Children’s Miracle Network and Walmart Canada launch Spark A Miracle campaign to support children’s hospitals across Canada


MISSISSAUGA, ON, November 30, 2021 / CNW / – Today, Tuesday I Give, Children’s Miracle Network and Walmart Canada launched their Spark a miracle support campaign from Canada children, families and their local children’s hospitals.

Children’s Miracle Network and Walmart (CNW Group / Children’s Miracle Network)

“Walmart Canada has been our primary partner in the Children’s Miracle Network for many years and is extraordinary in so many ways. They continue to find innovative opportunities to actively engage Walmart associates and customers to raise funds for children’s hospital foundations through Canada. Walmart is really making a difference locally and nationally, ”said Mark Hierlihy, President and CEO of from Canada Foundations of children’s hospitals. “Thanks to their efforts, children’s hospitals across Canada receive essential funds to support research, care and healing environments for children and their families in their local communities. On behalf of our entire network of children’s hospitals, thank you for helping to spread the joy this holiday season. “

The beloved of Walmart Canada Teddy bear* is back for the holiday season 2021. Teddy is not only a teddy bear, he is also a superhero. For every Walmart Teddy purchased before the 31st of December, Walmart gives back by donating $ 2 ** to Children’s Miracle Network to help children treated in children’s hospitals through Canada. Walmart customers can also support their local children’s hospital by donating at checkout or online at Walmart.ca.

Walmart Canada has been a partner of the Children’s Miracle Network for over 27 years and has raised and donated over $ 175 million to date to benefit 14 children’s hospitals across Canada, making Walmart the largest private sector contributor to children’s hospital foundations in Canada.

Walmart Canada is also the Canada 2021 of the Children’s Miracle Network Corporate Partner of the Year for its strategic partnership and commitment.

“Walmart Canada is deeply committed to supporting families in need and to our partnership with Children’s Miracle Network to transform the lives of children and their families in Canada through their local children’s hospitals,” said Nabeela Ixtabalan, Vice President Executive, People and Corporate Affairs at Walmart Canada. “Our goal, along with our caring associates and customers, is to help make exceptional health care and advancement possible for children in communities from coast to coast. “

About Walmart Canada
Walmart Canada operates a chain of more than 400 stores nationwide serving 1.5 million customers every day. Walmart Canada’s flagship online store, Walmart.ca is visited by more than 1.5 million customers every day. With more than 100,000 associates, Walmart Canada is one of the largest employers in Canada and is ranked among the 10 most influential brands in the country. Walmart Canada’s extensive philanthropy program is focused on supporting Canadian families in need, and since 1994 Walmart Canada has raised and donated over $ 500 million to Canadian charities. Additional information can be found at walmartcanada.ca, facebook.com/walmartcanada and to twitter.com/walmartcanada.

About the Children’s Miracle Network
Children’s Miracle Network® raises funds and educates 170 member hospitals, 14 of which are in Canada. Donations remain local to fund essential health treatments and services, purchase pediatric medical equipment, and support research. Its various partners and fundraising programs support our mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Visit our website to learn more about our cause. In Canada, Children’s Miracle Network is managed and operated by from Canada Foundations of Children’s Hospitals®.

* references 30166980/72561/2/1182683
** maximum donation up to $ 200, 000

SOURCE Miracle Children’s Network

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