Ollie’s raises over $625K for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Inc., America’s largest retailer of closeout merchandise,   announced that it has raised more than $625,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through an in-store fundraising campaign which ran  May 19-June 15. Donations were collected by 517 Ollie’s locations in 30 states and will benefit 94 local hospitals in communities Ollie’s serves.  

WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital will receive over $28,000 that will benefit kids and families in West Virginia and beyond.  

“We believe every child deserves a chance for a happy and healthy life, which is why we’re proud to continue our partnership with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals,” said John Swygert, chief executive officer of Ollie’s. “Thanks to the generosity of our customers and dedication of the Ollie’s Team we have raised more than $4.6 million over 14 years and made a real impact in the lives of kids and families in our communities.”  

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals across the U.S. and Canada, helping every child receive the best possible care. Whether investing in research, training the next generation of doctors and nurses, or offering families peace of mind, these funds are used where they are needed most.  

“Thanks to dedicated partners like Ollie’s, we can make sure that local member children’s hospitals have the funds needed to provide the highest level of care,” said Frances Fu, chief financial and strategy officer at Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. “Ollie’s employees and customers have continuously demonstrated their unwavering support and commitment to our mission, and we are deeply grateful for their contributions to the health and well-being of children in our communities.”