Won't you open your heart and your wallet to help kids right here in our area?

It's here! Our Miracle Maker Radiothon is here today, September 8 through tomorrow, September 9. What a beautiful opportunity to give back to our local children. Every dollar that is raised will stay right here in Shreveport-Bossier, as it always is with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. See, the wonderful thing about Children's Miracle Network (CMN) is that this national organization works on a local level to fund 17 programs at CHRISTUS Health Shreveport-Bossier. These programs are available for local families to use for free.

That's right, our families never see a bill.

This allows them to focus on what is really important, which is taking care of their kids. What I also love about CMN is that they are devoted to wellness. There are programs like the Neonatal Intensive Care Unity for premature babies, the KIDS Clinic for children's therapy sessions, and even the CARA Center which takes care of abused children in our area. However, they are also programs like CHRISTUS Strength which teaches kids about fitness and nutrition, the School-Based Health Centers that offer medical care and counseling right on the campus of these kids' schools, and even Louisiana Aquatics that teaches kids how to swim.

There is really no end to what CMN does for our kids and our families.

You can make a donation by calling 318-681-6781. Or you can select the "CMN Radiothon Donate Here" option in the Trending Now bar on this website. This will allow you to make a donation online.

Join us on this journey today and tomorrow of hearing these families' stories. Please open your hearts and make a donation to our kids in Shreveport-Bossier.