El Paso Children's Finishes in Top Three in National Voting Contest

El Paso, Texas (December 27, 2016).- After having a slow start, El Paso Children’s Hospital came back and snag third place in the Credit Union for Kids vote for Miracles online contest. The prize for third place is $15,000.

The Credit Unions for Kids Vote for Miracles is a three-week contest that runs through Dec. 20 and allows people to vote online for their favorite Children's Miracle Hospital.

"We are dedicating our third place prize of $15,000 to the Child Life Program that impacts almost every patient at El Paso Children’s." said Dennece Knight, Executive Director of El Paso Children’s Hospital Foundation.

"Congratulations to our friends at Hurley Children’s Hospital; we are thinking of you, and to Mercy Health Children’s Hospital in Toledo. Who won first and second place respectively, but a very special thanks to everyone who cast their votes on behalf of sick and injured children everywhere."

El Paso Children’s Hospital finished with a total of 24,622 votes. This is the second consecutive year that El Paso Children’s finishes in the top three online voting contest.

"Thank you to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Credit Unions for Kids and the El Paso community for their support of El Paso Children’s Hospital once again", said Knight.

The donation is expected to be awarded in January 2017.

To learn more about the Child Life Program at EPCH click here