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CHOC Children's Gala

CHOC Children’s commitment to innovate simply would not be possible without the generosity of our supporters. This year, individuals, foundations, community organizations and corporations joined forces to raise a total of $26.5 million to support our mission.

Our distinct gratitude is given to Sandy Segerstrom Daniels, who gave a lead gift of $5 million to spark a community-wide initiative that will expand mental health services, and to Ralph and Sue Stern, whose pledge established a new program called Clown Care that will bring smiles to our patients’ faces. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) partners raised nearly $2.5 million; our thanks to Costco Wholesale and Credit Unions for Kids as our largest CMNH fundraisers of the year. Our Guilds deserve recognition for collectively raising $1.35 million, and special thanks to our highest fundraising guild of the year, the CHOC Glass Slipper Guild.

This year marked the 24th annual CHOC Walk in the Park, which drew an incredible 16,600 walkers and 900 teams. Together, they raised more than $2.1 million. We also held the CHOC Cherishes Children Gala, which raised $1.6 million and had a record 535 guests in attendance. The evening was highlighted by guest performer and Grammy-Award winning artist John Legend.

To our many donors and friends, thank you for making a significant difference at CHOC, allowing us to take pediatric health care to a new level.

Credit Unions for Kids gift presentation

CHOC Children's President and CEO Kim Cripe and Sandy Segerstrom Daniels

Costco Wholesale, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals fundraiser

Glass Slipper Guild Gala