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Children's Miracle Network

Overview

Children's Miracle Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children by raising funds for children's hospitals. Each year the 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals provide the finest medical care, life-saving research and preventative education to help millions of kids overcome diseases and injuries of every kind.

Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Children's Miracle Network has grown dramatically since its founding in 1983 to be one of the world's leading children's charities helping 17 million kids each year.

The 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals are there 24 hours a day to help kids of every age and background overcome every imaginable disease and injury—from asthma and broken bones to cancer, heart defects, pediatric AIDS, muscular dystrophy and serious injuries.

Through its year-round efforts, Children's Miracle Network has raised more than $3 billion to date, most of which is donated a dollar or two at a time by caring individuals.

Mission

Children's Miracle Network is dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children by raising funds for 170 children's hospitals.

History

Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Children's Miracle Network has grown dramatically since its founding in 1983, from a televised fund raiser in a small studio to one of the world's leading children’s charities helping 17 million kids each year.

The 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals are there 24 hours a day to help kids of every age and background overcome every imaginable disease and injury—from asthma and broken bones to cancer, heart defects, pediatric AIDS, muscular dystrophy and serious injuries. These children's hospitals are also on the front lines of preventing disease and injury through research, education and outreach programs that keep millions of kids out of the hospital each year.

Thousands of special events and grassroots fund raisers are conducted year-round through a coalition of premier children's hospitals, media partners and corporate volunteers working together to ensure healthy kids in their communities.

Program

Children's Miracle Network hospitals:

• Provide $2.5 billion in charity (uncompensated) care each year.
• Treat 98% of all children needing heart or lung transplants.
• Treat 88% of all children with cancer.
• Treat 76% of all children with cystic fibrosis.
• Treat 90% of all children with sickle cell anemia.
• Treat 72% of children with pediatric AIDS.
• Devote 60% of their services to children under age six and 25% to newborns.
• Train 60% of pediatricians and 80% of all pediatric specialists.
• Educate families about issues like child safety seats, helmet safety and bicycle
safety.
• Devote nearly a quarter of their care to newborns, who require the most intensive
nursing and medical care of all patients.
• Treat 6 million children for accident trauma each year.
• Treat 49,000 children with cancer each year.
• Treat 45,000 children for heart defects and problems each year.
• Treat 1,300 children for sickle cell anemia each year.

Impact

Children's Miracle Network hospitals treat 17 million children each year for every disease and condition imaginable.
• Children's Miracle Network serves its hospitals by raising the much-needed funds to pay for life-saving equipment, charity care and break-through research.
• Children's Miracle Network raises funds through a number of corporate sponsors and events such as the annual Children's Miracle Network Celebration broadcast.
• Children's Miracle Network's most recognizable symbol and greatest fund raising tool— the red and yellow paper Miracle Balloon—is sold in more than 33,000 sponsor locations throughout North America and has raised more than $250 million for children's
hospitals since 1986.
• Since 1983, Children's Miracle Network has raised more than $3 billion for hospitalized children—most of which is donated a dollar or two at a time by individuals throughout the United States and Canada.
• Children's Miracle Network enjoys support from:
107 Television Stations
270 Radio Stations
75 Sponsors
• Each year, Children's Miracle Network hospitals provide more than $3.2 billion in charitable
care; these non-profit children's hospitals depend on community support.
• Children's Miracle Network hospitals treat children with cancer, pediatric AIDS, muscular dystrophy, heart disease, leukemia, sickle cell anemia, asthma and accident trauma.
• Children's Miracle Network hospitals provide state-of-the-art compassionate care for all children. They are committed to serving children above all else.

Goals 

1. Continue effort to build the Children's Miracle Network brand and fully integrate co-branding efforts with hospitals, stations and sponsors.

1. Increase accountability and measurable impact to children's hospitals.
2. Increase the corporate campaign to $175 million annually.
3. Increase Radiothon revenue to $53 million annually.

 

CEO

James L. Hall, CEO

While serving on Children's Miracle Network's Board of Governors for several years, Mr. Hall developed a passion for the cause and in 2006 became the second CEO in the organization's history. He sees his most important role as transitioning the organization from the formative leadership of a passionate entrepreneur to one of the most efficient charitable organizations in North America. By implementing sophisticated communication strategies, technology and innovative business practices, he is working to solidify Children's Miracle Network's position as the leading charity in children's healthcare.

Prior to his service for Children's Miracle Network, Mr. Hall founded National Benefits Partner in 1998. After 10 years with AFLAC, Mr. Hall recognized the need for specialized benefits for healthcare employees. Under his visionary leadership, National Benefits Partner grew from an idea to an organization that provides insurance benefits to 500,000 healthcare employees at hundreds of hospitals across the United States.

