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The Rite Aid Foundation Awards $2.3 Million to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
20 Local Children's Hospitals Receive Grants to Improve the Health and Wellbeing of Children in Their Communities
"We want to thank The Rite Aid Foundation for this incredible gift to fund medical camps for Penn State Children's Hospital patients. With this donation, we will be able to send more than 250 kids to 11 camps next summer. These
Rite Aid has been supporting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals for a quarter of a century. Every year, Rite Aid associates from across the country come together to raise money through the annual Miracle Balloon Campaign. In 2018, the campaign raised $4.5 million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals to help administer life-saving care, purchase medical equipment and provide critical funds to more than 90 hospitals located in Rite Aid communities.
About The Rite Aid Foundation
Since its inception in 2001, The Rite Aid Foundation has awarded more than $63 million to nonprofit organizations. Additionally, Rite Aid, through the efforts of its customers, supplier partners and associates, has also raised more than $92 million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals across the country since 1994.
Through the KidCents program, members of Rite Aid's loyalty program, wellness+ rewards, can round up their in-store or online purchases to the nearest dollar and donate their change to KidCents. Members can also choose to direct their change to a specific KidCents charity by visiting
About Rite Aid Corporation
Rite Aid Corporation, which generated fiscal 2019 annual revenue of $21.6 billion, is one of the nation's leading drugstore chains with 2,464 stores in 18 states and pharmacy benefit management (PBM) capabilities through EnvisionRxOptions and its affiliates. At Rite Aid, we have a personal interest in our customers' health and wellness and deliver the products and services they need to lead healthier lives. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company's website at www.riteaid.com.
KidCents Grants were awarded to support the following hospitals:
Children's Hospital Los Angeles: $300,000
Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego: $100,000
CHOC Children's: $88,498
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals: $50,000
UC Davis Children's Hospital: $50,000
Valley Children's Hospital: $50,000
Boston Children's Hospital: $100,000
Johns Hopkins Children's Center: $50,000
Beaumont Children's: $95,300
Children's Specialized Hospital: $50,000
Cohen Children's Medical Center: $300,000
John R. Oishei Children's Hospital: $100,000
Akron Children's Hospital: $49,124
OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital: $100,000
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: $300,000
Penn State Children's Hospital: $283,000
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: $100,000
Geisinger Janet Weis Children's Hospital: $50,000
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters: $50,000
Seattle Children's: $100,000
Media: Christopher Savarese 717-975-5718