Funds raised by Children's Miracle Network support a variety of different healthcare initiatives at KU Medical Center and the University of Kansas Health System. From equipment and supplies to patient and educational programs, the focus centers on ensuring the every child that walks through our doors gets the best care possible and every opporunity to live life to their potential.
Click on the videos below to see CMN's funds in action.
Music Therapy: Music Therapy allows kids to express themselves and manage spending time in the hospital. Funds raised help to purchase musical instruments and resources that make sure music therapy is available for kids at the University of Kansas Health System.
Child Life: Hospitals can be intimidating for kids. A Child Life Specialist helps children and families navigate hospitalization while managing their expectations in a way they can understand. The best way to do this is through play! Funds raised help to purchase supplies for activities to keep kids busy and engaged during their stay.
Happy Bottoms: An estimated 22,000 children in Kansas City need diaper assistance. Happy Bottoms is a program that is funded through CMN contributions and provides free diapers to families treated at KU Medical Center and the University of Kansas Health System.
Angel Eye Cameras: Angel Eye Cameras are placed on the top of isolettes in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and give comfort to families by allowing them to see their babies from anywhere. Through CMN fundraising, 8 additional Angel Eye Cameras purchased as well as software upgrades for every camera in the 32 room unit.
Marillac Pediatric Mental Health Campus: Marillac serves children and adolescents with mental illness and behavioral challenges through a continuum of care that is specialized, compassionate and leading edge. All programs are designed to help kids return back to their homes and communities. CMN helps fund specialized equipment and resources for their treatment plans.
Pet Therapy: CMN is proud to fund Pet Therapy, which helps kids, parents, siblings and even the medical staff on their toughest days in the hospital.