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Give the #GiftofGrowingUp to Future Generations

For 37 years, Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hershey has raised funds to support Penn State Health Children’s Hospital by providing life-saving equipment, family-centered programs and transformative research.

To help create a lifelong impact for patients and families at Penn State Health Children’s Hospital, CMN has established three endowments.

View an interactive summary of all three endowments View PDF Summary

Pediatric Research
  • To support pilot projects for researchers to prove theory and concept before applying to larger external funding sources
  • Ex. Pediatric research and innovations like 3D printing of hearts to prepare surgeons for complex cases
  • Funding Goal: $5M
  • Current Balance: $500,500

Donate to Pediatric Research Endowment

Patient Assistance
  • To offset the cost of prescription medication, durable medical equipment as well as provide meal and transportation vouchers to ease the financial burden of a child’s medical diagnosis
  • Funding Goal: $2.5M
  • Current Balance: $92,950

Donate to the Patient Assistance Endowment

Medical student equity scholarship
  • To support aspiring physicians of diverse backgrounds hoping to pursue a career in pediatrics
  • Funding Goal: $1.8M
  • Current Balance: $101,750
  • View press announcement for this scholarship

Meet Lynda Ngo  
Class of 2024 and our 2021 Equity Scholarship Recipient
(Photo: Lynda with her mother)

"I am so honored to be a recipient of this year’s award and I would like to thank you so much for opening up an opportunity for medical students to apply to an award that celebrates diversity in medicine.  

I am a second-year medical student, finishing up my second year. As I transition to clerkships, I hope to practice culturally competent medicine and strive to promote diversity and inclusion into our health system. As someone who is interested in primary care, I envision myself caring for a diverse patient population and interacting with patients from marginalized communities on a daily basis.  

Thank you again for your generous contribution to helping medical students. Speaking as someone from a low SES background who has a history of struggling academically in undergrad, due to familial obligations and a history of working part-time or full-time jobs while being a student, this scholarship means so much to me and I am grateful to have had the honor of being the recipient.  

Warm regards, 

Lynda Ngo"

Donate to Equity Scholarship Endowment

Support for these endowments can be made via a one-time or recurring gift, multi-year pledge commitment or other charitable gift plan. For more information about these endowments and how to ensure future generations of patients at Penn State Health Children’s Hospital continue receiving access to world-class care, contact CMN Director Danielle Sunday at [email protected] or 717-531-5692.