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Credit Unions & Partners Raise $550K for CMN Hospitals

Credit Unions and industry partners presented a $550,000 donation from Credit Union Miracle Day to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at yesterday’s Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run in DC. Over $169,000 of the donation was raised directly by runners, their families, and friends who participated in the race.

Credit Union Cherry Blossom Race

The contributions highlight the dedication of credit unions nationwide to supporting the health and well-being of children and families in their communities.

“We are thrilled to celebrate our 22nd year as title sponsor of this iconic Washington tradition,” said John Bratsakis, Chair of Credit Union Miracle Day. “The generosity of credit unions, runners, and volunteers is truly inspiring. We would like to express special thanks to our Presenting Sponsors, PSCU/ Co-op Solutions and TruStage, and the hundreds of credit union volunteers who contribute their time and energy to make race weekend a success.”

Since becoming the title sponsor of the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Run in 2002, Credit Union Miracle Day has helped raise over $11.5 million for CMN Hospitals nationwide. These funds directly benefit local children’s hospitals, funding critical research, treatments, and medical equipment.

The race by the numbers:

  • Nearly 800 credit union volunteers helped distribute food and drinks, run baggage check, organize runners and other support activities.
  • 70 credit unions from across the country contributed through sponsorships.
  • Over 850 Congressional staffers on 113 teams competed in the race.
  • Over 245 members of Congress from 48 states, DC, American Somoa and Guam signed on as Honorary Race Chairs.
  • One Stumpy the Cherry Tree mascot thrilled runners and spectators.
  • 17,000 ran in the 10 Mile Run on Sunday.
  • 7,000 5K runners and 500 Kids Run participants ran on Saturday.


For complete race results, please visit cherryblossom.org

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