Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores across North America have raised more than $15 million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals since 1999. This year, Love's is excited to support 27 CMN Hospitals' Miracle Network Dance Marathon programs in addition to their fundraising campaign happening this August 26 - September 30, 2016. They have pledged $200,000 for 27 Dance Marathons to use to grow their program. Funds from Love's will help pay for things such as venues, t-shirts, posters and banners.
“We’re delighted to be involved with this year’s Dance Marathon events. They bring positive attention to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and help to raise a lot of money that goes to children and their families in need," said Jenny Love Meyer, Vice President of Communications at Love's Travel Stops.
The inaugural Love's supported Dance Marathon kicked off on Wednesday, February 3 at Tarleton State University. On Saturday, Feb. 6, two more Love's supported Dance Marathons took place at Auburn University and Texas Tech University:
"We're excited to have support from Love's as they're a great CMN Hospitals corporate partner," said Elyse Meardon, Director, Dance Marathon. “Dance Marathon is sweeping North America and contributions from Love's will help supported programs continue to grow and thrive.”