We invite you to join us for a night that promises inspiration, celebration, and the power to transform lives – the 19th Mending Kids Gala: "Be a Pearl in Our Ocean of Hope." We're thrilled to celebrate remarkable honorees making a lasting impact and the children we serve. This year's recipients of our Hope, Love, and Mend Awards are:
Mend Award - Dr. Jason Frischer
Head of the Colorectal Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. In recognition of his unwavering dedication as a pediatric colorectal surgeon and as a dedicated board member of Mending Kids, he has mended over 140 children while simultaneously elevating the standards of care. He is the embodiment of the Mend Award.
Love Award - Cedar-Sinai Guerin Children's
For nearly two decades, Cedar-Sinai Guerin Children’s has provided unwavering support to Mending Kids. Supporting our surgical trips with medical volunteers and equipment, their enduring dedication to pediatric, local and global surgical care not only exemplifies the Love Award but also inspires us all.
Hope Award - Heber Carias
A former patient whose transformative journey to healing should inspire us all.
Your presence at our gala will not only make it a night to remember but will also contribute to our mission of providing lifesaving care to more children. By joining us, you become a vital part of the journey towards ensuring that every child receives the care they deserve for a happy and healthy life.
Your support will create a ripple effect of positive change.
Date: March 16, 2024
Location: Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles
Together, let's raise funds and make a difference!
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