WHY WE FUNDRAISE?
Every amount of money we raise can make such a difference. See how your fundraising will help. (These prices are approximate and obtained from a national database. They may not accurately reflect our Dallas hospital.) Look below for the staggering statistics on why we need to help.
$50: case of baby bottles
$50: box of latex gloves
$75: a pair of crutches, a case of blood pressure cuffs and a
case of cold packs.
$100: little red wagon (kids ride in this when they are first
admitted into many of these hospitals)
$115: a Complete Blood Count test for a patient
$150: one large case of baby bottles, sutures, and surgical
$165: a Port-A-Cath to administer chemo & draw blood AND an
$250: toiletry kit for parents
$500: custom ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation)
pack for life support
$500: disposable, ingestible pill camera
$650: one chemotherapy injection
$750: bath products for preemies
$760: Pentamidine (to prevent pneumonia in cancer patients) &
Lidocain to numb a site before injection
$800: a sofa for families to relax on while their child is being
pampered at a "salon", giving the whole family a break from
treatments and procedures.
$1000: a titanium bone screw
$1000: a femoral artery catheter
$1000: one, 4-hour outpatient chemotherapy treatment for a
child battling cancer
$2,000: NICU Pacifiers for 1 year
$21,700: NICU Diapers for 1 year
$40,000: a Berlin heart per month
$70,000-$125,000: a Giraffe Bed
$150,000: transport ECMO