(Statewide) June 3– More than 25 Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMNH) partners from across the region celebrated Miracle Day at Arkansas Children’s Hospital on Friday, May 17. Together the CMNH partners raised $6,362,851 during 2018 for Arkansas Children’s Hospital and Arkansas Children’s Northwest.

“We are grateful to each of our CMNH partners for their dedication to transforming healthcare delivery and improving child health in Arkansas,” said Vanessa Delgadillo, executive director of philanthropy for Arkansas Children’s Foundation. “Thanks to the hard work of hundreds of volunteers across the region, the funds raised stay local and support a healthier tomorrow for patients at Arkansas Children’s.”

The following awards were presented recognizing individual success:  

Top Fundraising CMNH Partners:      
Store Type Store # City 2018 Fundraising Total
Walmart 230 Paris $4,990.88
Walmart 209 Ozark $4,156.38
Walmart 57 Walnut Ridge $3,660.59
Walmart Supercenter 4460 North Little Rock $47,088.86
Walmart Supercenter 58 Russellville $18,743.40
Walmart Supercenter 16 Van Buren $14,590.90
Neighborhood Market 4579 Fort Smith $10,462.55
Neighborhood Market 7317 Greenbrier $10,079.66
Neighborhood Market 4376 Bentonville $7,053.97
Home Office Private Brands (HO)   Bentonville $38,421.57
Home Office Walmart Tech (DGTC)   Bentonville $37,003.65
Home Office Apparel Merchandising (MLK)   Bentonville $18,479.94
Sam's Club 4825 Hot Springs $22,092.60
Sam's Club 4808 Springdale $18,222.77
Sam's Club 4969 Bentonville $14,934.63
Distribution Center 6094 Bentonville $14,087.32
Distribution Center 8098 Bentonville $11,483.01
Transportation Center 6801 Bentonville $8,148.90
Credit Unions for Kids - Arkansas Federal   Jacksonville $86,774.71
Credit Unions for Kids - Telcoe Federal   Little Rock $25,000
Love's Travel Stops 267 Morrilton $54,360.75
Love's Travel Stops 457 Little Rock $27,049.29
Arkansas Log A Load For Kids   Statewide $600,000
Ace Hardware Corp. Distribution Center   Maumelle $65,058.56
Ace Hardware Yeager ACE Hardware   Van Buren $2,339.62
Casey's General Store 3242 Siloam Springs $4,501.00
Panda Restaurant Group 2171 Rogers $23,416.79
Phi Mu Alpha Lambda   LA Tech Ruston $51,834.23
Kiwanis - Division 19   Springdale $44,467.00
RE/MAX Agent - Nathan Koenigseder   Bentonville $2,800
RE/MAX - Real Estate Results   Bentonville $15,341
IHOP Restaurants 3067 Fayetteville $5,626.08
CEFCO Convenience Stores 1109 Mer Rouge, LA $2,601.59
Dairy Queen Corp. 10505 Batesville $4,299.12
GameStop 2510 Fayetteville $364.15
Great Clips 239 Searcy $885.02
Sigma Chi Omega U of A   Fayetteville $14,045.00
Kendra Scott   Little Rock $1,630.50
Express Employment Professionals     $4,902.00
Program Partnership Recognition:      
Festival of Stars Radiothon (Cumulus Media)   Little Rock $97,848
Hispanic Radiothon   Little Rock $70,124.06
Hispanic Radiothon NWA   Springdale $244,577.90
Give Kids a Miracle Telethon (KNWA)   Fayetteville $8,407
Miracles & Magic Radiothon (iHeart Media)   Fayetteville $61,535
Arkansas Dance Marathon     $43,648.93
Student of the Year     Bailey Carpenter
Extra Life Top Gamer - Josh Rose     $7,182.37
Extra Life Top Team - Unhandled Expectations     $49,458.25
Miss America Organization     $24,398
Partnership of the Year     My Special Aflac Duck


About Arkansas Children’s
Arkansas Children's Inc., is the only healthcare system in the state solely dedicated to caring for Arkansas' 710,000 children, giving the organization a unique ability to shape the landscape of pediatric care in Arkansas and transform the health of children throughout the region. The private, non-profit organization includes two pediatric hospitals, a pediatric research institute and USDA nutrition center, a philanthropic foundation, a nursery alliance, statewide clinics, and many education and outreach programs. Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) is a 336-bed, Magnet-recognized facility in Little Rock operating the state’s only Level I pediatric trauma center; the state's only burn center; the state's only Level IV neonatal intensive care unit; the state's only pediatric intensive care unit; and the state's only nationally recognized pediatric transport program. Additionally, ACH is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report in four pediatric subspecialties (2018-19): Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery and Pulmonology. Arkansas Children’s Northwest (ACNW), the first and only pediatric hospital in the Northwest Arkansas region, opened in Springdale in early 2018. ACNW operates a 24-bed inpatient unit; a surgical unit with five operating rooms; outpatient clinics offering over 20 subspecialties; diagnostic services; imaging capabilities; occupational therapy services; and Northwest Arkansas' only pediatric emergency department, equipped with 30 exam rooms. Generous philanthropic and volunteer engagement has sustained Arkansas Children's since it began as an orphanage in 1912, and today ensures the system can fundamentally transform the health of children in Arkansas and beyond. To learn more, visit archildrens.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, identify your member hospital and learn how you can Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are, at http://www.CMNHospitals.org and http://www.facebook.com/CMNHospitals.