Wisconsin Costcos raising funds for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
April 28, 2016
MILWAUKEE – Employees at Wisconsin Costcos will be asking members to support kids through the $1 purchase of a Miracle Balloon icon at checkout throughout the month of May. All funds raised at the location will benefit Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, a proud member of Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.
All eight Wisconsin Costco locations participate in the annual May fundraising campaign for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. In 2015, Wisconsin Costco members helped raise more than $133,000 that was used to support Children’s Hospital’s greatest needs and helped to ensure Wisconsin’s kids continue to receive the best care.
• New Berlin
• Menomonee Falls
• Sun Prairie
GREEN BAY and FOX VALLEY AREA
• Grand Chute
About Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is the region’s only independent health care system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. The hospital, with locations in Milwaukee and Neenah, Wisconsin, is recognized as one of the leading pediatric health care centers in the United States. It is ranked in nine specialty areas in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 Best Children’s Hospitals report. Children’s provides primary care, specialty care, urgent care, emergency care, community health services, foster and adoption services, child and family counseling, child advocacy services and family resource centers. In 2014, Children’s invested more than $102 million in the community to improve the health status of children through medical care, advocacy, education and pediatric medical research. Children’s achieves its mission in part through donations from individuals, corporations and foundations and is proud to be a member of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. For more information, visit the website at chw.org.
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 $5 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 CMNHospitals.org and facebook.com/CMNHospitals.
About Costco Wholesale Corporation
Costco (NASDAQ: COST) currently operates 703 warehouses, including 492 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 90 in Canada, 36 in Mexico, 27 in the United Kingdom, 24 in Japan, 12 in Korea, 12 in Taiwan, eight in Australia and two in Spain. The Company plans to open up to an additional 16 new warehouses (including one relocation to a larger and better-located facility) prior to the end of its fiscal year on August 30, 2015. Costco also operates electronic commerce websites in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Korea and Taiwan.