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News release from Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital-

Throughout the month of May, Children's Miracle Network and its partners, local and national, are helping to raise money for sick and injured children in Southwest Georgia.

Leading up to the 2011 B100 Radiothon on June 2 and 3 at the Albany Mall, multiple retailers will raise funds for Children's Miracle Network at the register by participating in the charity's most recognizable fundraising campaign: the selling of its red and yellow balloon icon.

Participating retailers are:

  • All American Fun Park
  • Carmike Cinemas
  • China Garden (next to Publix, Dawson Rd.)
  • CINNABON (Albany Mall)
  • DJ's II Car Wash
  • DOCO Regional Federal Credit Union
  • Elements Coffee Co.
  • Meatslangers Bar-B-Que
  • Publix, starting May 28
  • Rite Aid
  • Tractor Supply
  • Wal-Mart and Sam's Club

Individuals can also partner with Children's Miracle Network and help save lives by raising money for our local kids. Visit <http://www.helpmakemiracles.org/event/B100changebandit/>.

To help spread the message, Facebook and Twitter users are encouraged to change their profile photos during the month of May to a "May is for Miracles" graphic, available at www.facebook.com/pages/Albany-GA/Childrens-Miracle-Network-Albany-Ga/200955976611670 <http://www.facebook.com/pages/Albany-GA/Childrens-Miracle-Network-Albany-Ga/200955976611670>

Additional campaigns and information about "May is for Miracles" and the B100 Radiothon is available online at www.supportphoebe.org <http://www.supportphoebe.org>.

About Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds for 170 children's hospitals across North America, which, in turn, use the money where it's needed the most. When a donation is given, it stays in the community ensuring that every dollar is helping local kids. Since 1983, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $4 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 its mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible.