Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, of which Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital is a member, is kicking off a new campaign to bring awareness to the importance of donations to children’s hospitals.
Asking the community to “Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are” is Jennifer Lopez, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ newest spokesperson.
Lopez, an actress, singer, American Idol host and mother of twins, is a longtime supporter of children’s hospitals through her Lopez Family Foundation. She will be appearing in regional and national print, television and radio advertisements that will air during this season’s final episodes of Fox’s American Idol.
“We are so pleased to have Jennifer’s support in raising funds and awareness for children’s hospitals,” said Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals president and CEO John Lauck.
“Children’s hospitals are charities and need donations to help provide much-needed, life-saving care and expenses not covered by government programs or insurance,” he added. “As a mother and long-time supporter local children’s hospitals, Jennifer understands how donations can make a difference in the level of care kids receive.”
In the “Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are” advertisements, Lopez wears a yellow Miracle Band. The design resembles the identification bands worn by children while in the hospital and represents the more than 180,000 children treated at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital and the 10 million kids treated at all Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals each year.
Anyone can order a free Miracle Band at MyMiracleBand.org. Supporters are encouraged to share their reasons for wearing a Miracle Band on social media with #MiracleBand.