Kids Wish Network announces Honored Hero Facilities of 2013

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HOLIDAY, FL: Every year international children’s charity Kids Wish Network partners with hundreds of pediatric facilities to recognize kids who overcome life-altering situations with bravery through its Hero of the Month program. Kids Wish Network is excited to announce the Honored Hero Facilities of 2013 that went above and beyond to celebrate these uplifting children.

The four Honored Hero Facilities of 2013 are:

  • Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center in St. Louis, MO.
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children in Cincinnati, OH.
  • White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA.
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children in Galveston, TX.

The recipients of the Hero of the Month program have faced and persevered against difficult and often tragic circumstances with courage and spirits that serve as an inspiration to us all. Paying tribute to these children’s ability to overcome adversity makes a real and positive difference in their recovery.

Each facility celebrates its heroes in a fun, special and unique way. Kids Wish Network is delighted to acknowledge the staffs and thank them for their dedication to this program.

“We’re thrilled to congratulate the Honored Hero Facilities of 2013,” says Kids Wish Network Executive Director Anna Lanzatella. “The effort these facilities put into recognizing their heroes is admirable. It’s great to see the Hero of the Month program embraced so whole-heartedly.”

Kids Wish Network is a Florida-based charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experience life-altering situations. More than just granting wishes, the Kids Wish Network makes a difference through its various other programs by delivering hope to kids across the United States.

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Every child deserves a chance at happiness; a wish is a way of bringing them that joy. If you would like to sponsor a child’s wish or if you know a child who is suffering from a life-threatening illness and may be in need of Kids Wish Network’s wish-granting services, please call (727) 937-3600 or toll-free (888) 918-9004.


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