CMN, Walmart officials emphasize importance of national campaign

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For the past 32 years, Walmart and Sam’s club have raised more than $1 billion for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals across the country.

The annual campaign launched Monday and runs through July 7 and area stores hope to raise a combined total of $75,000.

United Regional Children’s Miracle Network Specialist Shelby Reese is excited to kick off this year’s CMN hospitals campaign.

“We partner with awesome places like Walmart and Sam’s and we have been doing that for over 32 years,” Reese said.

And in that 32 years, area stores have raised more than $1 million, one dollar at a time. 

Those funds help support Texoma kids such as Emma Barker, 16, who has Type 1 diabetes.

Walmart store manager Cheryl Hopkins said in addition to knowing people impacted by the services provided, her 17-year history with the company has made her passionate about CMN.

“Your donations are beneficial to what it takes to help take care of the children of our community,” Hopkins said. “Every dollar you donate helps better these children’s lives.”

The funds raised will support critical treatments, pediatric medical equipment, research and charitable care as well as provide assistance for mother and their babies.

For details on all they do, follow this link.

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