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Together, we are transforming lives


Join your friends, neighbors and community leaders in making a difference for thousands of children and their families right here in Kansas City and across the region.

Through your involvement, you become an integral part of the Children’s Mercy family. Our compassionate community knows the power of giving back, and understands that every little bit can help transform the life of a child in need.

Explore all the ways you can help the children and families cared for at Children’s Mercy.

Your impact

Sewing Hope: One Bag at a Time

Katie was recovering from open-heart surgery when she had an idea — if other kids were as grossed out by their medical drainage bags as she was, it would be great to come up with a way to cover up the gross stuff so kids could be happier while they healed. Inspired to make a difference, Katie created colorful medical bag cover ups and shared them with other kids at the hospital. Pretty soon, the whole community was involved. To date, more than 800 bags have been distributed at Children’s Mercy

Pay it forward

Smiles for Miles at the KC Cares for Kids Walk

Every year, the KC Cares for Kids Walk raises awareness — and funds — for kids in our community receiving treatment at Children’s Mercy for pediatric cancer or blood disorders. More than 1,000 neighbors, friends and family members walk together to support brave patients who have gone through so much in their young lives. The donations help ensure all kids in need receive world-class care.

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