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Children's Healthcare

The Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to bringing health, hope and happiness to children like Amber Lynn Cash by raising funds to support Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

The Children's Foundation oversees all fundraising efforts in support of Children's, including annual gifts, major and planned gifts, corporate partnerships, grant development, endowment enhancement, special events, and volunteer services.

As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, Children's benefits from the generous philanthropic and volunteer support of our community and state, enabling us to enhance services and programs for children and their families.

The Foundation raised a net of $60.8 million in 2003, thanks to the generous support of volunteers, individual donors, foundations and corporations.

In 2003, members of Friends, the volunteer organization of Children's, donated 79,847 hours of their time, saving Children's more than $1.3 million for the services they provide.

The Children's Foundation raised a record $184,185 via its online giving Web site in 2003, www.choa.org/give.

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation is committed to being a good steward of the gifts we receive by wisely managing your donation.

Children's provides access to care through:

  • 430 licensed beds in two children's hospitals

  • 16 satellite locations around metro Atlanta including:

  • Five Immediate Care Centers

  • Four Primary Care Centers

  • Other facilities providing Outpatient Rehabilitation and other Specialty Care

  • 5,500 employees

  • Access to 1,400 physicians

  • 20,000 volunteers

  • Nearly $60 million in unreimbursed care in 2003

In 2003, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta handled:

  • 461,450 patient visits, with more than half from Georgia

  • 20,726 hospital admissions

  • 111,329 inpatient days

  • 6,649 outpatient days

  • 31,963 surgical procedures (inpatient and outpatient)

  • 117,617 Emergency Department visits

  • 124,038 Immediate Care Center visit

  • 50,736 Primary Care visits

  • 7,777 Specialty Clinic visits

  • 400,000 patient visits, with more than half from Georgia

Caring for Children

For more information, call the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation at 404.785.7300 or write to 1687 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, Ga. 30329.

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