M Health Fairview Hosting Chalk Art Fundraiser Across Minnesota
September just kicked off, and this month happens to be Childhood Cancert Awareness Month. To raise awareness and help out the families affected by this, a Minnesota children's hospital has come up with a creative way to it while spreading some positivity. Kare 11 reported on M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital hosting an online art sharing event.
The four-day #ChalkForMasonic event encourages people across the state and the country to create works of chalk art with inspiring messages for young cancer patients.
Chalk art creators are encouraged to post of photo of their artwork on social media with the hashtag #ChalkForMasonic between Sept. 1 and Sept. 4.
When the event wraps up on September 4th, Caribou Coffee will be donating $1 for each submission that used the hashtag. That funding will go to pediatric cancer research at the hospital.
So get out that sidewalk chalk, and put the kids to work creating something amazing in the driveway to bring a smile to kids and families battling cancer. It's for a great cause, and it is a fun thing to do to close out summer vacation. Be sure to include that hashtag online so Caribou can count it for their donations. And write it on alongside your art to let your neighbors know to participate too.