These two events work in tandem to support Valley Children's Hospital Pediatric Trauma Center's Injury Prevention Program. With the help of our sponsors such as the Educational Employees Credit Union, Kiwanis Division 5 has raised over $200,000 to support Valley Children’s Hospital and its injury prevention efforts.
The Miracle Mile of Quarters is a one-day event with a creative and interactive way Kiwanis Division 5 can display funds raised. Leadership program students help collect donations in the form of quarters to layout a mile-long pattern every year.
A corresponding fun-run for the Miracle Mile of Quarters. The event consists of a 5K run, a 2-mile walk, and a children's race. Awards are given out to age group placers 1st, 2nd & 3rd. The 2023 Run 4 The Miracle is set for September 23 at Cobb Ranch along the river below Valley Children's Hospital. Check out the 2022 event gallery below.
Pediatrician Dr. Hailey Nelson and pediatric resident Dr. Adriana Etcheverry have some tips to keep your infants safe while they sleep. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is an unexpected death that can happen to any baby in the first year of life caused by accidental suffocation due to their sleeping environment and other unexplained reasons.
We want you and your family to be safe when approaching railroad crossings. Here are some safety tips on how to cross safely.
Safe Kids Central California Coordinator and Valley Children's R.N. and Valley Children's Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Carlos Sanchez-Glanville shares some important tips to keep your family safe around the home.
Valley Children's Medical Director of Emergency Medicine Dr. Geetanjali Srivastava and from California Poison Control Dr. Rais Vohra and Dr. Serena Huntington share tips on how to keep your children safe from common poisonings inside your home.
Dr. Jennifer Crocker and Valley Children's Director of Emergency and Trauma Cauryn Updegraff talks to you about being safe on and around ATVs.
Valley Children's Pediatric Neurosurgeon Dr. Zachary Wright and California State University of Fresno Professor of Athletic Training Scott Sailor talks to you about concussions and how to recognize them.
Join us as we continue our conversation about safety, this time talking about safe gun storage. Kids are very curious, and teenagers are often impulsive. That’s why it’s really important for us as adults to be aware of any potential threats to their safety. Join Dr. Nicole Webb and Fresno Chief of Police Paco Balderrama as they talk about simple, easy tips everyone can use to ensure safe gun storage. We can all Be SMART!
Valley Children's Health Care, Safe Kids Central California and the Fresno Police Department talk about the importance of car seats and when older children can transition to a seat belt.