Children's Mercy

The mission of Children's Mercy's Department of Philanthropy team is to promote the health and well-being of children by maximizing private philanthropy, public grants and volunteer support.

Children's Mercy Features

    posted on 26 Jan 2016 | Group News
    Twelve-year-old Dante Jackson of Lenexa loves baseball and is a big fan of the Kansas City Royals. So when it came time for the sixth-grader from Rosehill Elementary School in the Shawnee Mission...
    posted on 26 Jan 2016 | Group News
    In June 1897 surgeon Katharine Berry Richardson and her sister, dentist Alice Berry Graham, rented a hospital bed for a 6-year-old girl named Stella. They had found her abandoned on the Kansas City...
    posted on 19 Jan 2016 | Group News
    Researchers at CMH have developed a method for predicting a patient's response to medications using whole genome sequencing. Their work was reported Wednesday in the journal Nature Genomic Medicine...
    posted on 19 Jan 2016 | Group News
    Soon, doctors and scientists expect to begin controversial genome sequencing of healthy newborn babies, part of a research program funded by the federal government on behalf of genetic science. As...
    posted on 14 Jan 2016 | Group News
    Join us for an evening of gourmet food, top-notch live entertainment and a charity auction as we aim to once again raise $1 million to support the mission of Children's Mercy. Visit www.redhotnight....

Other news from Children's Mercy

    posted on 12 Jan 2016 | Group News
    Children's Mercy Hospital was designated as a Magnet organization in 2003, 2007 and 2012 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program. This prestigious...
    posted on 5 Jan 2016 | Group News
    On New Year's Day, a young girl's gift and legacy will be celebrated during the Tournament of Roses Parade. Midwest Transplant Network's Donate Life float will honor 9-year-old Hally...
    posted on 28 Dec 2015 | Group News
    As we reflect on 2015, we owe our deepest gratitude to the dedicated community of donors, volunteers and friends who support Children's Mercy. In the past year, members of the community have made...
    posted on 28 Dec 2015 | Group News
    As a part of the Magnet Site Visit, a Community Stakeholders meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 17th, 2016, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. in the William P. Harsh Community Room....
    posted on 15 Dec 2015 | Group News
    THANK YOU, Henson's Heroes!!! Saturday Raegan, Caleb and lots of friends stuffed a bus FULL of holiday toys for kids at Children's Mercy!

About Us

Children’s Mercy, located in Kansas City, Mo., is one of the nation’s top pediatric medical centers. The 354-bed, not-for-profit hospital provides care for children from birth through the age of 21, and has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America's Best Children's Hospitals.” For the third time in a row, Children’s Mercy has achieved Magnet nursing designation, awarded to fewer than seven percent of all hospitals nationally, for excellence in quality care. Its faculty of 600 pediatricians and researchers across more than 40 subspecialties are actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research, and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. For more than a century, Children’s Mercy has provided the highest level of medical care to every child who passes through its doors, made possible through generous community support. For more information about Children’s Mercy and its research, visit For breaking news and videos, follow us on , YouTube and Facebook.


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Children's Mercy
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO 64108
United States
Phone: 816-346-1350
Fax: 816-346-1377



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