Mission Children's Hospital is a proud member of the new nonprofit foundation Together for Kids as part of Mission's ongoing commitment to the children of Western North Carolina. Together for Kids will raise funds nationally to help Mission Children's Hospital and other member hospitals to cope with dramatic increases in the health needs of children.How Can I Help?
The best way to support Together for Kids is to become a local sponsor or participate in Walk Across America. Please call the Foundation at 213-1009 if you need more information on how you can become involved. Also visit our News & Events page to learn more about event sponsorship that could benefit Mission Children's Hospital and Together for Kids, and visit our Community Partnerships page to learn more about aligning with Mission for a good cause. Every little bit helps, and our kids need us!
What Is Together For Kids?
Together for Kids is a national alliance of 34 children's hospitals and other hospital systems, representing 53 individual facilities that serve children in 47 U.S. cities. The network includes major university teaching hospitals, pediatric departments within hospitals, and children's hospitals in communities of all sizes. It also includes the 20 Shriners Hospitals for Children across the country that provide sophisticated orthopedic and burn treatment for children at no charge.
The alliance is dedicated to building a healthier future for America's kids by providing an urgently needed national fundraising mechanism for its member hospitals, helping them care for seriously ill children and tackling the toughest health issues facing all kids, with a focus on childhood obesity and accident prevention.
Together for Kids is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) public charity and plans to raise funds through corporate sponsorship, events, grants and other forms of philanthropy, distributing the funds to member hospitals to address the most urgent children's health needs in their communities.