Help Our Kids

Donate your birthday and make a big difference for kids at Children's Mercy

Ask For Birthday Gifts that Transform Lives

For your child’s next birthday, ask friends and family to make a special gift to Children’s Mercy in his or her name. That gift, in lieu of a birthday present, will help teach your child the joy of giving back and will transform the lives of kids in need of care.

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Your Love Transforms Kids' Lives

There are many ways you can help make a difference in the lives of kids at Children’s Mercy. Every act of support helps power truly transformative care for a child in need.

With your help, every kid has a better chance for a healthier, happier life through innovative, comprehensive, world-class care. Your support will help us serve even more children for years to come.

How You Can Help

Make a Gift

Make a Gift

Help transform the lives of thousands of children in need with a generous gift from the heart today.

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Help make every visit easy for families and visitors to the hospital.

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Big Slick

2016 Big Slick: Bigger Than Ever!

Kansas City’s own and celebrity friends Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, Rob Riggle, Eric Stonestreet and David Koechner made a BIG difference for kids at Children’s Mercy. Get in on the fun through the Big Slick online campaign!

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Organize a Fundraiser

Organize a Fundraiser or Drive

Collect much needed items and generous donations from your community to make an even bigger difference for kids receiving care.

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Participate in an Event

Participate in an Event

Take part in an event that benefits kids at Children’s Mercy and helps transform their lives.

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Your Impact

Giving Back Through Golf

Golf Tournament

When it comes to making the world a better place, local company Black & Veatch knows we’re all in it together. And it starts here at home. Their annual golf tournament has raised millions of dollars for Children’s Mercy over nearly 20 years, with proceeds supporting research and treatment innovations.

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"This Is One of the Things We Cure"


Penelope’s heart condition sounded scary when the doctors described it to her parents. But the pediatric experts at Children’s Mercy had the tools and expertise they needed to heal her heart and ease her parents’ fears. Today, Penelope is growing and thriving thanks to her incredible medical team and loving family.

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Kids Helping Kids

Kids Helping Kids

After a lengthy stay in the Burn Unit at Children’s Mercy when he was an infant, Eli wanted to give back to kids going through the same thing. He organized a sidewalk sale and bought loose-fitting clothes and new toys for kids being treated at the same Burn Unit where he was treated years ago.

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Our Legacy of Compassion and Transformation

With generous community support, Children’s Mercy has been transforming the lives of children in need for nearly 120 years.

Your generosity ensures our world-class, compassionate team of pediatric experts can continue to discover cures, relieve fears and bring health and hope to children and their families, regardless of their ability to pay.

Make a gift from the heart today that will transform lives.

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