New Ways to Give and Get Involved Leading up to Miracle Weekend

Texting, Stroll Video Challenge Invite Community to Share and Show they Care

May 14, 2010

This year's Stroll for Stong Kids is luau-themed.

The News 10NBC Children’s Miracle Network Telethon and Stroll for Strong Kids fundraising walk and run, dubbed Miracle Weekend, bring together thousands of patients, families, supporters and providers who have been touched by Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center. This year’s telethon is scheduled for 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, June 4, and 3:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 5, on News 10NBC. Registration for the Stroll for Strong Kids event will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 5, at the University of Rochester’s Fauver Stadium. In preparation for Miracle Weekend, consider getting involved in helping Golisano Children’s Hospital the following ways:

Give a gift on the go by texting. Text “Strong” to 85944 and a $10 donation will be credited to Golisano Children’s Hospital from your cell phone bill.

Sign up for our Stroll for Strong Kids walk or 5K run Saturday, June 5, or make a donation on behalf of a team by visiting www.bit.ly/Stroll4Kids. To see some video testimonials from families who have been involved in Stroll, visit http://www.youtube.com/user/Give2GCH.

Participate in our Stroll for Strong Kids Video Challenge. Create a video with family and friends to share what Golisano Children’s Hospital means to you. To learn more, email sandy@urmc.rochester.edu.

Tune in to News 10NBC on the evenings of June 4 and 5 to meet our 2010 Miracle Kids and many more families and supporters of Golisano Children’s Hospital. During that time, you’re welcome to make a gift by calling (585) 241-KIDS, or make a donation anytime online or by texting “Strong” to 85944.

For more information on Miracle Weekend, visit www.givetokids.urmc.edu or call (585) 273-5948.

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