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2014-04-10 16:24:33

Effort Part of 'Carando Cares' Campaign BOSTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ­­Carando Classic Italian Meats helped brighten the day for patients at Shriners Hospitals for Children - Boston this afternoon. Carando, along with Stop&Shop, served nearly 200 free Easter lunches to the patients, their families and the staff at the hospital. The lunch consisted of Carando's signature spiral ham, mashed potatoes, green beans and pumpkin pie. Following the feast, Carando and...

2014-02-24 12:26:24

Partnership with Supply Chain Achieves 1,360% Identified Savings ROI COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shriners Hospitals for Children, based in Tampa, Florida, has renewed a strategic agreement with MEMdata covering all 22 locations in the health care system. The business relationship between Shriners Hospitals for Children and MEMdata, with roots dating back to 2001 with a single hospital, has grown to include all locations as well as select equipment planning...

2014-02-05 08:26:21

Mitte will use his story of receiving treatment for cerebral palsy at Shriners Hospitals for Children to help other families learn more about the care available and to encourage public support of the organization. TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shriners Hospitals for Children(®) is pleased to announce former patient and award-winning actor RJ Mitte as a national Love to the rescue Ambassador(TM) for their 2014 Love to the rescue(® )campaign. Mitte will share his...

2014-01-24 08:23:00

Adaptive Sports Clinics that Challenge Patients to Accept No Limits Are Part of the Kid-Centric Healing Process at Shriners Hospitals for Children TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shriners Hospitals for Children(®) proudly celebrates the achievements of five current and former patients competing to qualify for the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, March 7 - 16, 2014. These inspirational athletes are competing to join the U.S. Paralympic Team in the sports of sled...

2014-01-15 08:25:10

Game Day for LOVE kicks off this weekend at the East-West Shrine Game giving sports fans a way to give back when gathering with friends TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The year ahead is going to be an exciting year for sports fans across the country. When friends and families gather to watch this year's biggest sporting events, Shriners Hospitals for Children(®) invites them to score one for the kids and host a Game Day for LOVE(TM) fundraising party. Game Day for LOVE...

2013-11-14 08:33:04

Fezzy the teddy bear selected to honor the kid-centric education methods used to aid the healing process at Shriners Hospitals for Children TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On National American Teddy Bear Day, Shriners Hospitals for Children(®) introduces Fezzy, its first Love to the rescue(®) Ambassador. Fezzy, who proudly wears the iconic Shriner red fez, has a mission to raise awareness and support for the innovative care available at Shriners Hospitals for Children....

2013-10-02 23:03:35

Shriners Hospitals for Children Physician leads portion of study published in New England Journal of Medicine. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Bracing in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis reduces the likelihood that the condition will progress to the point that surgery is needed, according to a study published online in the New England Journal of Medicine. The work was supported by Shriners Hospitals for Children® and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and...

2013-10-01 12:21:24

Second Annual Fundraising Event MARION, N.C., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Johnson Camping Center today announced that they will be working hard to raise funds during the month of October to support Shriners Hospitals for Children. Tom Johnson Camping Center will donate a portion of the proceeds from the month of October to the hospitals which provide free care to children, education to medical professionals and research and development for the entire medical community....

2013-09-04 08:26:58

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The longest running college all-star game in the country makes a return visit to Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. in 2014 with radio coverage expanding to more than 50 markets nationwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130904/PH73078LOGO ) The 89th annual East-West Shrine Game® kicks off Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 4 p.m. EST to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children®, in support of their mission to provide expert...

2013-09-03 16:25:00

Campaign kicks off with the "Love to the Rescue Celebrity Auction" offering exclusive music and sports experiences to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shriners Hospitals for Children(®) announced today a multi-faceted collaboration with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, the leading media company in the U.S., to raise awareness and support for pediatric specialty care. Now through December 2013 more than 143 Clear Channel...