Who We Are
A purpose fueled by passion
The Kansas Children’s Foundation mission is to maximize the health and human potential of our children by providing meaningful support and resources across Kansas.
Much like the guiding light of the sun for a sunflower, we exist to provide Kansas children the means, programs, services and support needed to GROW to their inherent potential. To HARVEST a better life for our children, we advance our mission by:
Providing comfort and emotional support for hospitalized children
Helping to grow an integrated network of pediatric partnerships
Filling the gap of pediatric needs in and around our community
Financial assistance to families with a child receiving pediatric care
Board & Staff Members
Kansas Children’s Foundation
Manager, Treasury Management Sales, INTRUST Bank
Owner, Pop Machine Agency
Chief Nursing Officer,
Wesley Medical Center
Major Gifts Officer, Hunter Health Clinic.
Secretary, Community Volunteer
Brian Pate, MD
KU School of Medicine, Pediatrics Chair
Stephanie Kuhlmann, DO
Assoc. Professor of Pediatrics, KU School of Medicine
Dr. Thomas Estep
Retired Surgeon, Wichita Surgical Specialists
Trey Anderson DDS
ICTeeth Pediatric Dentistry
Marketing Director Phoenix Home Healthcare
Anthony “Tony” Leiding
Director of Operations – Trenton Agri Products
Chief HR Officer
Chief HR Officer, LDF Companies, LLC
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