The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in 1855 as the nation’s first pediatric hospital. Through its long-standing commitment to providing exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children’s Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is among the largest in the country, ranking third in National Institutes of Health funding. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 430-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has been ranked first, second or third in nine out of 10 specialties in U.S. News& World Report’s America’s Best Children’s Hospitals issue. The rankings are published online at www.usnews.com/childrenshospitals and featured in the August 2010 issue of U.S. News& World Report.
CHOP ranked number one in Neonatal Care, Pulmonology, and Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders; second in Cancer, Urology, Heart and Heart Surgery, and Gastroenterology; third in Orthopaedics and Neurology and Neurosurgery; and sixth in Kidney. By ranking in the top 10 in all specialties, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia earns a place on the prestigious U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll. For more information, visit http://www.chop.edu.
Children’s Miracle Network is an international non-profit organization founded in 1983 to raise funds and awareness for 170 children’s hospitals throughout North America. It has raised more than $2 billion in support of the more than 17 million children treated at these hospitals every year for diseases, injuries and birth defects of every kind. Children’s Miracle Network hospitals treat all children regardless of affliction or the family’s ability to pay. Children’s Miracle Network‘s founding pledge is to put children first in all it does and keep 100 percent of donations in the community where they were raised.
Help AFTH to raise money to help children in need…join us at CHOP on September 10 or make a donation by phone or through their website.
Location: The Colket Atrium – The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Date: Friday, September 10, 2010 – 6:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday, September 11, 2010 – 9:00am – 7:00pm
To make a donation: