Start Your Engines for NASCAR Day 2009 for Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital
HOUSTON, TX (May15,
The sixth annual NASCAR Day will be held nationwide on Friday, May 15, and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital supporters who make a $5 donation can receive a collectible NASCAR lapel pin.
NASCAR Day is an annual celebration of the NASCAR spirit and its commitment to serving communities, and the colorful lapel pins are being sold to benefit the charities associated with the NASCAR Foundation and its Family of Charities. Through its relationship with Together for KidsTM, a nonprofit foundation representing 34 children's hospitals and hospital systems across the nation, Children's Memorial Hermann will receive a portion of the proceeds from pin sales.
To make a $5 donation that will benefit Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital and receive a free pin, visit the NASCAR.com superstore at http://foundation.nascar.com/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?pid=1012&srcid=183.
About Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital
With 11 hospitals located in the Texas Medical Center and throughout the greater Houston area, Memorial Hermann is a vital healthcare resource known for world-class clinical expertise, quality patient care, leading edge technology and innovation. Children's Memorial Hermann is a 240-bed hospital that combines the technological advances of a full-service, university-affiliated hospital with the special compassion and healing expertise that has distinguished it as one of the finest children's hospitals in the nation. In partnership with the University of Texas Medical School, more than 120,000 patients are treated annually at Children's Memorial Hermann, including the tiniest premature infants, children and adolescents. Memorial Hermann takes a holistic approach to healthcare, offering programs and services that address the physical, social, psychological and spiritual aspects of wellbeing.