Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital receives $80,000 from Mirabito Cares’ 'Round Up' program
The Upstate Foundation has received an $80,000 donation from Mirabito Cares to help support the mission of Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. This contribution is the reflects the generosity of the Mirabito Convenience Stores Team and its customers who contributed to the campaign in June and beginning of July.
“This campaign is a wonderful example of what teamwork can accomplish,” said Lindsay Meehan, public relations for Mirabito. “Thanks to the generosity of our customers, dedication by our employees and support from The Upstate Foundation Team, we are able to make this significant contribution to help children in our community.”
During the month of June and beginning of July, Mirabito provided customers with the opportunity to donate to Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital by “rounding up” their purchase at participating Mirabito Convenience Stores.
“Each year, we are blown away by the continued generosity and efforts of the Mirabito Cares team and their customers,” said Danielle Bright, director of Retail Development for the Upstate Foundation. “These funds will make an impact, helping to supplement quality patient care with the amenities that set Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital apart as the designated children’s hospital for Central New York patients and families.
Bright said some of the fundings will be directed to Upstate’s Campaign for Child and Adolescent Mental Health.
This is the third consecutive year that Mirabito Cares has partnered with the Upstate Foundation. Ovwer the past three years, Mirabito Cares has raised more than $200,000.
Accepting the donation from Mirabito Cares are, from left, Gregory Conners, MD, MPH, MBA, chair of Pediatrics and executive director of Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, Child Life Specialist Elizabeth Kinsley, Lindsay Meehan, repesenting Mirabito, and Danielle Bright, director of Retail Development for the Upstate Foundation.