Sioux Falls, (SD) — For 25 years, Children’s Miracle Network at Sanford Children’s Hospital has been providing premier medical care to children in the region. This year’s annual broadcast celebrates those contributions and local “Miracle Children” including one or more from your community.
This year’s broadcast is Sunday, June 6 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. It will be broadcast live on KELO-TV.
Sanford Children’s Hospital joined the Children’s Miracle Network team in 1986. As a Children's Miracle Network hospital, Sanford Children’s Hospital stands dedicated to this ideal that every child is unique, every diagnosis is different and every situation is special. 100 percent of funds raised stay here to help local children.
Broadcast hosts will introduce viewers to the following Miracle Children and their courageous families.
|Izzy Tyrell||Chamberlain, SD||10 Yrs||Leukemia||11:30am–12:30pm
|Cylie Pastian||DeSmet, SD||13 Yrs||Osteosarcoma.
|Taylor Tennant||Gettysburg, SD||6 Yrs||Pneumonia at Birth||10:30-11:00am|
|Case Brewer||Harrisburg, SD||10 mnths,
|Died at 10 months,
10 days old from
|Raymond Clark||Hartford, SD||9 Yrs||Memorial Piece.
|Nicholas Kappenman||Madison, SD||4 Yrs||Hystiocytosis||2:30–3:30pm|
|Susanna Voss||Madison, SD||6 Yrs||Premature||9:30–10:00am|
|Chandler Alesch||Marcus, IA||14 Yrs||High Risk Lukemia
at age 1
|Gabby Miller||New Underwood, SD||5 yrs||Life threatening
Influenza at age 4
|Carissa Brandt||Pierre, SD||13 Yrs||Cancer at 6 months||2:30–3:30 pm|
|Emma Beyers||Roscoe, SD||6 ½ Yrs||Type I Diabetes –
Fundraising to find a cure
|Alix VanRavenswaay||Sioux Center, IA||10 Yrs||Survived a Sudden
Cardiac Death Episode
|Amanda Alsstot||Sioux Falls, SD||14 Yrs||Ewings Sarcoma(Cancer)||11:30am–12:30pm|
|Chloe Goldade||Sioux Falls, SD||Hip Dysplasia||1:00-2:00pm|
|Adam Erickson||Sioux Falls, SD||9 Yrs||Type 1 Diabetes diagnosed
at 23 months
|Emily Gross||Sioux Falls, SD||23 Yrs||Motor Vehicle Accident
|Alexandra Gregor||Sioux Falls, SD||MRSA (Staph Infection)||1:00–2:00pm|
| Ashley & Alyssa
|Sioux Falls, SD||10 Yrs||Twin to Twin Transfusion.
|Olivia & Meredith
Champions for SD)
|Watertown, SD||4 & 3 Yrs||Pulmonary hypertension,
& Breathing Issues
Miracle Children will also be recognized during the closing ceremony from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
If you would like to connect with a family to feature its inspiring story, please contact Sanford Health Media Relations at (605) 366-2432.
About Sanford Children’s and Sanford Health & MeritCare
Sanford Children’s Hospital is part of the Sanford Health & MeritCare system. Sanford Health & MeritCare consists of two long-standing health systems in the Dakotas who merged in 2009; Sanford Health based in Sioux Falls, SD and MeritCare based in Fargo, ND. The largest rural not-for-profit healthcare system in the nation, Sanford Health & MeritCare serves six states (North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma). It includes 30 hospitals with a total of 1,600 beds, as well as more than 800 physicians in numerous clinics in more than 70 specialty areas of medicine. With more than 18,000 employees, Sanford Health & MeritCare is the largest employer in North and South Dakota. For more information, visit sanfordmeritcare.com.