How Your Donations Help
Your donations ensure that Gillette will never turn a child away because of a family’s inability to pay for treatment. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals across North America. Those hospitals, in turn, use the money where it’s needed most. Donations stay in the community where they are made, ensuring that every dollar helps local kids.
Financial Assistance for Kids Like Colton
Colton’s mom Aubrey calls him the 20-million-dollar man. For many, $20 million feels like an impossible sum. But with help from the Gillette Assistance Program (GAP), Colton’s family can rest assured knowing he has access to the ongoing expert care he needs and shift their focus to what’s possible. “To show up and have people see you and understand is one thing. To have them be able to provide the care you need for your child is another. But to have them have a fund like GAP that takes your worry away so that you can focus on caring for your child, it’s simply remarkable,”
Research for Kids Like Amatullah
Gillette is one of just 14 U.S. hospitals designated as a Clinical Research Center of Excellence by the Rett Syndrome Foundation – a mark of leadership in clinical care and research. Gillette’s involvement in Rett syndrome research is a beacon of hope for families like Amatullah’s. Our research guides specific and proactive planning around her care, helping her maximize her abilities and achieve her individual goals. “I will never give up on her potential,” says her mom, Bisharo. “And neither will her team at Gillette.”
Child and Family Services for Kids Like Wess
At Gillette, board-certified music therapists use music to During the COVID-19 pandemic, Gillette’s music therapists took their songs to Facebook Live every Wednesday afternoon. Still going strong, these sessions attract as many as 34,000 viewers per session – including regular viewer Wes Jackson, a Gillette patient who has cerebral palsy. “It makes you want to dance,” he says.