As a nonprofit, and the region’s only children’s hospital, Children’s Mercy relies on generous support from the community to provide the exceptional care that makes it the hospital of choice for families in Kansas City and beyond. As a Red Hot Night sponsor, your support provides critical dollars that go right to the heart of the institution – allowing the hospital to respond quickly to patients, deliver the best clinical and psychosocial care possible and make research discoveries that transform children’s lives.
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 is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” in all 10 specialties. 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 more than 700 pediatric subspecialists and researchers across more than 40 subspecialties are actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research, and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. With more than a century of generous philanthropic and volunteer support, Children’s Mercy has provided the highest level of medical care to every child who passes through its doors, regardless of a family’s ability to pay.