Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

As a proud and active member of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) since 1984, Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital receives financial support from a wide array of generous and civic-minded retail businesses across Central and Northern New York and the Southern Tier.

Through various creative and diligent fundraising activities, even in the face of the pandemic, these businesses generate thousands of dollars each year to help improve the care of the region’s sick and injured children. CMNH retail campaigns also provide important community outreach, raising awareness and goodwill around the mission of the Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital.

The Upstate Foundation expresses heartfelt appreciation to its retail and CMNH partners.

CMNH programs 

Radiothon for Kids – In partnership with iHeartMedia radio stations Y94 and NewsRadio 570 WSYR, and in collaboartion with CNY Central, the 18th annual Radiothon for Kids raised over $280,000 to benefit unmet patient needs, equipment, programs, research and education at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. 

Dance Marathons – Even as the region’s universities faced their own formidable, pandemic-related obstacles, their students still found a way to support the mission of Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. Syracuse University’s OttoTHON, Binghamton University’s Dance Marathon, Cornell University’s Big Red THON and Ithaca College Bomberthon raised a combined total of nearly $200,000 in 2021 for the kids treated at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital.

Extra Life – Last year, Extra Life Syracuse marked a decade of fundraising for Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. In 2021, this gaming community raised over $45,000 through online events and safe, in-person gatherings such as RetroGameCon, held at the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology (MOST) in downtown Syracuse. In total, Extra Life has raised over $250,000 for sick and injured children treated at the Children’s Hospital.

Credit Unions for Kids – Credit union members know that every dollar can make a difference for youngsters and their families at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. Over $65,000 was raised last year through corporate gifts, icon campaigns and other programs run by these generous organizations.


CMNH and local Retail Partners

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Ace Hardware
BURGER KING® Restaurants – Carrols Corporation / Bart-Rich Group
Circle K Midwest
Co-Op Financial Services
Costco Wholesale
Credit Unions for Kids
Dairy Queen Grill & Chill Restaurant
Kinney Drugs
Knight Swift Transportation
Love’s Travel Stops
Marriott International
McLane Northeast
Mirabito Energy Products & Convenience Stores*
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet
Phi Delta Epsilon
Phi Kappa Theta
PhiMu Fraternity
Rite Aid Corporation
Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Spirit Halloween/Spirit of Children*
TOPS Friendly Markets
Valvoline Instant Oil Change
Walmart/Sam’s Club
Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity
*Local retail partner