The Mission of the Log A Load For Kids program is to raise funds to improve children’s health through treatment, education and research at Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Funds In Action

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals funds go to the area of greatest need which help recruit the best specialists and faculty, purchase equipment and cover the cost of care for underinsured families in all areas of the hospital.

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Name: Tony
Home: OR, USA

Bacon Boy. That's the nickname Tony has earned from his caregivers at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital. Bacon is Tony's recovery snack of choice after an operation and he's eaten a lot of it—he's had 50 surgeries since he was born.

Tony was born with Dandy-Walker syndrome and Liddle's syndrome, both of which are...(read more)

Rich Palermo


As I pen this message to you, I can't help but reflect on the aspects of what really makes each of us so successful.   Is it that unseen, but totally innate, part of each of us that makes us give our best, to be the best and succeed in what we set out to do?  Like those who sat around a table one evening who had a vision and created the Log A Load For Kids program to help the kids.

As most of you know, Log A Load For Kids has no real corporate backing, offices, or paid staff; yet the program will have raised over $35 million dollars for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals by our 25th anniversary.   What we've raised for the kids across the United States, and how we've raised it still impresses me every time I share what we've done (and what we continue to do) with others.

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