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Miracle Makers Raises $5.5 Million for Children's Hospital to Benefit Pacific Northwest Children

June 05, 2001

Seattle – Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center and KOMO Television raised a record $5,504,344 this past weekend during the Miracle Makers broadcast.

Seattle – Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center and KOMO Television raised a record $5,504,344 this past weekend during the Miracle Makers broadcast.

Miracle Makers is a telethon in its 17th year in which programming showcases stories about Children’s patients and their families. It also recognizes major donors such as Costco Wholesale, Dairy Queen, John L. Scott, Rite Aid, Wal-Mart, Washington State Elks Association and many others.

All donations raised during the broadcast help ensure that no child is turned away regardless of a family’s ability to pay - a cornerstone of Children’s mission. Nationally, the broadcast raised over $229 Million for 170 non-profit pediatric hospitals in the United States and Canada.

About Seattle Children's Hospital

Consistently ranked as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s serves as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical referral center for the largest landmass of any children’s hospital in the country (Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho). For more than 100 years, Children’s has been delivering superior patient care and advancing new treatments through pediatric research. Children’s serves as the primary teaching, clinical and research site for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. The hospital works in partnership with Seattle Children’s Research Institute and Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation. For more information, visit http://www.seattlechildrens.org.

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