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Smith's donates $200,000 to St. Rose Dominican Pediatric Unit

Smith's donates $200,000 to St. Rose Dominican Pediatric Unit

By Krista Hostetler. CREATED Nov 14, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Smith's Food & Drug Stores donated $200,000 to St. Rose Dominican Health Foundation.

The money will help provide care for needy children who suffered from traumatic injury or illness and whose families need help paying their medical expenses.

The funds came from Smith's associates' contributions, customer donations and from Smith's annual Vendor Gold Tournament.

As Southern Nevada's only Children's Miracle Network hospital partner, St. Rose Dominican Hospitals treat more than 40,000 children every year.

Last year, Smith's presented St. Rose with a check for $130,000 to assist with the hospital's estimated annual pediatric charity care of $5 million.

That contribution helped to assist many families who were struggling to pay their child's medical costs after trauma or serious illness.

Krista Hostetler

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