Childrens Miracle Network Event an Overwhelming Success

Proceeds from yesterday's event at the Thunder Road Amusement Park to benefit MeritCare Children's Hospital topped out at $9,640. This is a 144 percent increase over last year's event, which raised $3,950. The Cares for Kids campaign, sponsored by Children's Miracle Network and Radio Fargo-Moorhead, teamed up with MeritCare Foundation and the amusement park to organize the third annual event.

Proceeds from yesterday's event at the Thunder Road Amusement Park to benefit MeritCare Children's Hospital topped out at $9,640. This is a 144 percent increase over last year's event, which raised $3,950. The Cares for Kids campaign, sponsored by Children's Miracle Network and Radio Fargo-Moorhead, teamed up with MeritCare Foundation and the amusement park to organize the third annual event.

Event organizers send sincere apologies to those who came late and were unable to get tickets.

MeritCare Children's Hospital is the only children's hospital in North Dakota. Watch for the next fun-filled Children's Miracle Network fundraising activity coming on Aug. 7, Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen. A portion of all Blizzard sales will go to MeritCare Children's Hospital.