Making Miracles at Cottage Children's Hospital


Cottage Children’s Hospital relies on your support to provide the absolute best in care for children throughout Santa Barbara County and surrounding areas; kids like Dominic, Bradley, Ava, and many more.


Your support goes to research and training, purchasing equipment, and paying for uncompensated care, all in support of our mission to save and improve the lives of as many kids as possible.

Support Cottage Children’s Hospital when you visit these local businesses

Buy a Miracle Balloon at

•  Rite Aid: April 6 - May 24
•  Costco: May 1 – May 31
•  Walmart: May 1 – June 11
•  Chico’s, White House Black Market and Soma Intimates: May 1 – June 30

Buy a Care for Kids Cup at

•  Blenders in the Grass:
   May 1 –  May 31


We are grateful for the sponsorship support of the many individuals and local businesses as well as for the donations received from hundreds of individuals who made pledges, responded to our spring appeal, made a gift online, or donated at participating retail businesses. 100% of these gifts will remain in Santa Barbara to help Cottage Children’s Hospital provide care to local children.


Children's Miracle Network Hospitals raises funds for 170 premier children's hospitals across North America. Donations stay in the community, ensuring that every dollar is helping local kids. Since 1983 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals have raised more than $4 billion, much of it $1 at a time.


Cottage Children's Hospital is a regional referral center for the medical needs of infants, toddlers, children and teens in the tri-county area (Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Ventura counties), the greater Los Angeles area, and the inland region of California, and has earned a reputation for excellence by drawing some of the nation's top pediatric specialists to our community.


We offer comprehensive pediatric services, including the only










pediatric intensive care unit Santa Barbara County, the only Level III neonatal intensive care unit, the only comprehensive pediatric hematology/oncology, gastroenterology, and endocrinology services for the Central Coast, and a specially designed ambulance to meet the needs of our young patients. In 2009, more than 1,300 children were cared for in the pediatrics unit; 334 infants were treated in the NICU; more than 360 children were admitted to the PICU; more than 400 children with cancer are receiving ongoing treatment through the pediatric hematology-oncology program.


For more information on how to make a contribution to Cottage Children's Hospital, call (805) 879-8980. You may also use the online donation page and note that you would like your gift directed to children's services at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Donate $100 or more and receive a Cottage Children's Hospital tote bag as our gift to you.


Local businesses: partner with Cottage Children's Hospital and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) to help us reach out to the community to garner financial support and raise awareness about the critical services provided to thousands of children each year. Contact Audrie Krause at  or at 879-8985 for information about Miracle Balloon Campaigns, Miracle Kids Day, and other fundraising programs.


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