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Giant and Our Family Foundation campaign total announced at golf weekend

The Giant and Our Family Foundation golf weekend brought together 500 vendors and 2,000 golfers to celebrate the Giant/CMN Hospital’s partnership. The event, held at over 14 golf courses featured miracle children, media DJs and Miss America.

One highlight of the Our Family Foundation annual event was the announcement of the amount raised for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals during the two-week summer miracle balloon campaign at Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Market: $658,565.

Fundraising increased by 11% in 2017 with the help of Giant and Martin’s customers who had to opportunity to purchase $1 Miracle Balloons featuring Nabisco coupons along with the story of a child treated at each member hospital. Funds raised help children procure life-saving treatment and equipment and provide research, education and outreach programs at Johns Hopkins Children’s CenterUniversity of Virginia Children’s HospitalChildren’s National Health SystemChildren’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMCPenn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital.

Since 1997, Giant Food Stores has raised more than $40 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.