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

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

Seattle Children’s Hospital, Foundation and Research Institute together deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and raise funds to create better futures for patients. Consistently ranked as one of the top 10 children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Seattle Children’s Hospital specializes in meeting the unique physical, emotional and developmental needs of children from infancy through young adulthood. Through the collaboration of physicians in nearly 60 pediatric subspecialties, Seattle Children’s Hospital provides inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic, surgical, rehabilitative, behavioral, and emergency and outreach services to families from around the world.

Located in downtown Seattle’s biotech corridor, Seattle Children’s Research Institute is pushing the boundaries of medical research to find cures for pediatric diseases and improve outcomes for children all over the world. Internationally recognized investigators and staff at the research institute are advancing new discoveries in cancer, genetics, immunology, pathology, infectious disease, injury prevention, bioethics and much more.

Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Foundation and Seattle Children’s Hospital Guild Association work together to gather community support and raise funds for uncompensated care, clinical care and research. The foundation receives nearly 80,000 gifts each year, from lemonade stand proceeds to corporate sponsorships. Seattle Children’s Hospital Guild Association is the largest all-volunteer fundraising network for any hospital in the country, serving as the umbrella organization for 450 groups of people who turn an activity they love into a fundraiser. Support from the foundation and guild association makes it possible for Seattle Children’s care and research teams to improve the health and well-being of all kids.

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