Golisano Children's Hospital holds annual luncheon

Updated: 05/16/2014 5:50 PM
Created: 05/16/2014 5:32 PM WHEC.com

They have been through more than most of us will have to endure in our entire lifetime. This year’s miracle kids were introduced at the annual Golisano Children’s Hospital luncheon. 

The miracle kids are Andrew Lagares, who was born with a rare birth defect, but beat the odds; Blake Gauss, who was diagnosed with ALL or acute lymphoblastic leukemia; Chase Ayles, who was born prematurely and only had a 25 percent chance of survival; Katie Foster, who continues to fight cancer and Brynn Taylor, who was born with a complex heart defect.

Dan Taylor said, “We are certainly indebted to them, through the technologies, the skills and the staff. They have saved my daughter's life, not once, but twice. There is really no way to thank a group of people for that. The donations, the charity and the philanthropy that go into this event really do pay off.”

News10NBC  is proud to be a part of such an important event. The miracle luncheon was hosted by Nikki Rudd and Lia Lando. Several businesses, who contribute to the hospital, were honored Friday.

The Golisano Children's Hospital Telethon is June 1 on News10NBC.

News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.

Flood Warning

Expires: 11/25/2014 1:24 AM

Flood Warning

Expires: 11/25/2014 3:42 AM

Flood Warning

Expires: 11/26/2014 1:36 AM

Flood Warning

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Cattaraugus; Chautauqua; Erie; Genesee; Wyoming
Expires: 11/24/2014 4:15 PM

High Wind Warning

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Genesee; Monroe; Niagara; Northern Erie; Orleans; Wyoming
Expires: 11/25/2014 4:00 AM

Wind Advisory

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Allegany; Cattaraugus; Livingston; Northern Cayuga; Ontario; Wayne
Expires: 11/25/2014 4:00 AM


Broken Clouds
52° | 34°
  • Feels like: 44° F
  • Wind: SE 12mph
  • Humidity: 59%
  • Mon Windy with times of sun and clouds
    64° | 42°
  • Tue Mostly cloudy and windy
    42° | 35°
  • Wed Afternoon snow showers
    39° | 29°
  • Thu Snow showers
    37° | 24°