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How Your Dollars Make Miracles 

The Pediatrics Department at the University of Kansas Medical Center is proud to be the local CMN Hospital in the Greater Kansas City area. The funds raised through CMN events go directly to fund pediatric research initiatives taking place exclusively at KU Medical Center. In addition, funds help sick and injured children being treated at the University of Kansas Health System. These dollars are used to pay for charitable care, equipment, supplies and educational programs.

Teaming up for the 6th annual Union Miracle Bowl

The 6th Annual CMN Union Miracle Bowl took place on October 1st and it was an amazing success raising $31,253 for KU Medical Center. Sponsored by Pipe Fitters Local #533 and Roofers Local #20, over 100 Labor Union members representing a variety of different locals in the Kansas City community came together to strike up some fun and support Children’s Miracle Network. Funds were raised through sponsorships, individual fundraising, and several exciting raffle opportunities.

We are thrilled to recognize Roofers Local #20 as the Top Fundraising Team and Paul Post from Roofers Local #20, our Top Fundraising Individual for raising a remarkable $4,050.

Congratulations to our tournament Champions, Plumbers and Gas Fitters Local #8 and to Sheet Metal Workers Local #2 for their impressive 2nd place finish. Cheers to our top men’s bowler, Duncan Schmitz and top women’s bowler, Gabby Hubbard, both from IBEW Local #124.

 Thank you to Ward Parkway Lanes for hosting our event each year and to Sarpino’s North Leawood for always providing a delicious lunch. Special thanks to Awards & T-Shirts Specialists, Inc. who generously donated the event t-shirts and awesome awards for our participants. The great success of our raffle and the variety of items were made possible through the kindness of countless donors, including Pipe Fitters Local #533, Cumulus Media, OPCMIA Local #518, and Westlake Ace Hardware-Hwy 291 in Lee’s Summit.

 Finally, heartfelt recognition goes to this year’s planning committee: Becky Capper of AFL-CIO, Heather Figous of Awards & T-Shirts Specialists, Inc., Kevin Hendrickson of Pipe Fitters Local #533 and Paul Post of Roofers Local #20 for sharing their time and enthusiasm for making every aspect of this event fun and memorable.  

Walgreens: Champions of Health, Well-Being & KIDS!

For two weeks in September, Walgreens locations gave their all during their annual CMN campaign.  Beginning on September 14, associates asked their customers to join them in their support of families at KU Medical Center by asking for donations throughout the stores.  Customers helped the stores reach and exceed their goals by making a donation at the register.     

Some locations pulled out all the stops during the campaign and created inventive ways to raise additional funds.  From tracking donations on a brick wall to having their staff “thrown in jail”, stores got creative to help ensure the health and well-being of every child being treated at KU Medical Center!  

Many thanks to Walgreens associates and their customers for a record-breaking campaign! 

A Banner Year for Love's Travel Stops

There was a refreshed air of excitement at Love’s Travel Stops this year as they embarked on their annual fundraising campaign. At the district management conference, Matt Box, general manager of the Eagleville, MO Love’s location, along with his son, shared their miracle story. With very few dry eyes in the room, our Love’s managers had a special task at hand…make sure the rubber meets the road and dollars start rolling in for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

At the end of their month-long fundraising push, Love’s Travel Stops raised $52,225 for children treated at KU Medical Center!

Love’s brand-new location in Cameron, MO, lead the pack, bringing in $10,285! We are immensely grateful for all eight locations that raise funds for kids treated here in the KC Heartland. The campaign may be over, but you can round up the change at the register all year long. So next time you stop into Love’s say thank you and round up a few cents for the kids!

Bright, Merry, Miracles: Holiday Cards for Sale! 

Spread a little holiday cheer with Children’s Miracle Network holiday cards, available for purchase now! Three designs available: Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and an exclusive CMN tree design. $25 for pack of 25 5x7 folded cards with blank envelopes

Click the link to shop, buy, and share miracles this holiday season!

Join Us for the 2022 Miracle Day of Hope Radiothon

On Thursday, December 8, Cumulus Media will celebrate the 2022 Miracle Day of Hope Radiothon. Funds raised during this twelve-hour event will benefit KU Medical Center to ensure that every child continues to receive the care they need and deserve through a variety of healthcare initiatives supported by Children’s Miracle Network.

Set your radio, phone, or smart device to your favorite Cumulus station: 101.1 The Fox, 94.9 KCMO, 95.7 The Vibe, Magic 107.3, KCMO Talk Radio at 103.7 FM and 710 AM, X105.1 or 102.5 Jack FM and share in the joy of the holiday season by donating to this year’s Miracle Day of Hope Radiothon.

You can also support KU Medical Center Pediatrics by attending Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s 2022 Winter Tour, The Ghosts of Christmas Eve: The Best of TSO and More on Monday, December 26 at the T-Mobile Center. The special 8 pm performance will support CMN with $1 of every ticket sold benefiting KU Medical Center.

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Children’s Miracle Network KC Heartland
P.O. Box 3245
Kansas City, KS 66103
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