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Your Support Matters.  Donors Make Miracles Happen.  

These heartwarming stories show how your support helps save lives, develop new treatments and comfort families who turn to Children's Omaha for the best pediatric care in the region.

Thanks to community supporters like you who volunteer, make a generous gift, collect and donate goods, and attend events around town - Children's Omaha continues to transform the lives of children in need.

Children's Hospitals are full of dedicated staff giving the gift childhood. But at the Foundation it is the donors who are making miracles happen. Funding everything from research to facilities and equipment, our donors are changing lives.  Join us in celebrating their stories.

Hyundai Motor America

Little hands were dipped in colorful paint. One by one, they were led to blank canvases and a white lab coat where they left their handprints. Children fighting cancer left their mark on these symbols of hope to commemorate their brave battles as part of the Hyundai Hope On Wheels Handprint Ceremony at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center. Hyundai Motor America showed their support for Children’s Hospital & Medical Center by selecting it as one of its recipients of the 2013 Hyundai Hope Grants. Read the full story... 

Family Honors Son's Lifesavers with a Planned Gift

A tile on the outdoor plaza at the Specialty Pediatric Center reads “For the Kids Fighting Cancer – Beresh Family.” It’s a tribute to Steve and Kellie Beresh’s teenage son, Jake, and serves a testament to the family’s ongoing commitment to Children’s Hospital & Medical Center. “Children’s saved Jake’s life, and we are forever grateful,” said his mother, Kellie. “No matter how much you give, you can never repay the caregivers for what they did for our family.” Read the full story...