MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER FOUNDATION's Fundraiser:

Team Long Beach Lifesavers 2013

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BENEFITING: MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER FOUNDATION

EVENT: Run Long Beach 2013

EVENT DATE: Oct 13, 2013

THE STORY:

The 2013 Long Beach Lifesavers Team is RUNNING and RAISING for Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach, and Community Hospital Long Beach.

Our amazing team is comprised of both active employees and patients of the hosptials - all with the goal of giving back to an organization that means so much to us!

Our hospitals are known for going the EXTRA MILE for our patients - just as we did with Miller Children's recent patient, Logan:

Perhaps it was a mother’s instinct. Tawny Escatel had an unnerving feeling that something was wrong with her newborn son, Logan.

“Logan was wheezing, his voice was raspy, his breathing was very strained,” says Tawny. He was rushed by ambulance to Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach, where a series of tests—including an ultrasound of his heart— revealed two life-threatening congenital cardiac defects. The Escatels’ son had been born with an abnormal connection of the blood vessels between his lungs and heart, causing diminished oxygen to his body and a heavy strain on his heart. He also had a hole between his right and left heart chambers. Fighting for his life, Logan needed surgery—and there wasn’t much time.

Within hours of arriving at Miller Children’s, Logan was in the operating room. Shaun Setty, M.D., medical director of pediatric and adult congenital cardiac surgery, an expert pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon, performed an intricate five-hour operation, reconnecting the pulmonary veins from Logan’s lungs to the left side of his heart. This allowed the blood to flow normally. He also repaired the hole between the heart chambers. The care Logan received after surgery was critical for his survival. A dedicated group of pediatric intensive care unit specialists worked closely with the cardiac team, providing 24-hour monitoring and expert knowledge. After 12 days in the hospital, Logan returned home without any major complications—and with a normally functioning heart. “We always knew we were in the best hands at Miller Children’s,” says Leonardo Escatel.

Miller Children’s commitment to family-centered care will always remain at the “heart” of the hospital’s programs. “When Logan was being rushed into surgery, a wonderful nurse waited with my husband and me and took us to see our baby before he was wheeled into the operating room,” recalls Tawny. “I needed to blow him a kiss and that nurse made sure I was able to do it.”

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$6,152

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anne Tanner

    $50

  • Kieu Dinh

    $20

  • Aida Cordero

    $50

  • Lisa Fasnacht...

    $25

  • Ara Agopian

    $30

  • Christine Marten

    $25

  • Jessica Becerril

    $10

  • Raeanne Miller

    $25

  • Alicia Heisler

    $25

  • Joey Tappon

    $10

  • Diane Burgin

    $30

  • Jamie Lee

    $20

  • Kamille & Ian

    $20

  • Ewa, Ryan, and the Parasite

    $40

  • Monica Nickolas

    $20

  • Sally Boyd

    $25

  • Lisa Lozano

    $20

  • Anonymous

     

  • Linda Towne

    $30

  • Tawinkie

    $20

  • Roomp Doggy Dawg :)

    $25

  • Barnes

    $20

  • Matthew T. Mayfield

    $10

  • JoAnne Fischer

    $25

  • Z-man

     

  • Christina Pearce

    $50

  • Cynthia Pereira

    $50

  • Geoffroy Zoo

    $50

  • Valentina Aguirre

    $10

  • Nubla-Kung Family

    $35

  • Nubla/Mo... Family

    $35

  • Gini Adhikari

    $20

  • Leon and Renee Patillo

    $40

  • Anonymous

    $35

  • Uncle John and Aunt Janna

    $100

  • Renee & Adam Bhatia

    $25

  • Laura Caley

     

  • Moonlight

    $15

  • Fer & Ellie Tolentino

    $50

  • Michael Terreri

    $25

  • LT

    $25

  • Aileen W.

    $50

  • Wendy Drake

    $50

  • 410th CA BN A Co

    $100

  • Angelica Nunez

    $20

  • Cali

    $25

  • Jen, Matt, Stella, & Brooklyn

    $10

  • A.jan

    $25

  • Liz Juarez

    $20

  • sharon bruce

    $25

  • Abbe, Saul and Jacob

    $25

  • James and Julie Baldridge

     

  • Alice Kousoum

    $25

  • Martin Stefen

    $600

  • m4

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Edmond Wong

    $50

  • Chris Frontino

    $20

  • Monica Hernandez

    $30

  • Frances Thorne

    $100

  • Kay Chun

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Ally

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Joyce Krauss

    $25

  • Lorie Merrill

    $25

  • Steven Zuckerman

    $20

  • Dave Z.

    $20

  • Steve/Ch... Sheng

    $100

  • Clifford and Jenny Lai

    $100

  • Peds Rehab

    $57

  • Adelson, Testan, Brundo & Jimenez

    $1,500

  • Gianna and Sofia Fatone

    $250

  • Teresa Mayer

     

  • 4 Olavarria Girls

    $20

  • Tina Cheng

    $95

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Kibo Kitahama

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Sophia Cacos

    $250

  • Jenny Lai

    $500

  • Andrew and Eunice Sheng

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

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205% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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The Team: $6,152 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Martin Stefen

Amount Raised:

$2,650

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Jeffrey Lai

Amount Raised:

$1,250

 

250% Raised of $500 Goal

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Christina Aguirre-Kolb

Amount Raised:

$630

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Christina Tolentino-Baldridge

Amount Raised:

$505

 

126% Raised of $400 Goal

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Tara Scott

Amount Raised:

$250

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Raeanne Miller

Amount Raised:

$237

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Marina De Anda

Amount Raised:

$200

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Laurel Terreri

Amount Raised:

$195

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

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Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

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Andrew and Eunice Sheng

Andrew and Eunice Sheng

DONATION: $100

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Jenny Lai

Jenny Lai

DONATION: $500

6 months ago

Sophia Cacos

Sophia Cacos

DONATION: $250

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