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Cook Children's Health Foundation

Cook Children's embraces an inspiring promise to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Through your generosity, you can help us fulfill this promise.


Give a miracle and make a difference. Many families never anticipate walking through the doors of our medical center. But an unexpected event can turn their worlds upside down. While they never thought they would need us, we're glad to be here for when they do. Every sick or injured child deserves the opportunity to laugh and play, and every baby deserves the chance to thrive and grow. And it's generous supporters like you that make it all possible. Please join us in helping to make a difference.

Want to help? You can make an immediate impact on the lives of the children and families at Cook Children's by donating today.


Volunteers make a difference for patients and families every day through the gift of their time, energy, and talents.

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You can make an immediate impact on the lives of the children and families we serve.

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Your support is instrumental because it enables us to better serve our patients by providing programs, services and innovative treatments that enhance the patient and family experience at Cook Children’s. Our holiday edition of Promise magazine shows you firsthand how far reaching and life-changing your donations can be.

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Matching the needs of the health care system with generous philanthropic support from the community.

Connect with us

Follow us on Facebook and stay connected to the latest news and events. Discover great stories, find out what’s happening at Cook Children’s and see how your support is making a difference in the lives of the families we serve. Get connected today!.

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals is a non-profit organization that raises funds for more than 170 children's hospitals to help sick and injured kids in local communities. We cherish every child that is touched by Cook Children's.

Plan a fundraiser

Cook Children's is the beneficiary of a variety of events held throughout the year by individuals, community groups and businesses. Your generosity helps Cook Children's fulfill our promise to improve the health of every child in our region. Plan a special event fundraiser

Planned giving

Whether you want to support our mission today or design a plan that benefits Cook Children's after you are gone, you can feel good knowing that you are shaping the future of health care for children for generations to come. Begin your giving journey.

Birthday clubs

Birthdays are a special time to celebrate and by joining the Peter Pan Birthday Club and Forever Young Birthday Club, you have the opportunity to impact the life of a sick child. All of the gifts made help meet specific needs of children in the medical center and in the community.

Wish lists

If you're looking for a way to help fulfill an immediate need that can provide assistance to our patients and their families, and sometimes even bring a smile, please consider contributing to our Wish List by purchasing and donating some of our most needed items.

Special events benefiting Cook Children's

ALEX AND ANI unicorn charm in silver and gold
Through 2016
The ALEX AND ANI unicorn charm bangle can be purchased in stores and online - with 20% going to your local Children's Miracle Network Hospital, Cook Children's.

Hearts for Art
February 13
The Allen High School Performing Arts Center presents a family art event with a silent auction to benefit AML (acute myeloid leukemia) Research.

Texas Christian University Dance Marathon
February 20
College students and faculty join together to raise funds and awareness for their local Children's Miracle Network Hospital, Cook Children's. They will celebrate their year round fundraising efforts by dancing the night away For The Kids.

Eagleton - University of North Texas Dance Marathon
February 27
College students and faculty join together to raise funds and awareness for their local Children's Miracle Network Hospital, Cook Children's. They will celebrate their year round fundraising efforts by dancing the night away For The Kids.

IHOP Miracle Balloon Campaign
February 1 – March 8
Visit IHOP this month at participating locations and support kids at Cook Children's February 1 – March 8 and purchase your miracle balloon.

Clay Shoot for Cayson
March 4
Clay Shoot benefiting Cook Children's CARE Team.

Celebrity Chili Cook-Off
March 6
Twelve local celebrity chefs battle for the best chili award.

IHOP National Pancake Day
March 8
Since partnering with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, IHOP has raised more than $13 million to help support hospitals like Cook Children's. Stop by a participating IHOP 8 and enjoy a free short stack of delicious buttermilk pancakes and make a donation to help Cook Children's.

The Blast 10k, 5k & 1 mile fun run
March 26
This family friendly 10k and 5k starts at the ACME Brick headquarters and wraps up with with good food, music, and activities! Benefits Neuroblastoma Research

Our Promise Luncheon
March 31
Join New York Times bestselling author, Kelly Corrigan, for a luncheon at Ridglea Country Club benefiting the Cook Children’s Hematology and Oncology Center. For more information or to purchase tickets or a table, please contact

Fred's Pharmacy
March 6 – April 30
Miracle Balloon campaign – buy a Miracle Balloon for $1 at the register to donate Cook Children's, your local Children's Miracle Network Hospital.

Second Star to the Right
April 4-8
Loose change drive by the Aledo ISD and community partners. For information contact

Panda Express Round Up Campaign
All Year Long
Panda Express asks customers to round up their purchase to the nearest dollar with proceeds benefiting local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Cook Children's receives 100% of the donations from Panda Express restaurants located in various counties throughout our area.

RE/MAX Honor Cards
All Year Long
RE/MAX real estate agents often donate $25 through the honor card program to Cook Children's in honor of their clients during closing.

Extra Life
All Year Long
Extra Life unites thousands of players around the world to raise funds all year to support your local Children's Miracle Network Hospital, Cook Children's. Each year, Extra Life has a 24-hour gaming marathon in the fall to capitalize on players joining together for a great cause. Since its inception in 2008, Extra Life has raised more than $14 million for local CMN hospitals.

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