Summer 2014 

Children's Mercy Recognized Among the Best by U.S. News & World Report for Seventh Consecutive Year

Children's Mercy is among the nation's best children's hospitals according to the 2014-15 U.S. News & World Report "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings. Learn more about the excellent work philanthropy makes possible.

read more

Children's Mercy Board Chairman Receives Missouri Hospital Association Award

JackOvelJohn "Jack" Ovel, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Children's Mercy, is a recipient of the 2014 Excellence in Governance award from the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) for his contributions to the health care community.

read more

Children's Mercy Celebrates Second Annual Chair Investiture

Kathy J. Goggin, PhD

    Stephen F. Kingsmore,  MB, ChB, BAO, DSc, FRCPath

On Thursday, May 22, close friends and peers gathered to celebrate Dr. Kathy J.Goggin and Dr. Stephen F. Kingsmore who recently assumed endowed chairs in Pediatric Education and Research and Pediatric Genomic Medicine, respectively. Learn more about the power of endowed giving.

 read more

Kids Helping Kids: You Gotta Be Kidding!
ChapsbandToyDrive A special trio of kiddos band together to raise money and collect toys and supplies for the Children's Mercy Child Life Program.

read more

Your Support Makes it Possible:
Watch Addison's Story of Transformation
AddisonStory 2
Addison Matney and her twin brother, Conner, were born at just 27 weeks. Due to complications from her premature birth, Addison needed the assistance of a home ventilator after leaving the hospital.Watch how a family bonded together to help their daughter grow stronger.
read more






CMHTwitter CM Icon
A Message from Jenea Oliver, Vice President of Philanthropy

Dear Children's Mercy donors and friends,

JeneaOliverThank you for donating to Children's Mercy, for being a friend and advocate of the hospital, and for caring about what it takes to fund lifesaving research and treatment for children. You are wonderful!

I know you're busy, and it would have been easy for you to ignore this newsletter. I'm really glad you didn't. You are reading the premiere issue of Transformed, a quarterly news-letter that offers quick, easy-to-read news and information you care about.

continue reading


Introducing Phil Watson, Managing Director of Philanthropic Gift Planning

PWatsonPhil comes to Children's Mercy from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he served as Director of Gift Planning. Prior to his career in philanthropy, Phil enjoyed 16 years building personal trust and investment relationships for commercial banks in Kansas City, Wichita and Lawrence.

learn more about gift planning

Ways to Give to Children's Mercy

Our Donors' Stories

2014 Big Slick Celebrity Weekend, June 20-21
The event is sold out, but you can still support your favorite Big Slick celebrity.

learn about this year's Big Slick

Upcoming Community Events

Contact Us

Children's Mercy
Department of Philanthropy
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64109
(816) 234-1300 |


Magnetlogo UMKC

Powered By BlackbaudUnsubscribe | Forward to a friend | Visit our website

Children's Mercy Hospital. © 2018 All rights reserved.