Katharine Berry Richardson and Alice Berry Graham founded Children’s Mercy on the belief that all children deserve the very best medical care. While medicine has changed a great deal since the hospital's founding sisters took in one sick child in need, the Children’s Mercy commitment has not. For more than a century, Children’s Mercy has provided the highest level of medical care to every child who passes through its doors – doors that remain open because of generous community support.
As the only free-standing pediatric hospital between Denver and St. Louis and a 501(c)3 non-profit organization (FEIN 44-0605373), Children’s Mercy relies on philanthropy to provide the highest level of clinical and psychosocial care, as well as research, educational and service excellence. Children’s Mercy is the hospital of choice for area families.
There are many ways to support Children's Mercy. Whether making a financial gift, donating items or volunteering, your contribution supports the Children's Mercy mission to provide the best care to every child.
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