Celebrate Dia Del Ni??o With Text-to-donate Campaign

Donate at TEXT: "KIDS" at 80088 to raise money for Children's Miracle Network Hospital through April 30

By LatinoLA Contributor
Published on LatinoLA: April 19, 2013

Celebrate Dia Del Ni??o With Text-to-donate Campaign

April 30th is one of the Latino community's most meaningful holidays, the Day of the Child (Dia Del Ni??o), the day on which we celebrate our children, their wonder and the personal inspirational power they bring to the world. This year, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals is celebrating children with a nationwide text-to-donate campaign to raise money for kids at local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

**From April 14th through April 30th: Donate $10 via TEXT: "KIDS" at 80088 **

The campaign which kicked off with a social media outreach effort is currently generating awareness for the text campaign which becomes operational beginning April 15th and goes through April 30th (Dia del Ni??o). The campaign involves social media (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter) and Public Service Announcements (PSAs) on more than 100 participating Spanish and English language radio stations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

Beginning April 15th over 100 Spanish language and several English language radio stations across the country and in Puerto Rico will begin to promote the Dia del Ni??o text donation campaign. Included in the campaign are several PSAs that were recorded by popular Hispanic recording artists and television actors and personalities.

Among them: Larry Hernandez, La Arrolladora Banda el Limon, actor and recording artist Jencarlos Canela, pop stars Jon Secada and many more who have lent their voices to support the campaign.

Several of the artists also provided video messages that have been posted on the Dia del Ni??o Facebook page ( ) and the artists' personal Facebook pages and websites. This effort continues through April 30th the actual Dia del Ni??o.

Simple and easy way to help

Simply text the word "KIDS" to80088 to make a $10 donation that will appear on your next cell phone bill or be deducted from a prepaid cellular plan. Note message and data rates may apply. You will be asked to confirm your $10 donation to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. It is simple and easy to help save kids. More importantly, all funds remain local, as the funds raised will be distributed to the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital that corresponds to the area code of the donor's cell number.

About Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals raises funds for 170 children's hospitals across the United States and Canada, which, in turn, use the money where it's needed the most. When a donation is given it stays in the community, helping local kids. Since 1983, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $4.7 billion, most of it $1 at a time. These donations have gone to support research and training, purchase equipment, and pay for uncompensated care, all in support of the mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Learn more at

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