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Caring for Our Kids Event Raises Funds for Children’s Center

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 in Children's Services, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento | 0 comments

Caring for Our Kids Group PhotoSACRAMENTO – Sutter Children’s Center, Sacramento held its inaugural Caring for Our Kids event on Friday, June 27th to raise awareness about the center’s programs and services.

Physicians, staff and patient families appeared on the show, which aired during CW 31’s morning show, “Good Day,” to talk about the care their loved one received during their time at Sutter Children’s Center, Sacramento.

The event, which was sponsored by Pediatrix and Obstetrix Medical Group, raised more than $9,000 from the community. The money will go toward various programs in the Children’s Center.

“Our first Caring for Our Kids event was a huge success,” said Kim Brown-Sims, assistant administrator, women’s and children’s services, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. “This platform was a great way to share with the community the high-quality, specialized children’s services and programs at Sutter Children’s Center, Sacramento. The atmosphere was one of family….The relationships formed during the hospital stays of these patients and their families have stood the test of time. We are grateful to the families for sharing their stories and for allowing us the privilege of caring for them in the past, present and future.”

Sutter Children’s Center, Sacramento is a comprehensive children’s hospital inside Sutter Memorial Hospital in east Sacramento. It serves 7,000 children a year from 26 California counties and beyond. Among its specialized pediatric services are a 55-bed, Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a 20-bed tertiary level pediatric intensive care unit, heart surgery, oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, high-risk maternity and clinics for epilepsy, childhood diabetes, cleft palates, obesity and many other diseases that affect children from birth to 18 years old. For more information, go to www.sutterchildrens.org.

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 in Children's Services, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento | 0 comments