A Celebration of Caring for Children

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Broadcast to Feature Local Children

(Sioux Falls, SD) – Sanford Children’s Hospital, the region’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, will host a special television event celebrating the premier medical care it has provided to children. This year’s annual broadcast highlights stories of our Miracle Children, including one or more from your community, as well as highlighting the contributions of area businesses and groups that have worked tirelessly over the last year to raise funds for Sanford Children’s Hospital.

The broadcast will be Sunday, June 5 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. It will take place in the Great Hall of Sanford Children’s Hospital and will be broadcast live on KELO-TV.

Sanford Children’s Hospital joined the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals team in 1986. As part of this network, 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. 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 Health

Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in Fargo, ND and Sioux Falls, SD and consists of two long-standing organizations that merged in 2009. Sanford is now the largest, rural, not-for-profit healthcare system in the nation with a presence in 110 communities in eight states. In addition, Sanford Health is in the process of developing international clinics in Belize and Ireland.

Sanford Health includes 32 hospitals, 111 clinic locations and more than 900 physicians in 70 specialty areas of medicine. With more than 20,000 employees, Sanford Health is the largest employer in North and South Dakota. The system is experiencing dynamic growth and development in conjunction with Denny Sanford's $400 million gift in 2007, the largest gift ever to a healthcare organization in America. This gift is making possible the implementation of the several initiatives including global children's clinics, multiple research centers and finding a cure for type 1 diabetes. For more information, visit www.sanfordhealth.org.


Contact:
Jessica Brovold | Media Relations  | Sioux Falls Region
605-366-2432 | jessica.brovold@sanfordhealth.org