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Vote for your favorite Children’s Miracle Network Hospital

‘Vote for Miracles’ Promotion runs Nov. 29 through Dec. 20

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (November 17, 2016) — Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals today announced a nationwide “Vote for Miracles” campaign celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Credit Unions for Kids program. From November 29 through December 20, credit unions and the general public are invited to cast their votes to support their favorite CMN Hospital. At the conclusion of the promotion, the top five hospitals will be awarded a total of $100,000 on behalf of America’s credit unions, compliments of CO-OP Financial Services.

To receive a reminder when voting opens, visit www.VoteForMiracles.org. Individuals can vote once a day over the course of the three-week campaign. Voting commences November 29, also known as “Giving Tuesday”, and concludes December 20. The hospital with the most votes will win $50,000. Second through fifth place will receive $20,000, $15,000, $10,000 and $5,000, respectively. When a vote is cast, voters have the option to choose their credit union. The credit union responsible for the most votes in each of the winning markets will be invited to participate in the check presentation for the top hospital.

To support the credit unions efforts to rally the vote, resource materials are available at www.CU4Kids.org/VoteForMiracles

“We are so appreciative of all that credit unions have done for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals over the past 20 years,” said John Lauck, president and CEO, CMN Hospitals. “We are delighted that we can use Vote for Miracles to not only raise much-needed funds for our hospitals but also tell the amazing story of the credit unions’ generosity through the Credit Unions for Kids program.”

“CO-OP’s participation in Vote for Miracles gives credit unions the opportunity to generate goodwill with their members and develop greater awareness by the public of the tangible importance of credit unions in their local communities,” shared Sarah Canepa Bang, Executive Vice President of Corporate Relations for CO-OP Financial Services. “More people need to know the credit union story and campaigns like this help us get the conversation started.”

In addition to voting at www.VoteForMiracles.org, the website also talks about the “Credit Union Difference” and encourages the public to share the hashtag #VoteForMiracles to raise support for their favorite Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.


About Credit Unions for Kids

Credit Unions for Kids is the brand under which America’s credit unions fundraise for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Individual credit unions, chapters, state associations and business partners from across the country collaborate to raise much-needed funds for local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Adopted as the credit union movement’s charity of choice, CU4Kids is the third largest corporate sponsor of CMN Hospitals. Since 1996, credit unions have donated over $150 million to help sick and injured kids being treated at CMN Hospitals throughout the U.S.

Contacts

Adam Denison
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
adenison@cmnhospitals.org
801-214-6629

Bill Pritchard
CO-OP Financial Services
Bill.Prichard@co-opfs.org
800-782-9042, ext. 3450

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