LONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach is partnering with the Belmont Shore Business Association (BSBA) for iWalk & Shop 4 Kids. iWalk & Shop 4 Kids is a new take on the annual iWalk…4 Kids 5K fundraising event benefiting Miller Children’s. iWalk & Shop 4 Kids invites the community to gather for a fun-filled day of eating and shopping at some of the best restaurants and shops in Long Beach to support the children, teens and expectant mothers being cared for at Miller Children's.
The BSBA is rallying shops and restaurants that line Belmont Shore’s 2nd Street to get together to support a great cause. iWalk & Shop 4 Kids participants will stroll 2nd Street and, by purchasing a wristband, receive discounts from participating shops and restaurants such as Powell’s Sweet Shoppe, 2nd Street Beauty and Legends Restaurant and Sports Grill.
“The shops and restaurants of the BSBA are thrilled to sponsor the iWalk & Shop 4 Kids event,” says Dede Rossi, executive director, Belmont Shore Business Association. “This will be a great event supporting an important hospital in our community and we are happy to be a part of it.”
Miller Children's patients, families and care team members will join the community on this special day to tie ribbons of hope and inspiration on the trees that line this iconic area in Long Beach. Participants are also encouraged to send a special message to the patients and families at Miller Children's on the giant Long Beach Community Message Board in front of Chase Bank. iWalk & Shop 4 Kids also will be taking place during the Belmont Shore Art Walk Sidewalk Chalk Art contest.
iWalk & Shop 4 Kids will take place on Saturday, Oct. 15 along 2nd Street in Belmont Shore beginning at 10 a.m. until participating shops close. Registrants will receive a wristband that grants the great deals and discounts at select shops and restaurants along Belmont Shore’s 2nd Street. Wristbands will be sold for $25 before and during the event at Chase Bank, Farmers & Merchants Bank and Fromex. All registration proceeds will benefit Miller Children’s and are tax deductible. For more information and to register, visit MillerChildrens.org/iWalkShop.
About Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach:
Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach, part of the MemorialCare Health System, provides specialized pediatric care for children and young adults, with conditions ranging from common to complex - as well as maternity care for expectant mothers - all under one roof. Only five percent of all hospitals are children’s hospitals, making them unique not only to children’s health care needs in the community, but across the region. Miller Children’s is one of only eight free-standing children’s hospitals in California - treating more than 14,000 children each year - and has become a regional pediatric destination for more than 84,000 children, who need specialized care in the outpatient specialty and satellite centers. Visit MillerChildrens.org, like us on Facebook.com/MillerChildrensHospital, follow us on Twitter @MillerChildrens and on Instagram @MillerChildrens.