DENVER, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RE/MAX will award one winner a cash prize to find their right home while raising awareness and support for national charity organization Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® (CMN Hospitals®). #TheRightHome kicked off Aug. 18, as a month-long consumer sweepstakes.
The grand-prize winner of #TheRightHome Sweepstakes will receive $5,000 toward investing in their right home, along with a $5,000 matched donation given in their name to the local CMN Hospital.
"TheRightHome Sweepstakes will not only assist someone in finding a home that's right for them, but also will raise awareness of the needs of sick and injured children," said Mike Reagan, RE/MAX Senior Vice President, Business Alliances. "Children's Miracle Network Hospitals treat more than 10 million children each and every year and we're extremely honored to support them in yet another way."
Now through Sept. 18, 2014, Participants can enter for a chance to win online at www.hgtv.com/therighthome. There is a limit of one entry per person, per day for legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. who are 21 years or older at the time of entry.
RE/MAX Associates have raised more than $130 million for CMN Hospitals since 1992, making it one of the charity's top donors. With $130 million in donations, CMN Hospitals is able to provide essential care to children, such as 200 million preemie-sized diapers, 25 million baby blankets, 20,000 pediatric wheelchairs, 1,786 Giraffe OmniBed incubators, 1,370 yearlong rounds of cancer treatment and 432 bone marrow transplants.
#TheRightHome Sweepstakes coincides with the third annual RE/MAX "Month of Miracles" that also is being held during the month of August. Throughout August, RE/MAX Miracle Agents, Offices and Teams are encouraged to make a donation to local CMN Hospitals after each closed residential or commercial property sale. One-hundred percent of the donations made by RE/MAX Associates during the Month of Miracles and year-round stay local and help fund life-saving treatments, medical equipment and valuable research for 170 member hospitals across the U.S. and Canada.
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About Children's Miracle Network Hospitals®:
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity's Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit's mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out why children's hospitals need community support, identify your member hospital and learn how you can Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are, at CMNHospitals.org and facebook.com/CMNHospitals.
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