For kids with a chronic illness, spending weeks and sometimes months at UC Davis Children’s Hospital and the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center is required. Not only are these pediatric patients dealing with life threatening illnesses, they are away from home, missing the comfort of their normal routines. Child life [...]
UC Davis Children’s Hospital relies on people in our community to help create a place of healing and hope for the kids and their families. You don’t have to be a big corporation to make a big difference.
Here you’ll find news and stories about the generosity of donors and organizations that support UC Davis Children’s Hospital and the kids and families we serve.
These are the individuals, the families, the doctors, the corporations, the organizations and community members that help to ensure that every child gets the finest medical care – and every family receives the compassion and support they deserve. These are the miracle makers’ stories.
Being hospitalized can be a scary thing … especially for kids. A child’s ability to cope depends on so many factors, including age, the gravity of the diagnosis and support systems available to them. While several of those factors are unpredictable, kids at UC Davis Children’s Hospital can count on one thing, for sure. [...]
Imagine this. You have had a number of tests. You’ve been poked and prodded. Then you are told you have cancer. What’s cancer, you ask? You don’t know because are only six years old. This is just one of many scenarios that play out at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. From accidents to illness, children face the unimaginab [...]
Monday, March 11, "Flip it Forward" for kids at Children's Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals at UC Davis Children's by getting breakfast on campus at the UC Davis Medical Center IHOP drive through. On the eve of #FreePancakeDay, short-stacks will be available in Lot 12, adjacent to the UC Davis Education Building, 4610 X [...]
Jersey Mike’s Subs locations across the country join forces with local charities for the company’s annual Month of Giving fundraising campaign. This year, 11 locations in the greater Sacramento area will benefit Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Throughout the month, patrons can visit one of t [...]
“When you look past the illness or injury, into the child’s eyes … you see who they really are.” And, what they need. That’s what Diana Sundberg, manager of the UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department has discovered during her tenure in the field. Sundberg and her team of child life specialists play a [...]
Pinstripers from across the nation gathered at Cal Expo this month for Sacramento Autorama, an annual event for car enthusiasts. Like in years’ past, artists painted items to be auctioned off as fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Organized by TJ Pagano, co-owner of Pagano Rod &am [...]
UC Davis Children’s Hospital benefits from First Tech Credit Union’s dedication to technology and innovation
First Tech Federal Credit Union has been a dedicated Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals partner for many years, raising funds for children’s hospitals across the country, including UC Davis Children’s Hospital. At a check presentation in February, First Tech made their most recent donation to CMN at UC Davis in [...]
Play games AND heal kids at the same time? Talk about a dream come true for "Seibermaki"! An avid gamer, Shawn S., AKA @Seibermaki on Twitter, is a member of Extra Life, an organization that unites thousands of players around the world to host fundraising and gaming marathons in support of local Children’s Miracle Netw [...]
Spirit Halloween Stores’ donations to UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department now top $500,000
Hospitalization is hard. It can be really scary, especially for children. But thanks to generous support from donors like Spirit Halloween Superstores, UC Davis Children’s Hospital can help through its Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department. Spirit Halloween store operators Kirk and Shanda Pierce make supporti [...]