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Miracle Season Raises Over $100,000 for Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center

December 13, 2002

Seattle, Wash.: Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center and KOMO television raised over $100,000 in pledges and sponsorship during The Miracle Season holiday television special that aired on Sunday, December 8.

Seattle, Wash.: Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center and KOMO television raised over $100,000 in pledges and sponsorship during The Miracle Season holiday television special that aired on Sunday, December 8. All proceeds benefit Children’s Hospital’s financial assistance program, ensuring that no child is turned away regardless of a family’s ability to pay.

“It was an inspiring show,” said Sherry Benaroya, Children’s Hospital Board of Trustees. “Many thanks to the families, sponsors and Christmas in the Northwest artists that participated in this wonderful program. Our partnership with KOMO is truly one we cherish.”

Hosted by KOMO 4 newscasters Kathi Goertzen and Steve Pool, the show featured inspirational Children’s patient stories and seasonal entertainment by artists from the Christmas in the Northwest CD.

The Miracle Season also recognizes the contributions of major corporate donors, including Newman’s Own, The John L. Scott Foundation, Log a Load for Kids and Credit Unions for Kids, and many others.

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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