Ryan Murphy Donates $10M to Children’s Hospital

All eyes in Hollywood were wide open when people heard that Ryan Murphy donated $10 million to Children’s Hospital so we’re bringing you the details of the story.

Generous Donation

Ryan Murphy owes a lot to this amazing hospital in Los Angeles.

They saved his son’s life and he is paying them respect and gratitude with this donation.

The world famous television creator is a father of two boys and two years ago, his younger son Ford, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma on a routine check.

His pediatrician discovered an abdominal tumor the size of a tennis ball and he was immediately scheduled for treatment. The surgery and difficult procedures followed and Ford is doing great today.

“Ford was strong as well, and today he is thriving,” the star assured his followers on social media recently.

“He just celebrated his fourth birthday, a milestone we are all so thrilled about. Ford is doing so well because of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.”

A Brand New Wing

Murphy and his husband David Miller wanted to thank the hospital for all their expertise and support with a brand new wing in tribute to their son. The $10 million gift is in their words “so that other children can experience the love and care of this exceptional facility”.

“No child is turned away at Children’s Hospital. We are so honored and lucky to contribute, and encourage everybody who can to do the same.” Murphy added.

This American screenwriter, producer and director is best known for his shows Glee, Nip/Tuc, American Horror Story and 911. He has been nominated for 28 Emmy nominations and won 6 of them since 2004.

A Bump in Donations

Other celebrities have been huge supporters of the Children’s hospital in Los Angeles including Jimmy Kimmel.

As he famously revealed last spring o his ABC late-night show, his son was born with a heart defect and requested immediate open heart surgery performed in this very hospital. In his touching revealing speech he praised the hospital for saving his son and called for donations.

“This is some place Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. I hope you never have to go there, but if you do, you’ll see so many kids from so many financial backgrounds being cared for so well and with so much compassion,” he explained. “I’ve been supporting Children’s Hospital for years. I had no idea we’d ever wind up there.”

On its annual fundraiser, the hospital raised $5.5 million. Jimmy Kimmel, Vin Scully and Hasbro were among the honorees at the event, whose pledge tally was goosed by a last-minute $1 million donation from Kimmel and his wife Molly McNearney.


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