LEBANON — Kids’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) can be one in every of 5 New England pediatric hospitals to learn from Cumberland Farms’ Cups for Children fundraiser, which is able to run by way of the month of August.
Maria Carrasquero, a spokesperson for the nationwide comfort retailer retailer Cumberland Farms, introduced the beginning of the corporate’s eighth annual fundraiser Cups for Children yesterday. The corporate will donate 5 cents of each iced espresso buy in Vermont or New Hampshire Cumberland Farms to CHaD. The hospital named 9-year-old Andrew Pearse, of Plainfield, as its recipient.
Pierce spent 29 days of his infancy on the intensive care nursery at CHaD, attributable to his early and sudden beginning at 33 weeks, which is seven weeks untimely. Carrasquero stated that by way of private perseverance and care acquired from CHaD, Pierce is blissful and lively as we speak, and participates in appearing and sports activities.
“We’re grateful for our long-term partnership with Cumberland Farms,” says Kristin LaFromboise, CHaD neighborhood packages supervisor. “Their generosity helps the packages that present important assist to our sufferers and their households, together with our CHaD Household Heart, baby life providers and our damage prevention program.”
On July 26, CHaD reported receiving a donation of $25,000 from Dunkin’ Donuts, courtesy of an analogous fundraiser, Dunkin’ Iced Espresso Day, on Could 22.
Gwen Forman, senior vice chairman of promoting at Cumberland Farms, stated that the Cups for Children fundraiser has raised over $800,000 in donations to partnering hospitals because the fundraiser’s inception.