Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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Our Partners

Thank you!

Our Children's Miracle Network Hospitals team works to raise funds and awareness for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. But we don’t do it alone.

We partner with some of the most generous companies and organizations in our community. Our partners' employees, customers, and connections have created countless miracles at Children’s Hospital, often $1 at a time. From selling Miracle Balloons to hosting bowling tournaments to cutting hair, these partners improve children's lives in our community in unique ways that incorporate their culture into creative fundraisers. Our partners have built strong reputations as committed, caring corporate citizens.

Together, we are making a difference in the lives of more kids and their families than any other children’s charity. Read on to see how each of our partners raise funds for Children’s Hospital.

A CMN Hospitals partner since 1991, Ace Hardware stands behind its motto: Helping build brighter futures. Participating Ace retailers raise funds through an annual icon campaign, typically held during the summer.

Based on the belief that the right playthings give children a gateway to physical, emotional and cognitive development, Brilliant Sky Toys & Books provides the highest quality products in an active and interactive atmosphere.

Carmike Cinemas combines the magic of movies and the hope of miracles. During their annual Miracle Balloon icon campaign in May, the theater chain also shows a CMN Hospitals trailer on its 2,200 nationwide screens.

Casey's General Stores conducted their first Miracle Balloon icon campaign for CMN Hospitals in February 2014.

Chico’s FAS, including Chico’s, White House Black Market, Soma Intimates, and Boston Proper participate in “May is for Miracles” by selling limited-edition Miracle Balloon bracelets and collecting donations at point of sale.

Since 2008, CO-OP Financial Services has underwritten the hugely popular Miracle Match program, which provides matching funds to credit unions conducting fundraising campaigns and events under the Credit Unions for Kids brand.

Costco has been raising money for Children’s Miracle Network-affiliated children’s hospitals in every community where their warehouses are located since 1988. Every May, Costco participates in “May is for Miracles” with balloon icons sold at registers.

Fundraising under the Credit Unions for Kids brand, credit unions have partnered with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals since 1996. Fundraising campaigns range from Miracle Jeans Day to wine auctions, and online giving to paper icon sales.

Participating credit unions in the Middle Tennessee market include Ascend Federal Credit Union, Cornerstone Financial Credit Union, Electric Service Credit Union, Firemen’s Credit Union, Fort Campbell Federal Credit Union, Nashville Post Office Credit Union, Old Hickory Credit Union, and US Community Credit Union.

Daily’s Convenience Stores have always been locally owned and operated. The company is owned by Tri Star Energy, a partnership between Kimbro Oil and The Parman Corporation. Daily’s participates in an icon campaign every May and also holds an annual golf tournament, the Daily’s Cup.

The Dairy Queen system has been a proud partner of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals since 1984. From collecting customers’ change to selling Miracle Balloons and holding special events, DQ gives back to the communities in which it does business. For one day each year on “Miracle Treat Day,” participating locations in donate $1 or more from every Blizzard® Treat sold to Children’s Miracle Network.

Dollar General its CEO, Todd J. Vasos, have been very supportive of Children's Hospital, making significant gifts to benefit our mission Past CEO Rick Dreiling served as immediate past chair of the Children's Hospital Board. Dollar General participated in a pilot campaign for CMN Hospitals in the Nashville market in February 2014. Stores in Middle Tennessee sold $1 Miracle Balloon icons at their registers for Children's Hospital.

Driven Brands' participating Meineke and Maaco locations will collect change for Children's Hospital all year long.

Express Employment Professionals has always had a strong corporate culture of social responsibility. They deliver staffing support and human resources through a network of franchise office owners. In 1991, Express affiliated with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, and since then, has contributed through golf events, walk-a-thons, auctions, payroll deduction, and through the Express Clydesdales team.

A national partner of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals since 2006, Fred’s Super Dollar has supported Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals one Miracle Balloon at a time because of the connection fred’s Super Dollar has with its customers.

Great Clips has been a fundraising partner of Children’s Miracle Network since 2004. Currently, salons participate in the October Great Deeds program and sell thousands of Miracle Balloons.

GFS Marketplace customers who sign up for a Fun Funds card with the organization number 2624869 will support Children's Hospital every time they present their card when shopping. All purchases earn a minimum of a 1-percent rebate for Children’s Hospital. GFS Marketplace also sells Miracle Balloons.

Greek Partner: Phi Mu Fraternity is the second-oldest women’s social organization, forming in 1852 at Wesleyan College. Because the word “sorority” was not commonly used when Phi Mu was chartered, its proper name is Phi Mu Fraternity, even though it is a women’s organization. Phi Mu focuses on teaching young women leadership and life skills. Lending a hand to Children’s Miracle Network plays a pivotal role in its mission. Each year, Phi Mu raises funds for Children’s Miracle Network through a variety of events, including the signature Hoopa-Palooza tournament, pageants, golf tournaments, and Dance Marathons.

Greek Partner: Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s credo is “Be True.” Members demonstrate the True Gentlemen initiative through their support of Children’s Miracle Network, completing a variety of activities such as raffles, auctions, haunted houses, sports tournaments, and more. Each spring, SAE chapters participate in their signature True Gentlemen Day of Service, helping their hospitals with hands-on service in addition to the funds they raise each year. Sigma Alpha Epsilon joined Children’s Miracle Network as a national fundraising partner in 2001.

