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Welcome to the first edition of Golisano Children's Hospital's e-newsletter in 2011. We're ringing in the New Year with plenty of new opportunities to get involved with Golisano Children's Hospital, including the Change Rangers initiative, Drive for Miracles Radiothon, Cycle for Hope and much more. This is your year -- Whether you want to hear more about what Golisano Children's Hospital has done for families, get involved in an event or start your own event, we want to help you help kids.
Be an Agent of Change for the Drive for Miracles Radiothon
Boy with mom


Resolve to make miracles happen in 2011 by signing up to be a Change Ranger with our new online registration system. Change Rangers reach out to family and friends, gathering small contributions for Golisano Children's Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center, which make a big difference in the lives of children and their families in the Finger Lakes region. Top fundraisers will be awarded prizes. If you have signed up for the Stroll for Strong Kids in the past, just sign in with your user name and password to
become Change Ranger. Please

call (585) 273-5936 or email

Jennifer.Paolucci@rochester.edu with any questions. 

Cycle for Hope: Do Good and Feel Good
Little girls
Boost endorphins by exercising to help Golisano Children's Hospital and Camp Good Days help kids from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5. Check out a new fundraising tool to sign up and encourage friends and family to sponsor your efforts to make a positive impact in our community. The event is open to novice and experienced cyclists, who are welcome to sign up to cycle at a participating fitness center for all or part of the day. Click here for more information.
If you're interested in finding out more about ways to get involved at Golisano Children's Hospital, like volunteering to help out at hospital events, starting your own event or just sharing your story, please contact Michael Fahy at (585) 276-5176 or michael.fahy@rochester.edu.
In This Issue
Drive for Miracles Radiothon
Cycle for Hope
Find Out Where They Are Now
Following up with MiraclesBridgette Merriman

Remember Bridgette Merriman (above), who started a charity for Ethiopia while she was treated for cancer, or Connor Tillapaugh, whose sister became a hero when she saved his life with a bone marrow transplant? Read or watch these incredible stories of past Miracle Kids at Golisano Children's Hospital and then find out how they're doing now by tuning in to 100.5 FM The Drive for the annual Radiothon from 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Dec. 10 and 12, and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12.
Upcoming Events

Jan. 22 - Krank it for a Cause
Jan. 28 - Winter Art Show
Feb. 5 - Cycle for Hope
Feb. 10-12 - Radiothon
Feb. 10 - Smile Cookies
Feb. 12 - Keeping Hope Strong

Feb. 15 -

Battle of the Beaks 

To learn more about upcoming events, call (585) 273-5948 or visit our community calendar of events page.
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