Nick Cannon to Host Facebook Live Broadcast During #ChildrensHospitalsWeek

Two-hour event to raise awareness, funds for Children’s Miracle
Network Hospitals with roster of celebrities

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ChildrensHospitalsWeek–During a two-hour social media entertainment and fundraising experience,
longtime Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals supporter, Nick Cannon,
will host a Facebook Live-athon from CMN Hospital’s annual “Momentum”
conference near Orlando, Fla.

Going live at 10 a.m. (EDT) on Friday, March 24, Cannon
will be joined by Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields, legendary NFL
quarterback Steve Young and singer Alli Simpson. A cyber
homage to CMN Hospital’s trademark telethons, the event tops a week of
activities and celebrations in honor of the first #ChildrensHospitalsWeek,
March 20-27. Established in 2017 by CMN Hospitals,
#ChildrensHospitalsWeek is intended to raise awareness of the importance
of children’s hospitals, and to highlight the many ways donations help
kids get the best care when they need it. The Facebook Live-athon will
also recognize an extraordinary child from each state and Canada who
demonstrate the impact of local giving.

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Cited by People Magazine as one of the top ten most successful
young people in Hollywood, Nick Cannon is a multi-faceted entertainer
who serves as the CEO of teen magazine Celebrity High, as well as
Chairman of TeenNick, Nickelodeon’s television network geared toward the
teen audience. Despite the demands of his acting and hosting duties, he
leverages his resources to give back to those in need by supporting
various national charities, in addition to running his own nonprofit,
the Nicholas Scott Cannon Foundation.

Nick has been a supporter of the CMN Hospitals’ mission since 2009, with
recent participation in the “Superheroes for Kids” PSA campaign, as host
of Island Def Jam Rocks Times Square and participation in the annual
Momentum conference. His own battle with lupus has helped Nick relate to
CMN Hospitals kids, showing them success is achievable, despite a
chronic condition.

“The impact Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals have on the 170
communities they serve is beyond measure,” Cannon noted. “I’m excited to
use Facebook to help focus on all the good things children’s hospitals
do every day, while also raising money so they can continue to change
the lives of the kids they treat.”

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals treat 62 kids every minute. To make
a donation to your local children’s hospital, click here in
the U.S. and here in

Additional announcements related to #ChildrensHospitalsWeek
and the Momentum conference will be made in the upcoming weeks,
so please refer back to the
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for additional updates.

About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
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


Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
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Kirsta Albert, 435-640-1638