2012 Radiothons raised over $47 million
TORONTO, March 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Life insurance provider Foresters™ has helped raise more than half a billion dollars ($527,782,081) for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® (CMN Hospitals), a charity that raises funds and awareness for 170
children's hospitals across the United States and Canada. In 1990 Foresters became the founding sponsor and international underwriter of CMN Hospitals' Radiothon program and through the volunteer efforts
of its members and sales partners, has been raising funds for over two
decades. In 2012, Foresters helped raise over $47 million to support
"Children's hospitals play a critical role in their communities,
ensuring kids get the special care they need and giving hope to their
families," said George Mohacsi, President and CEO, Foresters. "Through
the Radiothon partnership, Foresters is pleased to have a positive
impact on the well-being of 3.4 million families each year."
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals currently engages more than 300
stations throughout North America to hold Radiothons to fund research
and training, purchase equipment, and help with costs for uninsured and
underinsured patients. By covering the costs associated with
Radiothons, Foresters ensures that funds raised stay in the region to
help children and their families at the local Children's Miracle
"We are immensely grateful to have Foresters as one of our top corporate
partners," says John Lauck, President and CEO, Children's Miracle
Network Hospitals. "Over two decades, they have raised more than half
a billion dollars towards world-class medical care that saves and
improves kids' lives."
With a rich 135-year history founded on mutual aid, Foresters purpose is to champion the well-being
of families. The partnership with CMN Hospitals is just one of several
ways Foresters contributes to the well-being of children, their
families and their communities every year.
Foresters™ is a life insurance provider with a difference. The
fraternal benefit society, founded in 1874, supports family well-being
through quality products, unique member benefits and inspiring
community activities. Foresters shares its financial strength with over
one million members in Canada, the United States and the United
Kingdom. For more information, visit foresters.com.
Foresters™ is the trade name and a trademark of The Independent Order of
Foresters, a fraternal benefit society, 789 Don Mills Road, Toronto,
Canada M3C 1T9; its subsidiaries are licensed to use this mark.
About Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds for 170 children's
hospitals across the United States and Canada, which, in turn, use the
money where it's needed the most. When a donation is given it stays in
the community, helping local kids. Since 1983, Children's Miracle
Network Hospitals has raised more than $4.7 billion, most of it $1 at a
time. These donations have gone to support research and training,
purchase equipment, and pay for uncompensated care, all in support of
the mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as
possible. Learn more at www.CMNHospitals.org.
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