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.
Name: Leighton
Home: AR, USA

Nothing slows young Leighton down. Not even heart surgery or Down syndrome, both challenging trials for a child.

Leighton's entrance into the world wasn't an easy one. Born with a congenital heart defect, he received open-heart surgery a mere 12 weeks later due to a terrible episode of respiratory distress. Leighton's...(read more)

Rich Palermo
 

WHAT MAKES US SO SUCCESSFUL?

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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