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Posts published in April 2016

Cool Runnings: 24th Annual Van Metre 5-Mile Run Raises $225,000+

Monday, April 25, 2016

Sleet and snow couldn’t stop the momentum of the 400 attendees at the 24th annual Van Metre 5-Mile Run on April 9. Despite the spring snowstorm, participants at the event in Ashburn, Va., cheerfully participated in the day’ activities, including opening ceremonies, a post-race celebration, awards, and a variety of door prizes. The run generated more than $225,000 was raised for children and families.

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Sunoco Keeps Kids Moving!

Friday, April 22, 2016

When you visit a gas station, it’s usually for fuel: fuel for a car or fuel for your body. But this spring, there’s an added incentive to stop by a Sunoco. Now through May 3, regional Sunoco stations are collecting money to fuel Children’s National and the families that depend on the care they receive there. See how you can support their campaign to support local children.

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Ace Hardware: Helping the Kids Next Door

Thursday, April 21, 2016

For Ace Hardware, “the helpful place” is far more than a company motto, as is clear when you understand the company’s 25-year partnership with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Since 1991, Ace Hardware has raised more than $64 million for children's hospitals across the country. See how you can support their campaigns now and through the summer.

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Cerner Corporation Wins Children's Innovation Award

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

At its annual Children's Ball, Children’s National Health System honored Cerner with the Children’s Innovation Award for the advancement and innovation of pediatric care through the Bear Institute for Health Innovation. Dr. Kurt Newman, president and CEO of Children’s National, presented the award to Cerner President Zane Burke at the April 15 event. “Cerner’s innovations support our ability to help children reach their full potential and provide access to quality health care,” Dr. Newman said. “Cerner’s work is driving quality, safety and financial benefits to our organization while improving outcomes for children and providing a better experience for families.”

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