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From the first swaddle to life-saving treatment, Beaumont Children’s cares for those who matter to you most. Children and families across Southeast Michigan rely on our extensive network, advanced care and range of services.

The Beaumont Children’s Miracle Child Program provides pediatric patients and their families the opportunity to stay connected with the Beaumont Children's community, amplify their important stories and give back in a way that is most meaningful for them.

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Interact with fellow patient families, receive exclusive event invitations and take part in unique volunteer opportunities.

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Share your story to help put other Beaumont Children’s families at ease and show our partners and donors the impact that fundraising has in our local communities.

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Visit our partners across Southeast Michigan to share how Beaumont Children’s has helped your family and thank employees for making a difference.

Joining the program is as simple as completing the Miracle Child Program form on this page. Once completed, your family will receive a confirmation email and additional program information.

Introducing the 2023 Children’s Miracle Network Ambassador for Beaumont Children’s… Connor!

Picture of Connor

In September 2019, 10-year-old Connor injured himself during a soccer scrimmage. An X-ray confirmed that Connor had broken his collar bone.

Eight weeks later, Connor’s collar bone was healed but his head and neck were out of alignment. He went to a physical therapist for six weeks of treatment before the therapist noticed something amiss with Connor’s neck during a manipulation session.

A CT scan was done and when the neurologist saw the imaging, Connor’s family was urged to take him directly to the Emergency Center at Corewell Health William Beaumont University Hospital (formerly Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak). The CT scan revealed two twisted vertebrae in his neck. They were shocked Connor had not experienced paralysis, muscle weakness or any other neurological symptoms.

Connor had surgery to install a halo device to stabilize his neck. One week quickly became eight as Connor remained hospitalized, unable to sit up or get out of bed. He underwent three additional surgeries and countless painful traction adjustments to his halo. Despite these extraordinary circumstances, Connor maintained a positive attitude throughout his stay and made use of everything that Child Life Services offered him.

This important program, funded by Children’s Miracle Network, is dedicated to helping children and their families cope with the stress of serious illness or injury. In addition to participating in animal therapy visits, working with music therapists and collecting bravery beads for completing difficult procedures, Connor and his child life specialists came up with creative ways to stay entertained while he was flat on his back. They even created a way for him to play target games on the ceiling, helped Connor set up an anniversary dinner for his parents at the hospital, and thought up ways to prank his nurses when they entered his room.

After six more weeks and a handful of follow-up appointments, his halo was finally removed. Today, more than three years after his initial injury, Connor is a happy, healthy and active 13-year-old who enjoys golf and tennis. His bravery, generosity and positive attitude are an inspiration to all of us.

Miracle Child Form

Tell us about your Miracle Child. Click the link below to complete a form and a member of the CMN team at Beaumont Children’s will contact you.

Share Your Miracle Story
Share Your Miracle Story