.
As part of our Team CSI, youll receive a running bib, team running shirt, fundraising platform, swag and more. There is a minimum fundraising commitment of $750 per runner.
To begin the sign up process, fill out our 2024 entry form: https://forms.gle/BwF6LFTpF2FE9vu29

#nonprofit #TwinCities #pediatricsurgery #Minneapolis #stpaul #TC10Mile #changinglivesonechildatatime #running

Runners needed! Run the TC 10 Mile on October 6 alongside like-minded individuals making a positive impact for children and communities in need of specialized care.
As part of our Team CSI, you'll receive a running bib, team running shirt, fundraising platform, swag and more. There is a minimum fundraising commitment of $750 per runner.
To begin the sign up process, fill out our 2024 entry form: forms.gle/BwF6LFTpF2FE9vu29

#nonprofit #TwinCities #pediatricsurgery #Minneapolis #stpaul #TC10Mile #changinglivesonechildatatime #running
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2 days ago
Meet Markus, a smiley 16-month-old who CSIs volunteer surgical team met in Uganda. Markus was born with cryptotia of both ears, a medical condition where the ear structures are buried under the scalp, making children appear as though they are missing parts of their ears. CSI Academic Director, Dr. Siva Chinnadurai performed surgery on Markus, reconstructing both of his ears and scalp. 

This surgery not only changed Markus life, it also provided a unique opportunity for education and collaboration. Dr. Chinnadurai worked side-by-side with the local partner surgeon in Uganda and CSIs first ENT fellow, Dr. Kassaw, who traveled from Ethiopia to Uganda to serve on the surgical team and build skill to take back to his home hospital. Neither partner surgeon had ever seen this particular surgery, so the learning potential was vast and everyone was involved.

Markus story is just one example of how CSIs unique model goes beyond traditional collaboration to multiply results for patients, families and communities worldwide.

#pediatrics #pediatricsurgery #nonprofit #pediatricent

Meet Markus, a smiley 16-month-old who CSI's volunteer surgical team met in Uganda. Markus was born with cryptotia of both ears, a medical condition where the ear structures are buried under the scalp, making children appear as though they are missing parts of their ears. CSI Academic Director, Dr. Siva Chinnadurai performed surgery on Markus, reconstructing both of his ears and scalp.

This surgery not only changed Markus' life, it also provided a unique opportunity for education and collaboration. Dr. Chinnadurai worked side-by-side with the local partner surgeon in Uganda and CSI's first ENT fellow, Dr. Kassaw, who traveled from Ethiopia to Uganda to serve on the surgical team and build skill to take back to his home hospital. Neither partner surgeon had ever seen this particular surgery, so the learning potential was vast and everyone was involved.

Markus' story is just one example of how CSI's unique model goes beyond traditional collaboration to multiply results for patients, families and communities worldwide.

#pediatrics #pediatricsurgery #nonprofit #pediatricent
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1 week ago
Last night, we came together to Be the Light, and we raised a record-breaking $440,166! 
THANK YOU. Your donations will fuel our work to go beyond sustainability and build brighter futures for our partners and the children in their communities.
Special thanks to this year’s platinum, gold and silver sponsors. Your generosity was the foundation of this special event which honored and celebrated our work and the people who make it possible.
Its not too late to Be the Light, make your gift today at https://one.bidpal.net/csigala2024/browse/donation

#nonprofit #pediatricsurgery #csigala #gala #changinglives

Last night, we came together to Be the Light, and we raised a record-breaking $440,166!
THANK YOU. Your donations will fuel our work to go beyond sustainability and build brighter futures for our partners and the children in their communities.
Special thanks to this year’s platinum, gold and silver sponsors. Your generosity was the foundation of this special event which honored and celebrated our work and the people who make it possible.
It's not too late to Be the Light, make your gift today at one.bidpal.net/csigala2024/browse/donation

#nonprofit #pediatricsurgery #csigala #gala #changinglives
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3 weeks ago
The CSI Gala Silent Auction is now OPEN! Join us in bidding on more than $28,000 worth of great items and experiences, including:
• A four-night cabin stay at Kohls Resort in Bemidji
• Skincare packages from Lakes Dermatology, PA, Tareen Dermatology and Nicole Twito Beauty 
• Doggie delights from BarkBox and Woof Central 
• Chefs menu dinner for Six at Lake Avenue Restaurant and Bar 
• Personal training packages from Bodies By Burgoon
• Golf packages and items from Callaway Golf Company Foundation, Three Rivers Park District, and Topgolf

Bid today! https://one.bidpal.net/csigala2024/browse/all

THANK YOU to all the businesses and individuals who donated items to help in #changinglivesonechildatatime. 

#CSIgala #auction #CSIauction #fundraiser #nonprofit #TwinCities

The CSI Gala Silent Auction is now OPEN! Join us in bidding on more than $28,000 worth of great items and experiences, including:
• A four-night cabin stay at Kohl's Resort in Bemidji
• Skincare packages from Lakes Dermatology, PA, Tareen Dermatology and Nicole Twito Beauty
• Doggie delights from BarkBox and Woof Central
• Chef's menu dinner for Six at Lake Avenue Restaurant and Bar
• Personal training packages from Bodies By Burgoon
• Golf packages and items from Callaway Golf Company Foundation, Three Rivers Park District, and Topgolf

Bid today! one.bidpal.net/csigala2024/browse/all

THANK YOU to all the businesses and individuals who donated items to help in #changinglivesonechildatatime.

