Local Walmart and Sam’s Club Stores Raise Funds to Benefit CHKD

Elizabeth Earley - (757) 668-9049 or Elizabeth.Earley@CHKD.org
2019-06-13

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – Hampton Roads Walmart stores and Sam’s Clubs will be raising money now through July 7 to help kids treated at CHKD. Customers and members can donate $1 or more at the checkout lane or self-checkout at any Walmart Store or Sam’s Club in Hampton Roads.

The annual campaign for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals raises money for 170 children’s hospitals in the United States and Canada. To date, Walmart and Sam’s Club associates, members, and customers have raised more than $1 billion for the network’s hospitals, including $11.7 million for CHKD.

“This campaign is very important to our associates and customers, and every year they do a great job raising funds and awareness for children in the area,” said Brent Rains, Walmart Regional Manager in Virginia. “We are always hoping to make a difference in the community and we are excited to kick off this year’s campaign with the goal to help kids in need.”

Thirty-nine Walmart Supercenters, Neighborhood Markets, and Sam’s Clubs in Hampton Roads will participate, with a goal of raising $550,000. Help them reach their goal and fund critical treatment, equipment, research, and charitable care for CHKD kids at the same time!

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CHKD is the only freestanding children’s hospital in Virginia and serves the medical and surgical needs of children throughout greater Hampton Roads, the Eastern Shore of Virginia, and northeastern North Carolina. The not-for-profit CHKD Health System operates primary care pediatric practices, surgical practices, multi-service health centers, urgent care centers, and satellite offices throughout its service region. Learn more at CHKD.org.