Kroger hopes to raise $250,000 in midstate for Children’s Hospital

Kroger stores across Middle Georgia are looking to raise $250,000 this month to support the Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health.

Customers can purchase $1 miracle balloon icons May 17-30 at the checkout for the annual Children’s Miracle Network fundraiser to support the Children’s Hospital, according to a release.

Children’s Miracle Network, one of the world’s leading children’s charities, is a nonprofit organization that raises money for more than 170 hospitals nationwide. Donations help provide research and training, purchase equipment and pay for uncompensated care all in support of the mission to save and improve the lives of millions of children every year.

Kroger’s Atlanta Division is headquartered in Atlanta and is one of the Southeast’s largest retail grocery chains, with more than 185 stores in Georgia, eastern Alabama and South Carolina.