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 dollars pay for distraction toys children like Victoria use during painful treatments.

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Name: Victoria
Home: VT, USA

Victoria's life began as a beautiful baby with a cleft lip and palate, a defect that affects one in 600 children. It rendered her unable to eat and in need of expert care. She received the first of many surgeries at three months old.

At last count, Victoria has undergone 10 surgeries coupled with speech therapy. Her ability...(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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