#CSIgala #auction #CSIauction #fundraiser #nonprofit #TwinCities
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4 weeks ago
Theres still time to purchase your ticket to the 2024 CSI Gala NEXT SATURDAY. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in the Golden Ticket Raffle. The raffle winner chooses a Live Auction item of their choice! 100 tickets will be available for purchase the evening of the event, $200 each. 

Register to attend our Be the Light Gala on Saturday, May 4, at the Omni Viking Lakes Hotel in Eagan: one.bidpal.net/csigala2024/welcome

There's still time to purchase your ticket to the 2024 CSI Gala NEXT SATURDAY. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in the Golden Ticket Raffle. The raffle winner chooses a Live Auction item of their choice! 100 tickets will be available for purchase the evening of the event, $200 each.

Register to attend our Be the Light Gala on Saturday, May 4, at the Omni Viking Lakes Hotel in Eagan: one.bidpal.net/csigala2024/welcome
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4 weeks ago
For over 40 years, the board-certified Top Doctors of Edina Plastic Surgery have provided world-class plastic surgery services to clients throughout the Twin Cities region. Edina Plastic Surgery understands the importance of restoring confidence to their patients and is also committed to removing barriers to life-changing care around the world. We are deeply grateful for the service of so many of your staff and thank you for your Gold Sponsorship of the CSI Gala. Theres still time to join us on May 4. Gala registration is available at one.bidpal.net/csigala2024/welcome

#sponsor #edinaplasticsurgery #changinglives #twincities #edina #fundraiser #CSIGala

For over 40 years, the board-certified Top Doctors of Edina Plastic Surgery have provided world-class plastic surgery services to clients throughout the Twin Cities region. Edina Plastic Surgery understands the importance of restoring confidence to their patients and is also committed to removing barriers to life-changing care around the world. We are deeply grateful for the service of so many of your staff and thank you for your Gold Sponsorship of the CSI Gala. There's still time to join us on May 4. Gala registration is available at one.bidpal.net/csigala2024/welcome

#sponsor #edinaplasticsurgery #changinglives #twincities #edina #fundraiser #CSIGala
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4 weeks ago
VIP Weekend at the Indy 500, donated by Firestone Natural Rubber and Bridgestone Americas. Your VIP weekend includes a three-night hotel stay, local transportation for all the events, including a police escort to the race; exclusive cocktail party; a chance to visit the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum; and access to the fabled track and Legends Day activities. 

Only ONE WEEK until the Be the Light Gala! Register for tickets to attend this fun evening and make a profound difference in the lives of the children, families and medical professionals in the communities we serve.
Event registration at: https://one.bidpal.net/csigala2024/welcome
#nonprofit #gala #pediatricsurgery #twincities #minneapolis #stpaul

VIP Weekend at the Indy 500, donated by Firestone Natural Rubber and Bridgestone Americas. Your VIP weekend includes a three-night hotel stay, local transportation for all the events, including a police escort to the race; exclusive cocktail party; a chance to visit the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum; and access to the fabled track and Legends Day activities.

Only ONE WEEK until the Be the Light Gala! Register for tickets to attend this fun evening and make a profound difference in the lives of the children, families and medical professionals in the communities we serve.
Event registration at: one.bidpal.net/csigala2024/welcome
#nonprofit #gala #pediatricsurgery #twincities #minneapolis #stpaul
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4 weeks ago
OMS Specialists has been providing complete oral and maxillofacial surgery care in the Twin Cities since 1917. Their mission is to provide patients with the safest and most effective oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures available. As proud long-time supporters of CSI, OMS surgeons have spent many hours over the years volunteering for our organization. Thank you OMS Specialists for your Gold Sponsorship of the CSI Gala on Saturday, May 4. 
Register for your gala tickets at one.bidpal.net/csigala2024/welcome

#sponsor #OMSspecialists #changinglives #twincities #fundraiser #CSIGala

OMS Specialists has been providing complete oral and maxillofacial surgery care in the Twin Cities since 1917. Their mission is to provide patients with the safest and most effective oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures available. As proud long-time supporters of CSI, OMS surgeons have spent many hours over the years volunteering for our organization. Thank you OMS Specialists for your Gold Sponsorship of the CSI Gala on Saturday, May 4.
Register for your gala tickets at one.bidpal.net/csigala2024/welcome

#SPONSOR #OMSspecialists #changinglives #twincities #fundraiser #csigala
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1 month ago
CSI Team Member on Surgical Trip to Mexico: Experience the life-changing joy of a medical mission as part of CSI’s trip to Hermosillo, Mexico, October 4-9, 2024. 

Theres still time to join us for the Be the Light Gala! Register for tickets to attend this fun evening and make a profound difference in the lives of the children, families and medical professionals in the communities we serve.
Event registration available at link in bio.
#nonprofit #gala #pediatricsurgery #twincities #minneapolis #stpaul

CSI Team Member on Surgical Trip to Mexico: Experience the life-changing joy of a medical mission as part of CSI’s trip to Hermosillo, Mexico, October 4-9, 2024.

There's still time to join us for the Be the Light Gala! Register for tickets to attend this fun evening and make a profound difference in the lives of the children, families and medical professionals in the communities we serve.
Event registration available at link in bio.
#nonprofit #gala #pediatricsurgery #twincities #minneapolis #stpaul
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