Our Donor Stories

Caring individuals, families, corporations and foundations support our mission of "making life better for children." Read their stories and learn why.

Austrian Immigrant Who Logged 10,000 Volunteer Hours Inspires Family Donation

Early in her life, Ruth Adler fled Austria to escape Nazi persecution. By the end of her life she was a dedicated volunteer at Children’s Medical Center Dallas, helping nurse sick children back to health and living a value system so opposite to the cruelty that she fled.

Former Children’s Chaplain Honored with Endowed Chair in Pastoral Education

Rev. Priscilla Wood Neaves performed many dozens of weddings, baptisms and funerals and delivered hundreds of sermons as a United Methodist minister, but it was her time spent as a chaplain, in particular at Children’s Medical Center Dallas, that meant the most to her.

Dreaming Big

Led by a $10 Million Hamon Gift, Scripps Society Honors $1 Million-Plus Donors to Children's Research Institute.

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Awards $250,000 Research Grant to Children’s

Hyundai Hope On Wheels® and Dallas-area Hyundai dealers will today award Children’s Medical Center Dallas a $250,000 Hyundai Scholar Hope Grant for pediatric cancer research.

Women’s Auxiliary Announces 2013-2014 Gifts to Children’s Medical Center

Celebrating more than 50 years of support for Children’s Medical Center, the Dallas and Legacy Chapters of the Women’s Auxiliary to Children’s Medical Center recently announced their 2013-2014 gifts.

Scripps set standard for generosity at Children’s

Ric and Debbie Scripps have embodied the Children’s Medical Center mission, “To Make Life Better for Children”, through volunteering, board leadership, and philanthropy since 1982.

MMK Foundation Gives $150,000 to Children’s

The MMK Foundation, established by Mark and Marcia King to effect positive, sustainable change in the lives of children, citizens, and communities globally, recently announced a gift of $150,000 to Children’s Medical Center. The gift will help provide electronics, entertainment, and electronic technology to multiple programs.

Baldridges give $1 million to Children’s Research Institute

“What could the Children’s Research Institute do with $1 million?” That was the question that Emy Lou and Jerry Baldridge asked Dr. Sean Morrison, director of the Children’s Research Institute, a joint venture between Children’s Medical Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center that opened in September.

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