Monday, June 4, 2012

2012 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Telethon raises more than $1.4 million for area children

The 27th annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Telethon raised $1,462,269 to benefit local sick and injured children thanks to the outpouring of generosity from people in the community, despite these difficult financial times.

“We could not have asked for a better event,” says Tim Siebert, director of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at CoxHealth. “Thank you to everyone who donated, to our sponsors and volunteers, for helping us help families across the Ozarks.”

Seibert acknowledged the generosity of a few sponsors including the following: Sensory Integrations, Downhome Productions, Re/Max, Great Southern Bank, Credit Unions for Kids, Price Cutter Charity Championship, CoxHealth, MSU Dance Bear-A-Thon, Mason’s, Dairy Queen, Kum & Go, KY3, Walmart, Power 96.5, Ace Hardware, Loves, IHOP, Marriott International, Golden Corral, The System - a Paul Mitchell Partner School, Kiwanis International and CoxHealth Auxiliary.

KY3 televised the event live beginning June 2 and ending at 5 p.m., Sunday, June 3, making it possible for the children’s charity to share “Miracle Kid” stories with the communities served by CMN Hospitals and CoxHealth.

About CMN Hospitals: Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of CoxHealth is a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to sick and injured children in the Ozarks. CoxHealth underwrites all administrative expenses of the charity locally, so that every dollar raised stays in our community and helps children. For more information on Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals or to donate, visit