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Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of Greater Kansas City
Help Support Our CMN Partners
We are very thankful to the many businesses that are staying open to support our communities during this COVID-19 crisis, especially our CMN partners. We appreciate the work they are doing to keep all of us, including our CMN families, safe and healthy.
You can show your appreciation by supporting the following CMN partners. Please click on each logo to be directed to their websites for further information.
I AM MORE 2020
Before a child is diagnosed with an illness or injury, they are focused on being a student, a friend, or an athlete. But in a moment, that can change. Spelling tests are replaced with blood tests, soccer tournaments replaced with hospital stays. It can be easy to look at a child who is being treated at the University of Kansas Medical Center and only see their diagnosis, but we know that they are so much more. We know that everyone who supports Children's Miracle Network Hospitals is more than just real estate agents, cashiers, gamers, radio DJs, or sales associates. Everyone who helps raise funds for pediatric healthcare in Kansas City is a Miracle Maker.
This year we are celebrating MORE! We are celebrating kids that are more than patients, partners that are more than their profession and caregivers that are more than their title. We are also challenging you to help make 2020 a year of more, because the need for resources continues to grow and we want to continue to ensure that the children who come to the University of Kansas Medical Center receive the best care available. So, together let's make this a year of more! More celebrations, more fundraising, and more miracles!
UMKC Dances for KU Kids
The University of Missouri- Kansas City held their event, Kansas City Dance Marathon, on Leap Day, February 29. They had a party in the safari and celebrated a banner year, raising $6,615.13 for sick and injured kids here in Kansas City! That was an increase of $1,000 over their 2019 total!
Students sporting safari hats, and creative face paint danced, played games, and heard stories from, local miracle families about how their hard work impacts families treated at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Unique to Kansas City Dance Marathon, their organization is currently spearheaded by a dedicated group of students from the UMKC School of Medicine. Each year, Kansas City Dance Marathon hears from Dr. Christine Deeths. Not only is Dr. Deeths a mom to Miracle Children Rebecca and Tim, she is a graduate of UMKC School of Medicine. Hearing the Deeths family's story truly brings the mission of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals full-circle for many KCMD participants, as they truly never know when they will need the services of a CMN Hospital.
We cannot wait to see how this organization continues to make waves, raise funds, and create a wonderful tradition on their campus.
Thank You Mainstreet Credit Union
Many thanks to our friends at Mainstreet Credit Union for their amazing year of fundraising for KU Medical Center Pediatrics. Through the support and generosity of every employee and credit union member, they raised $9,222!! These funds were the result of the very successful sale of World's Finest Chocolate candy bars and an annual Skip-A-Pay campaign offered to members.
This year, the Skip-A-Pay campaign, which took place during the months of November, December and January, had a bit of competitive twist among the nine branches. Each month, the branch who raised the most in fundraising dollars received a special treat from CMN staff. From cookies to bundt cakes, each branch worked hard to be the recipient of a delectable dessert.
Congratulations to the Lenexa Branch, who won the November treat and the Olathe Branch on Loula St. who swept both December and January!
We appreciate Mainstreet Credit Union's hard work and dedication for making their 2019 CMN fundraising a sweet success!