LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Children’s Hospital officials announced Wednesday it has raised $167.8 million through its Century of Possibility Centennial Campaign.

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Children’s Hospital officials announced Wednesday it has raised $167.8 million through its Century of Possibility Centennial Campaign.


The hospital, which celebrated its 100th birthday in 2012, launched the seven-year fund drive in 2007 with a goal of $160 million. The campaign officially ends on Dec. 31.


Major projects funded by the campaign include the hospital’s 258,000-square-foot South Wing; Children’s House, a new facility that will house all the current programs and services for victims of child maltreatment under one roof; the purchase of two new helicopters; efforts to reach patients and families across the state, including the opening of the Centers for Children in Lowell and Jonesboro; and ground-breaking research in areas such as autism, birth defects, food allergies and childhood obesity.


In all, more than 700 different programs, services and activities at the hospital have benefited from money donated through the campaign, the hospital said.