Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals name its local Heroes of the year

Many of us have had childhood heroes, but some kids in the La Crosse area Thursday were the heroes.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals are celebrating five former patients for the next year.

Each of the CMN Hospital Heroes went from receiving support to being the support. Along with raising money for the Network, each hero, their family, and CMN staff will host fun events to help other kids with serious illnesses and injuries.

“These are families in your backyard, these are families that you may work with or go to church with, so these are important families that we just want folks to know of the difference that Children’s Miracle Network makes in the community,” said CMN Hospitals Associate Director Heather Gilles.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals is a Gundersen Health System service that focuses on supporting families with sick or injured kids.