Mr. Hall studied business administration at Westminster College and the London Business School. In addition to his service on Children's Miracle Network's board, he has served in various community-oriented capacities including commissioner of the Salt Lake Township Planning Commission. Mr. Hall is a member of the Young Presidents Organization, the Million Dollar Round Table and All Saints Episcopal Church. A native of Michigan, he resides in Salt Lake City, Utah with his three children

Board

Chair: Tom Sargent, President First Technology Credit Union
Vice Chair/Chair Elect: Dianna Morgan, Senior VP Public Affairs (retired) Walt Disney World Co.
Immediate Past Chair: Jim Dearth, MD, CEO The Children's Hospital & Health System
Treasurer: Jim Shmerling, CEO The Children's Hospital Denver
Secretary: Mario Pilozzi, President & CEO Wal-Mart Canada Corp.
Chair of Ethics Committee: Rich Bucciarelli, MD., VP for Government Relations, Univ. of Florida
Board Members:
Jimmy Alexander, VP, Human Resources Ace Hardware
Steve Alschuler, MD, President and CEO, The Children's Hosp. of Philadelphia
John Bel, President, Arkansas Children's Hosp. Foundation
Don Black, Pres and CEO, Child Health Corp. of America
John Bozard, Pres. Arnold Palmer Medical Center & Arnold Palmer Medical Center Foundation
Lissa A. McAnarney, MD., Professor, Pediatrics, Golisano Children's Hospital
Nana Mensah, Chairman & CEO, Xports, Inc.
Jimmy Osmond
Marie Osmond, Co-founder
John Schneider, Co-founder
Tom Sullivan, Pres., Children's Memorial Foundation
Jeff Smith, Sr. Vice Pres. and General Counsel, Walt Disney World Co.
Jon Vice, Pres., Children's Health System of Wisconsin, Inc.

Countries

Ireland, United Kingdom, United States

Contact

4525 S 2300 E

SALT LAKE CTY, UT 84117-4426

Phone: (801) 278-8900

http://www.childrensmiraclenetwork.org

EIN: 87-0387205


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Miracle Balloons: Children’s Miracle Network’s most recognizable symbol and greatest fund raising tool—the red and yellow Miracle Balloon—is sold online and in more than 33,000 sponsor locations throughout North America. When you buy a Miracle Balloon you're contributing to the treatment and preventative care of the 17 million children helped each year through the 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals in the U.S.

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One $5 Miracle Balloon

Children's Miracle Network

Miracle Balloons: Children’s Miracle Network’s most recognizable symbol and greatest fund raising tool—the red and yellow Miracle Balloon—is sold online and in more than 33,000 sponsor locations throughout North America. When you buy a Miracle Balloon you're contributing to the treatment and preventative care of the 17 million children helped each year through the 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals in the U.S.

Regular price $5.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Miracle Balloons: Children’s Miracle Network’s most recognizable symbol and greatest fund raising to

Donate A Balloon

$10 Miracle Balloon

Children's Miracle Network

Miracle Balloons: Children’s Miracle Network’s most recognizable symbol and greatest fund raising tool—the red and yellow Miracle Balloon—is sold online and in more than 33,000 sponsor locations throughout North America. When you buy a Miracle Balloon you're contributing to the treatment and preventative care of the 17 million children helped each year through the 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals in the U.S.

Regular price $10.00

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$25 Miracle Balloon

Children's Miracle Network

Miracle Balloons: Children’s Miracle Network’s most recognizable symbol and greatest fund raising tool—the red and yellow Miracle Balloon—is sold online and in more than 33,000 sponsor locations throughout North America. When you buy a Miracle Balloon you're contributing to the treatment and preventative care of the 17 million children helped each year through the 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals in the U.S.

Regular price $25.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Miracle Balloons: Children’s Miracle Network’s most recognizable symbol and greatest fund raising to

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$50 Miracle Balloon

Children's Miracle Network

Miracle Balloons: Children’s Miracle Network’s most recognizable symbol and greatest fund raising tool—the red and yellow Miracle Balloon—is sold online and in more than 33,000 sponsor locations throughout North America. When you buy a Miracle Balloon you're contributing to the treatment and preventative care of the 17 million children helped each year through the 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals in the U.S.

Regular price $50.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Miracle Balloons: Children’s Miracle Network’s most recognizable symbol and greatest fund raising to

Donate A Balloon

$100 Miracle Balloon

Children's Miracle Network

Miracle Balloons: Children’s Miracle Network’s most recognizable symbol and greatest fund raising tool—the red and yellow Miracle Balloon—is sold online and in more than 33,000 sponsor locations throughout North America. When you buy a Miracle Balloon you're contributing to the treatment and preventative care of the 17 million children helped each year through the 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals in the U.S.

Regular price $100.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Miracle Balloons: Children’s Miracle Network’s most recognizable symbol and greatest fund raising to

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$200 Miracle Balloon

Children's Miracle Network

Miracle Balloons: Children’s Miracle Network’s most recognizable symbol and greatest fund raising tool—the red and yellow Miracle Balloon—is sold online and in more than 33,000 sponsor locations throughout North America. When you buy a Miracle Balloon you're contributing to the treatment and preventative care of the 17 million children helped each year through the 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals in the U.S.

Regular price $200.00