We are extremely excited to announce our 2013 Miracle Kids! These five courageous individuals have truly defied the odds, undergoing harrowing journeys to health.
These children, and their incredible families, possess a genuine fighting spirit that is truly inspiring.
- James Daniels III — “A Life Turned Inside Out — Boy Defies Medical Odds”
- Leah Bell-Upsher — “Odds Were Against Baby Girl Born 17 Weeks Early”
- Alyssa Morales — “Strength and Family Key to Recovering From Eating Disorder”
- Courtney Wagner — “Playing Through the Pain – of Two Brain Tumors”
Please join us in congratulating these wonderful miracles, and all of our pediatric patients, as we celebrate them throughout Miracle Weekend, June 1 and 2.
Miracle Weekend kicks off Saturday, June 1, with the 17th annual Stroll for Strong Kids fundraising walk and 5K run. The event starts at 8 a.m. at Genesee Valley Park and wraps up at about 1 p.m. To sign up or learn more, visit www.givetokids.urmc.edu/stroll.
Tune in to Children’s Miracle Network’s News10NBC Telethon on Sunday, June 2, to meet the Miracle Kids and their families, along with Golisano Children’s Hospital supporters and health care providers. The Telethon is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. on News10NBC. Dial (585) 241-KIDS during the Telethon or donate online to make a gift.