“Miracle Jeans Day” T-shirt Orders Due Sept. 1 For Event Benefiting Local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

New Website, T-shirts and Free Online Tools Available to Help Credit Unions Help Local Kids

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (August 30, 2013) — On Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, credit unions across North America are invited to wear jeans in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®, a charity that raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals. For a $5 donation, credit union employees can “earn” the right to wear jeans and participate in Miracle Jeans Day. For a $25 donation, through Sept. 1, participants also qualify for a Miracle Jeans Day T-shirt. All donations stay local to benefit the member hospital serving that community.

New to 2013, there is a Credit Unions for Kids version of the Miracle Jeans Day T-shirt. To receive this free T-shirt with your $25 donation, contributions must be received no later than September 1 via phone (801) 214-7452 or online at From September 2 to 12, an additional $10 will be required to cover expedited fees. The absolute final day to qualify for a T-shirt is Sept. 12.  To date, more than 1,000 credit unions supporters and employees have purchased these unique Miracle Jeans Day T-shirts.

In 2012, credit unions were the largest supporter of Miracle Jeans Day, with more than 600 unique credit unions participating in the event. Collectively those credit unions raised over $300,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

For more information on participating in Miracle Jeans Day, or to order your Credit Unions for Kids T-shirt, visit Learn more about your Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at

About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $4.7 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity’s Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit’s mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out why children’s hospitals need community support, and learn about your member hospital, at and

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