Our History

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals began in 1983 by founders Marie Osmond, Jon Schneider, Mick Shannon and Joe Lake. Since then, each year 170 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals throughout the US and Canada provide the finest medical care, live saving research and preventative education to help thousands of kids overcome diseases and injuries of every kind.

The organization’s two goals were to:

Those goals still drive the organization to new heights today.

In 1985 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals proudly partnered with the Pediatrics Department at the University of Kansas Medical Center, where we have been helping local kids ever since.

Last modified: Sep 04, 2015
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