MIAMI - Maria Moldes, Director of Children’s Miracle Network & Corporate Relations at Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation, recently was selected as the Southern Region representative for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Relations Committee (HRC).
The HRC is comprised of three chief development officers and eight Children’s Miracle Network program directors who represent seven regions of the United States and Canada. Moldes was selected to fill the position by the HRC Chair for her role as an emerging leader among her peers. The HRC facilitates the sharing of information among a variety of audiences, including Children’s Miracle Network boards, member hospitals and regions, and national staff.
“It is an honor to be selected for this position and represent Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation on a national scale,” said Moldes. “As a long-time advocate for raising awareness and funds for children in need of proper healthcare, it feels great to be in a role where I can make a difference in so many children’s lives.”
In 1997, Moldes was appointed as the Foundation’s Children’s Miracle Network Director, having previously served as Assistant Telethon Coordinator and Assistant Director of Special Events. The Hospital’s partnership with Children’s Miracle Network helps Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation raise funds year-round through affiliations with Children’s Miracle Network sponsors and their special events and promotions.
About Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children's Hospital is South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 pediatric subspecialists. The 309-bed hospital, known as Miami Children's Hospital from 1983 through 2014, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with many specialty programs routinely ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report since 2008. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession's most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit www.nicklauschildrens.org.