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Nov 18, 2014, 11:01 ET
Charlie Barnett of NBC's Chicago Fire teams with Shriners Hospitals for Children and their patient Ollie to reduce the risks of house fires and burn injuries this holiday season.

Cooking is the Leading Cause of Fires During the Holidays

 According to the US Fire Administration*, holiday cooking accounts for 41 percent of all residential building fires in the month of December....

Oct 01, 2014, 08:00 ET

It's Time To #CutTheBull

 Children with physical disabilities are twice as likely to be bullied, impacting their educational, physical and emotional development.* In...

Sep 16, 2014, 15:00 ET
The 2014 edition of Shriners Hospitals for Children Open will have a new look and feel with several fan enhancements throughout the event, including the first public pools to ever be featured on the PGA TOUR in the Zappos.com Fan Experience. (PRNewsFoto/Shriners Hospitals for Children)

Shriners Hospitals for Children Open to Introduce the First Public Pools Ever Featured on the PGA TOUR

 The 2014 edition of Shriners Hospitals for Children Open will have a new look and feel with several fan enhancements throughout the event,...

Aug 29, 2014, 10:29 ET

Shriners Hospitals for Children Announces New York Giants' Justin Pugh as National Spokesman for Game Day for LOVE Campaign

 As communities gear up for an exciting football season, Shriners Hospitals for Children® teams up with New York Giants' offensive tackle,...

Jun 04, 2014, 14:31 ET
Shriners Hospitals for Children & David Ragan Help Keep Kids Injury-free. (PRNewsFoto/Shriners Hospitals for Children)

Children are at the highest risk for injury-related accidents and deaths during the summer months

Each year, 40 percent of all injury-related emergency room visits and 42 percent of all injury-related deaths happen between May and August.*...

May 29, 2014, 10:39 ET

Give Gifts That Give Back This Father's Day And All Year Long

 Shriners Hospitals for Children® announces the launch of Shop for LOVE™ , an online portal that enables shoppers to support the...

Feb 05, 2014, 08:00 ET
Shriners Hospitals for Children(R) 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(R) campaign.  (PRNewsFoto/Shriners Hospitals for Children)

Award-Winning Actor RJ Mitte Named a Love to the rescue Ambassador by Shriners Hospitals for Children

Shriners Hospitals for Children® is pleased to announce former patient and award-winning actor RJ Mitte as a national Love to the...

Jan 24, 2014, 08:30 ET

Five Shriners Hospitals for Children Alumni Reaching for Gold in Sochi

Shriners Hospitals for Children® proudly celebrates the achievements of five current and former patients competing to qualify for the...

Jan 15, 2014, 08:00 ET

Watch the Big Game and Score One for the Kids at Shriners Hospitals for Children

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...

Nov 14, 2013, 07:00 ET
On National American Teddy Bear Day, Shriners Hospitals for Children(R) introduces Fezzy, its first Love to the rescue(R) Ambassador.  Fezzy, who proudly wears the iconic Shriner red fez, has a mission to raise awareness and support for the innovative and life-changing care available at Shriners Hospitals for Children.   Fezzy is available for purchase at: www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/Fezzy.  (PRNewsFoto/Shriners Hospitals for Children)

On National American Teddy Bear Day, Shriners Hospitals for Children introduces Fezzy, its first Love to the rescue® Ambassador

On National American Teddy Bear Day, Shriners Hospitals for Children® introduces Fezzy, its first Love to the rescue® Ambassador. ...

Sep 03, 2013, 13:25 ET

Shriners Hospitals for Children and Clear Channel Launch National Awareness & Fundraising Collaboration

 Shriners Hospitals for Children® announced today a multi-faceted collaboration with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, the leading...

Apr 15, 2013, 06:45 ET

/R E P E A T -- Positioning Statement - Shriners Hospitals for Children®/

MONTREAL, April 12, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Shriners Hospitals for Children® is proud of its selection of SNC-Lavalin as construction manager for...

Apr 12, 2013, 21:02 ET

Positioning Statement - Shriners Hospitals for Children®

MONTREAL, April 12, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Shriners Hospitals for Children® is proud of its selection of SNC-Lavalin as construction manager for...

Feb 11, 2013, 09:00 ET

Shriners Hospitals for Children®-Portland Offers New 3D Full Body Imaging System With Low Radiation Dose

 Shriners Hospitals for Children-Portland announces the availability of the new EOS® Imaging System, the first technology capable of...

Jan 30, 2013, 08:00 ET

Shriners Hospitals for Children Reaffirms Commitment to Burn Prevention through Annual Campaign

 Feb. 3-9, 2013 is Burn Awareness Week, and during this week, Shriners Hospitals for Children® will begin its annual burn...

Dec 21, 2012, 12:37 ET

Canadian patient Jérémy Gabriel will be among Shriners Hospitals for Children to participate in 2013 Tournament of Roses Parade

Float Presents the Message of Health, Love and Resilience LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Shriners Hospitals for Children® is...

Jan 06, 2012, 10:25 ET

Shriners Hospitals For Children Selects Leo Burnett Business as Agency of Record

Today, Shriners Hospitals For Children announced Leo Burnett Business, the business-to-business agency of The Leo Burnett Group, as its agency of...

Oct 13, 2011, 17:52 ET

Groundbreaking for the new Shriners Hospitals for Children®- Canada!

MONTREAL, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - This morning, Premier Jean Charest and Shriners Hospitals for Children® leadership located in...

Aug 31, 2011, 05:00 ET
Shriners Hospitals - Honolulu using Masimo Radical for Noninvasive Hemoglobin Monitoring.  (PRNewsFoto/Masimo Corporation; Shriners Hospitals for Children - Honolulu)

Shriners Hospitals for Children® - Honolulu: First in Hawaii to Implement Masimo Noninvasive Hemoglobin Monitoring Technology

The healthcare professionals at Shriners Hospitals for Children® - Honolulu, which perform hundreds of orthopaedic surgeries on children each...

May 23, 2011, 12:49 ET

Big & Rich, Gretchen Wilson Take Denver's Independence Day Celebration to the XTREME

Start stomping your boots: Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson are ringing in the 4th of July weekend, American country style, in support of...