Food City Presents Check for $8,622 to El Paso Children's Hospital Foundation for its February (CMN) Miracle Balloon Campaign

Local business Food City and its three stores has been a big supporter of Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) for many years. Recently, they held a two-week Miracle Balloon campaign in February and raised $8,622 to benefit El Paso Children’s Hospital, El Paso’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Food City will hold a check presentation on Thursday, Feb. 27th from 10 am to
11 am at Food City Ranchland, 7444 Gateway East Boulevard.

“We’re happy to have partnered with the Children’s Miracle Network for the past eight years to support t El Paso Children’s Hospital,” said Melissa Santos, Financial Analyst and third generation family member of Food City. “The hospital is not only an important part of our community, but it is an important part of Food City’s neighborhood. We are so appreciative of the generosity of our customers.”

“The cashiers at Food City take such pride in making creative and clever designs of the CMN icon throughout each of the three Food City locations,” said Estela Casas, Executive Director for El Paso Children’s Hospital Foundation. ”Everyone at Food City dedicates their hearts to every CMN campaign and we are just so grateful for their generosity of spirit. They are great leaders in helping CMN raise funds that stay right here in El Paso.”

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) is a North American non-profit organization that raises funds for 171 children's hospitals, medical research, and community awareness of children's health issues.  El Paso Children’s Hospital is El Paso’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMN).  Nearly 50 local and national businesses in El Paso currently participate in CMN’s Miracle Balloon campaigns. Every dollar raised in El Paso stays in El Paso to support patients at El Paso Children’s Hospital.