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Opening the doors in Fall 2017

TwinLakesFacilityFront With love and gratitude to all who made the purchase of this beautiful home possible! We present to you Crescent Cove, a place of respite for kids and families! THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts!!!

Our closing went smoothly and we are honored to move into the next era of working to open the home in the fall! This beautiful 6,700 square foot home will serve the needs of families who arrive for respite or to care for their child at the end-of-life. It is surrounded by pristine beauty on Twin Lakes just outside of Minneapolis and includes the many spaces necessary to care for children and families. Take a look at the video to imagine how families will soon be served by Crescent Cove! Watch the video here!

There is much more work ahead. Please help us reach our goal to renovate and operate this long-awaited children’s hospice and respite home. We hope to open in the fall of 2017, but need your help to make that possible! Click here to donate: Your support makes all the difference!

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Crescent Cove Day with the Minnesota Twins

Buy Your Twins tickets today and support Crescent Cove!1st Pitch With an early spring upon us we hope for a beautiful day as we celebrate our mission with our Harmon Killebrew Hospice Home for Kids Fund on Saturday, May 6th for the Twins vs. Red Sox game at 1:10pm.

Purchase tickets with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Crescent Cove by calling Luis Brazeales with the MN Twins at 612-659-3575 or emailing

You can click here to download the flyer with more information or to mail your order in to the Twins.

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2nd Annual Pediatric Palliative Care Symposium

2nd Annual Pediatric Palliative Care Symposium

Friday, October 14th, 1 pm-5:30 pm and Saturday, October 15, 8 am-Noon
LifeSource Conference Center ~ 2225 W. River Rd. N., Minneapolis, MN

The Thresholds of Living, Dying, and Death: Pediatric Palliative, Hospice and Bereavement Care

At the completion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  1. Provide objective feedback and have improved insight about caring and critical conversations.
  2. Confidently engage in caring and critical conversations with families on the arc of living, dying and death.
  3. Understand and state Crescent Cove’s mission and vision.

*Accreditation – This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare and Crescent Cove. Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare is accredited by the MMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Crescent Cove in the News!

Crescent Cove’s support for families will expand to pediatric hospice care
See the MINNPOST article from February 8th, 2017 here

A peaceful place for children to live – and to die
Crescent Cove’s pediatric hospice and respite home in Brooklyn Center will be the state’s first. See the February 6, 2017 Star & Tribune article here

Crescent Cove on CCX Cable Channel 12
On February 6, 2017 Crescent Cove Founder, Katie Lindenfelser, appeared on CCX Channel 12 News. The Crescent Cove feature can be found here. Thank you Cable Channel 12 for sharing our goal to open the hospice on Twin Lakes by the Fall.

Crescent Cove on KTIS Radio
Crescent Cove Founder, Katie Lindenfelser, was featured on KTIS and Faith Radio on June 18th and 19th, 2016. If you would like to hear the complete interview, please click here.

Crescent Cove Featured in Star Tribune
Crescent Cove was featured in an article in the Star Tribune on 12/5/15. If you would like to read the article on their website click here.


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About Crescent Cove

The mission of Crescent Cove, formerly Children’s Lighthouse of Minnesota, is to offer care and support to children and young adults with a shortened life-expectancy, and their families. We intend to fulfill this dream by creating one of only a handful of children’s residential hospice and respite care homes in the United States.