Text and photography: Alberto Torres
With record attendance, close to a thousand people, El Paso Children’s Hospital celebrated its traditional night called “Miracle Gala” in its 2018 edition, which was attended by the girl Angelica Hale, America’s Got Talent contestant, in which he obtained the second place.
During her presentation she interpreted several melodies demonstrating the great power of her voice before the hundreds of attendees who went to delight themselves with her revelation in this city.
During the event two auctions took place: in which the people participated in the acquisition of various articles, trips and services by mentioning their best offer.
According to the organizers, in 2017 it was possible to raise just over 300 thousand dollars and in this edition the goal is to collect a higher amount, said Omar Ropele, communication director of EPCHF. The raised funds are used to purchase medical equipment, family assistance and scientific research to cure diseases.
Since its creation in 2012, it has been possible to serve more than 96 thousand children, patients who have presented various cases from fractures suffered in an accident, respiratory diseases to illnesses such as cancer among others. For seven years, community organizations actively participate in the donation of objects and articles to contribute to the development of the children’s hospital.