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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic wrapped up on June 27 after a successful 10-day series of events, grossing more than $1,300,000, the most in the history of the children’s hospital. That money will benefit the region’s only children’s hospital and the kids and families who use it. This year’s Classic was […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Tiny handprints, all in different colors, are carefully placed on a canvas to create a one-of-a-kind piece of art. At six feet tall and four feet wide, the artwork is a large kite – the logo of Niswonger Children’s Hospital. The kite symbolizes the hospital’s desire to be the place that […]

Free family event is part of Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic JOHNSON CITY – Local kids will have a chance to work with East Tennessee State University athletes and coaches to learn new sports and perfect their skills this month during Family Field Day, hosted by ETSU and Mountain States Health Alliance on Saturday, June 25. […]

The Classic officially begins on June 18 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Grab your clubs, dig out your favorite ‘80s couture and get ready to kick off the Niswonger Children’s Hospital’s biggest fundraiser, the Classic. The newly expanded Classic, which is presented by the Mountain States Foundation, is now a 10-day series of events, and several […]

EMORY, Va. – Nationally known bluegrass band The HillBenders will perform a benefit concert at Emory & Henry College on June 24 as part of the Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic. The Classic, which is Mountain States Foundation’s largest fundraiser to support Niswonger Children’s Hospital, is a 10-day series of events spread out across Northeast Tennessee […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Leaders with the Mountain States Foundation and Niswonger Children’s Hospital announced Friday a major expansion of the hospital’s biggest annual fundraiser – the Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic – to give community members more opportunities to support the region’s only children’s hospital. Formerly known as the Niswonger Children’s Hospital Golf Classic, the […]

WISE, Va. – Kids in Virginia are now on the move with the Kohl’s Morning Mile, thanks to expanded outreach from Mountain States Health Alliance and Niswonger Children’s Hospital. The program, sponsored by Niswonger Children’s Hospital through a grant from Kohl’s Cares®, is geared toward fighting childhood obesity by increasing the physical activity levels of […]

Singer/songwriter Jason Isbell will be the first act ever to perform at ETSU’s Thomas Stadium JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Mountain States Health Alliance and East Tennessee State University announced Tuesday that they will partner to host the first concert ever performed at Thomas Stadium, the new home of ETSU baseball. Grammy award-winning artist Jason Isbell […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The fourth annual Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon concluded Tuesday evening with cheers and celebration, raising $281,765 to support the treatment of babies exposed to addictive substances before birth. During the two-day event, 23 teams comprising 225 individual volunteers brought in support from more than 1,200 individual donors and 17 corporate sponsors. […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Just hours after posting on social media a video about babies born withdrawing from drugs, Niswonger Children’s Hospital began receiving an unexpected surge of requests — from people wanting to become volunteer “cuddlers” in the hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The video was created and posted on Facebook in support […]