Local Walmart And Sam’s Club Raising Funds For Children’s Hospital

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Local Walmart and Sam’s Club stores are once again joining forces to raise money for the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger during the annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals campaign. 

Walmart and Sam’s Club associates will ask customers to donate $1 or more each time they check out at a register. Associates also fundraise in other ways including bake sales, in-store contests, and events. 

“All the funds raised at the Chattanooga area stores will stay local to benefit the Believe Campaign to build the new Children’s Hospital at Erlanger in Chattanooga,” said Rebecca Brinkley, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals director for the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger.  “Walmart and Sam’s Club stores continue to be the largest CMN Hospitals fundraising partner in our area.  Our local stores raised over $237,000 last year and we look forward to working with them to once again raise money to benefit the children of the Chattanooga region.” 

Walmart and Sam’s Club associates, customers, and members have raised $3,923,151 for the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger since 1987. On a national level, Walmart and Sam’s Club are closing in on the $1 billion fundraising mark for CMN Hospitals in the U.S. and Canada. 

This year’s register campaign runs through Oct. 29. Customers and members can donate $1 or more when they check out at any Chattanooga area Walmart or Sam’s Club stores. 

Money raised at Chattanooga area Walmart and Sam’s Club stores goes directly to benefit the sick and injured kids treated at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. 

For more information about the Believe Campaign or the new Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, please visit www.webelieve.build.

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