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Lauren Small Children's Center

Bakersfield, California

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Floyd’s in Shafter Receives Award

Thursday, we had the privilege of awarding the Floyd’s Hardware in Shafter for their fundraising efforts in 2018 for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals program.  Floyd’s is an Ace Hardware...

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“Real Moms” Launches this Friday

Some of the most inspiring people we meet in our hospital are the Miracle Moms and Miracle Dads that not only are helping their child cope with life-altering medical issues...

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Costco Campaign Underway

Costco was the #1 fundraising partner in terms of dollars raised in 2018 for the Lauren Small Children’s Center at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital. The two Bakersfield, CA warehouses on Rosedale...

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For Kids LikeFaith

Faith suffers from constant vomiting and severe migraines that have caused dozens of hospitalizations since 2016, including one episode that resulted in paralysis she is still recovering from. Now, doctors believe she may have an autoimmune disorder. Faith is a cheerleader at Frontier High School. She aspires to be a lawyer or go into the medical research field one day.

Lauren Small Children's Center located in Bakersfield, CA

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) generates funds for children's services at more than 170 hospitals in the United States and Canada. Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Foundation first partnered with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in 1991. Since then, millions of dollars have been raised for children's services at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital. The Lauren Small Children’s Center at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital is proud to be your CMNH partner. One hundred percent of funds raised locally, stay local! Thank you for helping us make miracles happen for sick kids in Kern County!

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Learn about our Partners

  • Walmart Inc.
  • Costco Wholesale Corp.
  • Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.
  • Ace Hardware Corp.
  • Credit Unions for Kids
  • Speedway
  • Dairy Queen Corp.
  • Marriott International, Inc.
  • Publix Super Markets, Inc.

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