Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

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A special thank you to Townsquare Media’s listeners who made the 2021 Cares for Kids Radiothon an overwhelming success. Your donations are changing kids’ health, and they’re changing the future. If you didn’t have a chance to donate, there’s still time. Donate online to make help make even more miracles happen for Maine kids.  

Each year, more than 10 million kids are treated at Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, including the 50,000 children cared for at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center, throughout the United States and Canada. These hospitals rely on donations and community support to ensure healthcare providers have the life-saving therapies, medical equipment, advanced training for staff, research, and family assistance needed to ensure all kids have access to the very best care, close to home.
When you make a donation to Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center’s Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ program, you are changing kids’ health and you are changing the future.

MacKenzie's story

MacKenzie is a 15-year old from East Machias. She and her family are grateful to the team in the neonatal intensive care unit for saving her life after she was born three months early. This little two pound miracle would spend her first Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day in the NICU.

Photo-Feb-21,-12-57-51.jpgJay Hagerty, MD, neonatologist, also left a mark on the family. MacKenzie’s mom Wendy remembers Dr. Hargerty as “An incredible doctor who will always hold a special place in our hearts. He saved MacKenzie’s life when she was so sick and little. The first to call her feisty! She was over two months old before the mystery of why she couldn’t breathe on her own was solved. When the results came in, he was as excited as we were to have answers and a plan to get her better. His bedside manner and calm quiet nature are so reassuring to families. I can’t imagine having gone through all that we went through during those first 100 days without him in our corner.”

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