Kids can’t wait for the curve to flatten

on "August 07, 2020 3:55 pm"

COVID-19 has placed unprecedented stress on the United States’ health system. Children and their families are being affected directly and indirectly by this pandemic. In 2018, 4.3 million children didn’t have health insurance and 37 million children relied on Medicaid to cover their health-related expenses.

NEW HPHKap MCWC CMN 2016Due to the economic impacts of COVID-19, children’s hospitals are bracing for and seeing an increased need for charitable care. As more families lose insurance coverage due to job loss, children’s hospitals are seeing increased costs as government programs don’t fully cover the cost of caring for kids.

Our Children’s Miracle Network Hospital—Kapiolani Medical Center for Women ad Children—needs your support now more than ever. By funding Kapiolani, we can transform how we meet the urgent needs brought on by the pandemic, while also maintaining an exceptional standard of care and preventing and preparing for health challenges to come.

Click here to donate to Hawaii’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital – Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children.  When we change kids’ health, we change the future—for all of us.