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Young Girl Raises Thousands of Dollars for Seattle Children's

Young Girl Raises Thousands of Dollars for Seattle Children's

Since the age of 8, Makenna Schwab has been raising money for the kids at Seattle Children's. It's the place she considers her second home. The staff at Seattle Children’s showed their gratitude by organizing a celebration for Makenna complete with cake, a tour of the low dose radiation X-ray machine she helped purchase for the hospital and a recorded video message from a special celebrity friend. Dr. Vincent Mosca, chief of foot and ankle medicine and surgery, and a doctor who has treated Makenna over the years, talks about her positivity and acceptance throughout the challenges she’s faced.

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Ranked as one of the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Seattle Children’s serves as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country. As one of the nation’s top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children’s Research Institute is internationally recognized for its work in neurosciences, immunology, cancer, infectious disease, injury prevention and much more. Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Foundation works with the Seattle Children’s Guild Association, the largest all-volunteer fundraising network for any hospital in the country, to gather community support and raise funds for uncompensated care and research. Join Seattle Children’s bold initiative – It Starts With Yes: The Campaign for Seattle Children’s – to transform children’s health for generations to come.

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