Kansas City Car Dealer Giving Away $6,000 Yearly to Deserving Charities

Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, MO is the latest recipient of the cash giveaway. The hospital was nominated for the contest by a prior patient of the hospital who was life flighted there after a running accident.
 
 
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Sept. 9, 2014 - PRLog -- Woody's Automotive Group is honored to congratulate Children's Mercy Hospital for winning our charity of the month contest!! Many of our families and friends, have a life saving story to share about Children's Mercy, so we wanted to learn more.

Children's Mercy began with two compassionate sisters. The founding of Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics is traced to 1897 and two sisters, Dr. Alice Berry Graham, a dentist, and Dr. Katharine Berry Richardson, a physician.

As the story goes, a saloonkeeper in the Kansas City Stockyards had heard of the sisters' reputation for helping poor, sick children and he told Dr. Graham of a woman he had seen in the streets trying to give away her crippled 5-year-old daughter.

Drs. Graham and Richardson found the girl abandoned, undernourished and poorly clothed. They arranged a bed for her at a small hospital on 15th and Cleveland in downtown Kansas City on June 24, 1897. The doctors established the Free Bed Fund Association and through painstaking care, they restored life to the orphaned child's crippled legs. With surgery and therapy, she walked again.

Their act of compassion and medical expertise was the beginning of what has become one of the leading children's hospitals in the world: Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics.

Giving to Children's Mercy ensures children throughout the region will benefit from the highest-quality health care. Your gifts to Children’s Mercy ─ whether donations, volunteer time or kind words spoken in the community ─ make it possible for us to serve every child who comes through our doors with treatments born out of the latest pediatric research available anywhere. Children’s Mercy is as special on the inside as it seems on the outside and it is our job as community members to ensure the hospital continues to grow, expand and gain new knowledge to benefit our kids.

If you'd like to learn more or donate to Children's Mercy you may do so online just go to www.wowwoodys.com/community for all the details

Woody's Automotive Group has already donated thousands of dollars to deserving charities throughout Kansas and Missouri.  Owner, Brent Kline feels the best way to find and recognize local charities in our communities is by asking you! Do you know of a charitable organization making your community a better place? Nominate them today to win $500 in our Charity of the Month Contest on Facebook. Learn more and enter and vote at www.wowwoodys.com/contest and like us on facebook.com/wowwoodys

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