Your Impact!

Funds raised during our annual CHaD HERO benefits Dartmouth Health Children's and the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (CHaD). Every contribution makes an impact.

Thanks to your support, children and families at Dartmouth Health Children's and CHaD receive compassionate care from renowned physicians and benefit from the latest discoveries in child health research.

The significance of Dartmouth Health Children's in our community is vital, because no family is ever turned away due to an inability to pay for medical care.

Many of the services of Dartmouth Health Children's would not be possible without philanthropy and community fundraising events such as the CHaD HERO. The following statistics and programs would not be possible without your support.

Child Life Program, which offers services that are designed to meet the social, emotional, and developmental needs of children and adolescents while they are in a healthcare setting.

Pediatric Mental Health Access Initiative, which expands access to quality mental health services and education.

CHaD Social Work Team, who consist of a dedicated group of social workers that provide counseling, family services, discharge planning, and support for social welfare issues.

Child Advocacy and Protection Program (CAPP), a multidisciplinary program that helps evaluate and manage child maltreatment, including consultations for physical abuse, sexual abuse and medical neglect.

Located at the Family Center in the CHaD Outpatient Center in Lebanon, NH, Molly's Place provides families with resources, education, information, and community connections in a respectful, culturally sensitive, and comfortable manner.

This year, as we celebrate the resilient faces of the CHaD HERO, we are also celebrating the 50th anniversary of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center’s Intensive Care Nursey (ICN). For five decades, the ICN has provided comfort and care to newborns who have been dealt obstacles very early in life. In fact, many of our CHad HERO Kid HEROES are graduates of the ICN, proving that with innovative care and support, children will thrive. As we prepare for the CHaD HERO, we are also gearing up to celebrate 50 years of the ICN and looking forward to an incredibly bright future.