Inspire Magazine Spring 2017 - Page 16

KAPI`OLANI Miracle Moments IHOP Breakfast fans and Kapi`olani supporters enjoyed a deliciously successful National Pancake Day with our IHOP partners on March 7! The event benefitted Kapi`olani Children’s Miracle Network. Seven local IHOP restaurants offered a free short stack of pancakes while raising donations for Kapi`olani. 2017 marks 11 years that Hawai`i IHOP restaurants have partnered with Kapi`olani CMN. We appreciate all of our IHOP restaurants for the ongoing hard work, enthusiasm and caring for our kids! Walmart & Sam's Club In 2016, Hawai`i’s Walmart and Sam’s Club associates raised nearly $160,000 for Kapi`olani. Proceeds from the seven-week campaign will help fund a new portable X-ray machine to serve patients who are too fragile to move. The machine will also cut down on image processing time and allow for quick transfer of electronic medical records. The program was part of a national campaign for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, which collected nearly $37 million for 170 hospitals across America. “We’re so pleased to be able to support Kapi`olani Medical Center for Women ACE Shootout & Children and its valuable programs each year,” said Steven Reed, Hawai`i A shout out to ACE Hardware for market manager. “Our store associates enjoy coming up with creative fundraising many years of support! In January, we activities, from food truck events to bake sales, and the outpouring of support from celebrated 20 years of miracles with the our customers is truly inspiring.” ACE Hardware Shootout. The Shootout is an annual celebrity golf challenge Thank you Walmart and Sam’s Club associates for your lasting support of our local community! held at the Mauna Lani Golf Course benefitting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. This year, in addition to Extra Life its wonderful support of the national Last fall, over 50,000 people around Hawai`i’s keiki scored big thanks to 142 organization, Hardware the world played games to raise money gamers who played for Kapi`olani Medical Foundation presented a check for and heal kids. Extra Life is a Children’s Center in 2016 and raised $15,533!  $25,000 to Kapi`olani on behalf of Miracle Network Hospitals’ fundraiser that Mark your calendars for November 4 for Hawai`i’s 2016-2017 CMN Hospitals empowers the gaming community to make the next local gaming marathon. Help us Champion, Julie Kobayashi.  We are a difference in the lives of local children. reach our 2017 goal of 200 players and truly grateful to our wonderful partners Participants fundraise year-round and during $20,000 by signing up to play today at at ACE Hardware for their commitment a 24-hour gaming marathon each fall. www.extra-life.org.  the to Hawai`i’s keiki. 16 ACE