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About Children's Miracle Network

Children’s Miracle Network

  1. Founded in 1983 by John Schneider and Marie Osmond, the Children’s Miracle Network has raised more than $2.7 billion for hospitalized children – most of which is donated a dollar or two at a time by individuals throughout the United States and Canada.
  2. Children’s Miracle Network hospitals treat 17 million children each year for every disease and condition imaginable.

To learn more about what Children’s Miracle Network and the work it does globally, click here.

Children's Miracle Network at The Medical Center

  1. The Children’s Miracle Network at The Medical Center is one of 170 CMN-affiliated hospitals.
  2. 100% of every dollar raised by The Medical Center stays in our community to help children regardless of affliction or the family’s ability to pay.
  3. Since 1995, the Children’s Miracle Network at The Medical Center has raised more than $3 million.
  4. The Medical Center serves 21 counties –including four in east Alabama.
  5. The Medical Center had more than 39,000 pediatric patient visits last year.
  6. Annual contributions to CMN at the The Medical Center have increased steadily to over $600,00 a year.

Children’s Miracle Network at The Medical Center has several annual events that the community looks forward to each year.  Some of these include IHOP’s National Pancake Day, Tip-A-Snake Silent Auction & Dinner, One for the Kids BMW Car Raffle, Miracle Friday, Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day, Kissin’ 99.3 CMN Radiothon and Reindeer Run.  Please check the CMN Events and Registration link for current events.

I Support CMN Because…

“The CMN's extraordinary support of the High Risk Nursery made it possible for our 1lb., 11oz. granddaughter to grow into a beautiful, vibrant 11-year-old today.
- Bob and Linda Willmschen

“The pediatric services that The Medical Center provide the Chattahoochee Valley are remarkable. The ability to provide such high quality services greatly depends on the support of the community. We support the Children’s Miracle Network at The Medical Center knowing that every cent donated directly ensures these types of services are available for our grandchildren, our family and friends’ children and the other thousands of children that depend on The Medical Center to make them better. Ever since our granddaughter, Ruthie, was born we now call The Medical Center The Miracle Center.
-Rick and Marquette McKnight, former Honorary Co-Chairs of the Children’s Miracle Network

Our local CMN chapter was the critical difference that transformed our daughter's stay in the hospital from ordinary to extraordinary.
– Blair and Lesslie Carnahan,
Honorary Co-Chairs for the Children’s Miracle Network at The Medical Center 2007 – 2008

Our tenure as Honorary Co-Chairs for CMN was one of the most rewarding experiences we have shared. All the funds we raised through our Smiles For Life program stayed in Columbus to help local children. Brightening smiles to brighten a child’s life! What is more beautiful than a child’s smile!
– Dr. and Mrs. James Lopez
Honorary Co-Chairs for the Children’s Miracle Network at The Medical Center 2003 - 2004

As the region's leading provider of healthcare, Columbus Regional Health has touched the lives of most of the children and adults in this region through its comprehensive network of services. Located in the West Georgia city of Columbus, Columbus Regional was established in 1986 as a not-for-profit health services organization, but its roots can be traced back to 1836 when the local hospital was a small wooden building on the banks of the Chattahoochee River.