TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – Partnering with the Children’s Miracle Network, Ollies Bargain Outlet Inc. raised over $600K to benefit 88 local member hospitals across 29 states in multiple communities that Ollie’s is a part of.
The fundraising campaign ran from June 11 to July 8 and from the $600K in donations, Ollie’s will be giving over $20,000 to Riley Hospital for Children to help support the children and families in the Indianapolis area and further.
“We have been in business for more than 40 years and giving back to kids in the communities we serve is an integral part of our core values,” said John Swygert, President and Chief Executive Officer. “This year, we are thrilled to have helped more hospitals than ever, thanks to the hard work of our associates and generous donations from our customers to help children with medical needs.”
The funds raised will help area hospitals in various ways including investing in research, training the newest generation of doctors and nurses, or providing peace of mind for families. The Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals raise money for 170 children’s hospitals across North America.
“Dedicated partners like Ollie’s are critical to helping kids get the best possible care, no matter life’s circumstances,” said Teri Nestel, President and CEO of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. “For more than a decade, Ollie’s employees and customers have rallied around our cause and made a real and lasting impact on the communities in which they operate, and we couldn’t be more grateful for their support.”