Greek Partner: Zeta Beta Tau is the oldest and largest Jewish fraternity in the United States. Children’s Miracle Network was adopted as its charity of choice in 2002. Zeta Beta Tau’s signature fundraising event is the Get on the Ball campaign, which includes funding from students on campus and community businesses. Students receive pledges for each signature signed on a giant ball rolled around campus. The Get on the Ball campaign is pivotal in helping increase awareness of Children’s Miracle Network. The brothers of Zeta Beta Tau are committed to serving their hospitals.

Guy Brown and Sustain VU are pleased to offer recycling for ink/toner cartridges and cell phones at Vanderbilt University. Guy Brown donates portions of the proceeds from recycling these items to Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

H&R Block has donated $20 to Children's Hospital for every new client that brought in a flyer about their nonprofit referral program.

Honeysuckle Hill Farm offers plenty of outdoor recreational activities to delight visitors of all ages. During autumn, the farm features haunted houses, and haunted trails, as well as plenty of activities involving pumpkins. Two of the greatest attractions are the corn mazes. Honeysuckle Hill donates a portion of their proceeds to CMN Hospitals.

IHOP partners with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals annually for National Pancake Day. Guests are invited to enjoy a free short stack of pancakes for a suggested donation of $5 per stack. Restaurants also participate in a balloon icon month leading up to National Pancake Day.

March is Jersey Mike's Month of Giving fundraising campaign. Donations made at local locations during that month benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, our region's Children's Miracle Network hospital. On Jersey Mike's National Day of Giving, 100 percent of proceeds from sales are given to Children's Hospital.

For nearly 30 years, Kroger has helped raise funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Kroger stores collect change during the months of August, September, and October.

LIDS became a partner of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in 2014. During their  campaign, stores collected change and sold yellow hospital wristbands to support Children's Hospital.

Long John Silver’s and their franchisees support Children's Miracle Network Hospitals by selling Miracle Balloons in stores, and participating in Radiothons and other local fundraising events.

Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores has been a partner since 1999 by selling paper hearts during the months of August and September, and holding many additional fun and challenging fundraisers.

Malco Theatres support Children's Hospitals through their Kids Summer Film Fest. For only $2 per ticket, moviegoers can see favorite family-friendly movies. A portion of those proceeds benefits CMN Hospitals.

Marriott International is proud of its long-held “spirit to serve” philosophy and possesses a sincere desire to make a difference in the lives of others, whether fellow associates, guests, customers, or neighbors. Marriott’s mission to help the communities where it does business is at the heart of so many of its activities, whether it be the Breakfast Campaign, the Cheers 4 Children event, or the Marriott Rewards guest donation program. All of these initiatives reflect the company’s genuine wish to give something back to the thousands of places around the world that so many of us call home.

Children's Miracle Network is the official national platform of the Miss America Organization. Children's Miracle Network has a 20-year history working with the Miss America Organization, but has been the official national platform since 2007. The partnership also extends to women competing at the pageant's local, state, and national levels.

Each summer, Nashville Swim League and other swim clubs across Middle Tennessee raise funds by participating in swim-a-thon events. Under the Kids Swimming for Kids brand, swimmers reach out to friends, family, neighbors, and businesses to collect pledges based on the number of laps completed at the event.

Ollie's Bargain Outlet is a CMN Hospitals partner in the Nashville market as of 2014.

Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. participates in a Workplace Giving campaign on behalf of CMN Hospitals. Panda Express locations also collect change donations for CMN Hospitals all year.

Performance Scrubs are comfortable, stylish, fade- and wrinkle-resistant, customizable, and long-lasting. They also have moisture wicking and are made in the USA. A portion of sales benefits Children's Hospital.

Publix Super Markets, has supported Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through in-store fundraising and the Produce for Kids program since 1991. Each year, Publix Super Markets hosts a three-week custom Miracle Balloon campaign in late May to early June, which coincides with the Produce for Kids program in their stores.

RE/MAX became a supporter of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in 1992. RE/MAX agents make donations from the sales of homes through the Miracle Home program, participate in Miracle Jeans Day, and designate August as a Month of Miracles. RE/MAX agents are making miracles happen, one transaction at a time.

Since 1994, Rite Aid’s annual Miracle Balloon campaign and other fundraising projects have raised funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Speedway first began raising funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in 1991. Today, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals is Speedway’s single charitable focus. Fundraising includes year-long canister collections at point of sale and special theme days for employees to engage customers. Speedway also donates a portion of proceeds from every Speedy Freeze and fountain drink sold during the month of May. Speedway opened its first store in Tennessee in August 2013.

Standard Coffee partners with CMN Hospitals through in-kind donations for our annual Telethon.

The Tennessee Trucking Foundation hosts the annual Big Rigs for Little Kids golf tournament. This tournament is a great way for the members of the trucking industry to give back to their community through supporting CMN Hospitals.

Valvoline Instant Oil Change joined Children’s Miracle Network in 2009 and participates in a Miracle Balloon campaign each year.

Walmart and Sam’s Club have supported Children’s Miracle Network since 1987. They hold an annual six-week campaign in May and June. Fundraising takes place all year and includes events such as golf tournaments and Zumbathons.

We are pleased to welcome Waste Management, Southern Services LF, as a local partner. Waste Management's Nashville location collects change all year at the customer service window and donates it to Children's Hospital.

White Castle holds a fundraising campaign for Children's Hospital in July. Customers make a $1 donation to CMN Hospitals and receive a coupon for two free White Castle hamburgers.

William Edge believes that personal responsibility and corporate responsibility coexist and that, together, our actions and contributions create a better community and world. William Edge salons donate a portion of proceeds from every salon and spa service throughout the year to CMN Hospitals.

Last Edited: March 17, 2017
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