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Champions in Action

Champions in Action

Together, our LOVE WILL reach beyond the walls of Children’s Mercy

Learn more about how our community of champions are making an impact

Defeating cancer one step at a time


Children’s Mercy oncology nurse Danny Loental sees children battling pediatric cancer every day. Each year, he sets a goal to raise $10,000 at the annual KC Cares for Kids Walk to support research to find answers for the children and families he cares for. 

Cake, ice cream and a fundraiser, too!


After their 3-year-old son lost his battle with brain cancer in 2007, parents Bill and Jill began to search for ways to remember Cade and give back to Children’s Mercy. Then, it clicked: a birthday party. 

Helping kids find their way


Children’s Mercy employees focus their philanthropic efforts on supporting LGBTQIA patients and their families.