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.


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 [...]

By | 2019-05-20T21:55:38+00:00 February 15, 2019|Uncategorized|

Registration for annual golf tournament to benefit UC Davis Children’s Hospital now open

Community members and corporate partners will take to the links again this year for the 13th annual CMN Friendship Invitational presented by Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis, ABC10 and 101.5 K-HITS. The event will be held April 4, 2019 at El Macero Golf Club in Davis and supports CMN’s mission to save and improve [...]

By | 2019-05-20T21:55:38+00:00 February 15, 2019|Uncategorized|

Local teens spend their free time dancing #ForTheKids at UC Davis Children’s Hospital

When the bell rings and teens are out of school, some feel they have too much time on their hands. But for Sacramento-area Mira Loma High School students, they see it as welcome time … on their feet! Mira Loma High School has participated in the Miracle Network Dance Marathon for 10 years and took to the dance floor ag [...]

By | 2019-05-20T21:55:38+00:00 February 13, 2019|Uncategorized|

It’s tattoo time! Wild Bill’s hosts the 18th annual Tattoo-a-thon #ForTheKids

If beauty is skin deep, it’s time to beautify while helping sick and injured children in the process! Wild Bill’s Tattoo is once again sharing their talent during the 18th annual Tattoo-a-thon on Saturday, Feb. 23. This event takes place from 8 a.m. to midnight at Wild Bill's Tattoo studio in Roseville and will feature [...]

By | 2019-05-20T21:55:38+00:00 February 7, 2019|Uncategorized|

UC Davis Health employee organizes concert to raise money for local kids’ health

UC Davis Health employee Jay Jay Dizon decided he wanted to do something to help sick and injured children at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. But what could he do? Organize a benefit concert! Dizon rallied his family and friends to help him bring the inaugural Drums of the Pacific concert to the Colonial Theater in Sacra [...]

By | 2019-05-20T21:55:39+00:00 February 4, 2019|Uncategorized|

Local radio celebrity takes his show on the road to promote IHOP’s National Pancake Day to benefit Children’s Miracle Network

As a prelude to IHOP’s National Pancake Day on March 12, Hot 103.5’s SugaBear in the Morning is embarking on a Sacramento-area breakfast tour to raise awareness and generate donations for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN). Sick and injured kiddos at UC Davis Children’s Hospital will benefit when you join us for breakfa [...]

By | 2019-05-20T21:55:39+00:00 January 31, 2019|Uncategorized|

Meet the Miracle Maker: Sanford Finkleman

Meet the Miracle Maker: Sanford Finkleman If kids can be made more comfortable during an MRI at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, Sanford Finkleman is going to do what he can to make that happen. If the pediatric critical care transport team needs new helmets, consider it done. If there is something – anything – Sanford Fi [...]

By | 2019-05-20T21:55:39+00:00 January 31, 2019|Uncategorized|

Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis invites you to SacAnime to play games and heal kids

Do you know where “fans come to play”? SacAnime! This pop-culture entertainment event features anime, manga and so much more, including a chance for you to sign up for Extra Life to support kids hospitalized at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. SacAnime began as an extension of the quarterly Comic, Toy and Anime Show (SAC- [...]

By | 2019-05-20T21:55:39+00:00 January 3, 2019|Uncategorized|

Global Winter Wonderland raises funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital through promo code

Global Winter Wonderland and ABC10 have joined forces to support UC Davis Children’s Hospital this holiday season. By purchasing tickets for this magical event using promo code UCDAVISPROUD, UC Davis Children’s Hospital will receive $3.50 for each adult ticket sold and $2.50 from every child ticket. Adult tickets are $ [...]

By | 2019-05-20T21:55:39+00:00 December 5, 2018|Uncategorized|