Creswell Coffee Shop Donates to CMN

Creswell, Ore. — A Creswell coffee shop didn’t let the marathon’s end stop their desire to lend a helping hand to the little babies in need. Saturday morning, the Bean Hopper Coffee Shop donated all of its morning profits as well as the barista tips to the Children’s Miracle Network. The shop owner said they … Continue reading »

KOOL 99.1 Radiothon Raises Money for CMN

EUGENE, Ore. — Nearly 15,000 kids are treated at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center every year, and Children’s Miracle Network is trying to raise money Thursday and Friday to help treat them. The KOOL 99.1 Radioathon wraps up at 6 p.m. Thursday, but then kicks off again Friday at 6 a.m. KEZI 9 News Anchors … Continue reading »

Celebrate National Pancake Day

EUGENE, Ore. — A sweet deal for breakfast lovers on Tuesday morning. IHOP is giving away free stacks of pancakes and it’s all for a good cause. Tuesday is National Pancake Day and IHOP restaurants nationwide are raising money to support various charities. In Eugene, all donations will go toward the Children’s Miracle Network in … Continue reading »

Kids Run for Children’s Miracle Network

EUGENE, Ore. — The heavy downpour Sunday didn’t stop nearly 150 kids from running a couple miles Sunday morning to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network. The Kids Running for Kids race had two options for the young ones. They could either run or walk a 5K or a 1K race. Organizers said this year’s … Continue reading »

Dairy Queen Delivers Ice Cream to Kids

EUGENE, Ore. — The Dairy Queen on Coburg Road is gearing up for its Children’s Miracle Network fundraiser where it donates a portion of its Blizzard earnings to the charity. On Friday, the restaurant delivered some ice cream to kids staying in the pediatric unit at Sacred Heart RiverBend. Miss Oregon’s Outstanding Teen was also … Continue reading »

Radiothon Raises $55,347 for CMN

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Children’s Miracle Network and KEZI 9 News would like to thank everyone who donated during the KOOL Cares for Kids Radiothon last week. More than $55,000 was raised for the Children’s Miracle Network. Thursday and Friday, KEZI 9 News teamed up with 99.1 FM and KPNW 1120 AM to collect donations. The … Continue reading »

KOOL 99.1 FM Holds Fundraiser for NICU

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — You may have heard some familiar voices on the radio Thursday. KEZI 9 News took over the airwaves of KOOL 99.1 for the KOOL Cares for Kids Radiothon. Listeners were challenged to call in and donate for the Children’s Miracle Network, which buys equipment for the neonatal intensive care unit. “In the … Continue reading »

Children’s Miracle Network Helps NICU

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend is experiencing record numbers of babies in its neonatal intensive care unit. At one point last week, there were 36 babies in the NICU. They’re all receiving great treatment, but those working in the NICU say this just highlights the need for more equipment as the … Continue reading »

Students Prep for Mr. Wolverine

EUGENE, Ore. — The Kids Helping Kids pageants raised nearly $400,000 last year, but this year one school hopes to make more than any of the others. “We have a goal of $50,000, which is the most we would ever have raised at Willamette High School,” said Lanae Gayle, Mr. Wolverine Head Coordinator. In fact, … Continue reading »

Kids Helping Kids: Students Tour NICU

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Kids Helping Kids pageant season kicked off this weekend when Sheldon High School crowned its Mr. Irish. These pageants are more than just a popularity contest. They raise money for Children’s Miracle Network–money that stays here in Lane County. Over the next few days, KEZI 9 News is going to show … Continue reading »

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