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Credit Unions for Kids

Credit Union for Kids logoCredit Unions for Kids is a nonprofit collaboration of credit unions, chapters, leagues/associations and business partners from across the country engaged in fundraising activities to benefit 170 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Whether they suffer from common childhood afflictions like asthma and broken bones, or fight bigger challenges like birth defects or cancer, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals provide comfort, treatment, and hope to millions of sick kids. In fact, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals treat one in 10 children in North America each year.

Your Donation Makes a Difference

One hundred percent of every dollar donated by members of the credit union movement goes back to the CMN Hospital which serves your community and your members.

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Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals treat millions of children annually. It is the world’s largest children’s charity, providing $3.4 billion in charity care which supports cutting-edge, life-saving research and funds the development of new, innovative technology which eases pain and lengthens lives.

By the Numbers

Below is the impact of a dollar at your local CMN Hospital:

  • $10,000 – Critical Care Crib
  • $8,500 – Two Ventilators
  • $5,000 – Three Pediatric Wheelchairs
  • $3,500 – Five Nerve Stimulators
  • $1,000 – One Pulsoximeter
  • $500 – One Fetal Heart Monitor
  • $100 – One Guitar or Keyboard

* Entire Network
Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $7 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity’s Miracle Balloon icon.


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Change a Child's Life Campaign

The Credit Unions for Kids' Change a Child's Life coin collection campaign is a great way to engage members in your fundraising initiatives.  Simply place the canisters at your teller stations and member services representatives' desks, and invite members to donate their loose change when they stop by the branch.  It's very easy for members to donate the change from a check they are depositing.  Remember, a little bit goes a long way!

Your members want to see you doing good in the community, and they want to be involved as well.  The Change a Child's Life coin drive is an easy way to help your members feel good about themselves and about your credit union!