Meet Our Donors

Caring individuals, families, corporations and foundations support our mission of making life better for children. Read their stories and learn why.

Scripps set standard for generosity at Children’s

October 10, 2012

Ric and Debbie Scripps have embodied the Children’s Medical Center mission, “To Make Life Better for Children”, through volunteering, board leadership, and philanthropy since 1982.

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MMK Foundation Gives $150,000 Gift to Help Provide Gaming Systems and Electronics for Patients at Children’s Medical Center

August 07, 2012

The MMK Foundation, established by Mark and Marcia King to effect positive, sustainable change in the lives of children, citizens, and communities globally, recently announced a gift of $150,000 to Children’s Medical Center. The gift will help provide electronics, entertainment, and electronic technology advancements for the Gastroenterology department, Endocrinology Center and other program areas.

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Baldridges give $1 million to Children’s Research Institute

July 25, 2012

“What could the Children’s Research Institute do with $1 million?” That was the question that Emy Lou and Jerry Baldridge asked Dr. Sean Morrison, director of the Children’s Research Institute, a joint venture between Children’s Medical Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center that opened in September.

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50-Year-Strong Women's Auxiliary Announces 2011-2012 Gifts to Children's Medical Center

June 11, 2012

$780,500 to support critical services at both hospital campuses

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Parents Give Gift Of Music To Dallas Hospital As A Thank You

June 08, 2012 – CBSDFW.com | By Tracy Kornet

"Pictures, the video, those are things we’re really really glad we have. We want people to have access too, so they can always have those memories, no matter how long they have their children with them."

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Tom Thumb Raises More Than $162,000 for Children's Medical Center

May 10, 2012

Kindness for Kids Campaign Benefits ACE Program for Childhood Cancer Survivors

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HPISD Students to be Recognized for Raising $12,890 for Children's

April 02, 2012

Students at Robert S. Hyer and John S. Bradfield elementary schools will be recognized during the Celebrating Healthy Kids and Change for Children's event on April 14 at the Park Cities YMCA for raising $12,890 for the Heart Center at the Children's Medical Center in Dallas.

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Children’s Medical Center’s Child Life Program Receives $68,000 Donation from Spirit Halloween Superstore and the local community

March 05, 2012

Spirit Halloween Superstore and the residents of the DFW-area raised more than $68,000 in donations for Children’s Medical Center within a two-month period. A check was presented to the Child Life program on Monday, March 5.

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The Andrea-Mennen Family Foundation commits more than $1 million to Children's.

March 02, 2012

Plano residents Christina and Rudy Andrea have a history of giving and volunteering to causes that are dear to them. Christina has been a volunteer at Children’s Medical Center for 15 years. Rudy, an avid cyclist, has participated in a bike ride that benefits the hospital for the past four years.

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Ed Heffernan, Alliance Data President and CEO, Joins Children's Medical Center Board of Directors

February 23, 2012

Alliance Data President and CEO Ed Heffernan has accepted an appointment to the board of directors for Children's Medical Center. In recent years, Heffernan has taken an active role in supporting the hospital by serving on the hospital's Corporate Partners Initiative, which encourages support from businesses in the local community as well as personal financial contributions.

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Dean Foods and Alliance Data CEOs Support Children's

August 28, 2011

Company CEOs of Dean Foods and Alliance Data have made significant corporate and personal commitments to help Children’s Medical Center maintain and enhance its position as the premier pediatric health care provider in North Texas and beyond.

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Endowment supports Child Life in honor of grandchildren.

January 01, 2011

The Bychok’s established an endowment that supports Child Life in honor of their grandchildren, and later established a charitable gift annuity. Their gift annuity provides them with an income for their lifetimes and will ultimately provide additional funding for their endowment.

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School District Raises Thousands for Children’s

November 30, 2010

Students and teachers, friends and families, and the entire Mabank community joined together in the spirit of Homecoming Week to raise $44,599 for Children’s Medical Center, their local Children’s Miracle Network hospital.

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Hometown Hero: Amy Korenvaes

November 30, 2010

Amy Korenvaes was recognized as a FOX 4 News Hometown Hero for her generous support of the Children’s Funnyatrics Clown Program, Funnyatrics.

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Dedman Family gives $2.35 million for new food allergy center

November 30, 2010

The Dedman family generously provides funds to build a comprehensive Food Allergy Program at Children’s. These Dallas community leaders, philanthropists are also parents of a patient.

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Dallas Star Brad Richards gives back in amazing ways

November 30, 2010

Brad Richards may be best known as an NHL All Star and Dallas Stars Center, but among Children’s Medical Center patients and families -- he’s beloved as an amazing ambassador of hope and inspiration.

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The Pauline Allen Gill Foundation gives $10 million

November 30, 2010

Pauline Gill Sullivan lived her life with a spirit of appreciation and thankfulness. That generous spirit will continue to touch the lives of patients at Children’s far into the future, thanks to a $10 million gift from the Pauline Allen Gill Foundation in support of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.

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Women’s Auxiliary donates $675,000 to Children’s

November 30, 2010

At its 2010 Spring meeting and brunch, The Women’s Auxiliary to Children’s Medical Center announced a $675,000 gift to Children’s to support several high-need areas of the hospital.

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Annette Simmons Heart Hospital dedicated in The Heart Center

November 30, 2010

The Heart Center, ranked one of the top pediatric programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, has even more reasons to celebrate. Children’s received a generous gift from the Harold Simmons Foundation to help fund the establishment of the Annette Simmons Heart Hospital as part of The Heart Center.

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