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

Many of the life-saving developments and intervention devices used to treat Zion and Zhania wouldn’t be possible without donated funds, like those delivered by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

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Name: Zion and Zhania
Home: OH, USA

This brother and sister duo share a love of video games, sweet treats and summer vacations. They're also bonded by a truly unique medical story. Over a period of a few weeks in 2012, they became the first children with sickle cell disease to receive successful and life-saving heart transplants.

Thanks to the expert care and...(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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