Lauren Small Children’s Center

Bakersfield, California

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Panda Cares BIG TIME!

In 2018, Panda Express associates and customers really showed how Panda Cares by donating $171,557 to our Lauren Small Children’s Center at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital. With a ring of the...

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Miracles On 34th Street Mediathon Raises Big Money For Lauren Small Children’s Center

The Miracles On 34th Street Mediathon aired Wednesday, December 12 as it traditionally does on KGET-TV  and was joined again this year by 101.5 KGFM. The broadcast was live from the Lauren Small Children’s...

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INTRODUCING: 2019 Miracles on 34th Street Ambassadors

Miracle Kids Help Light Up Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Miracles on 34th Street continue to light up our world at the Lauren Small Children’s Center at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital.  And, it...

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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
  • Marriott International, Inc.
  • Rite Aid Corp.
  • Publix Super Markets, Inc.

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