Atlantic City, NJ (March 28, 2017) – Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields traveled to Orlando, FL, last week to attend the annual Children’s Miracle Network Momentum events. Momentum is an annual conference where partners of CMN Hospitals are celebrated for their accomplishments in raising awareness and funds for the 170 member CMN Hospitals across North America.
Throughout the week, Savvy helped recognize fundraising innovations, celebrate major milestones, and highlight the Champion ambassadors representing the millions of kids who benefit from funds raised to support CMN Hospitals each year. Since 2007, Miss America contestants have proudly raised over $15 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Miss America scholarships.
Savvy was joined by the Chief Operating Officer of the Miss America Organization, Josh Randle, to host aevent where they talked about the Miss America Organization’s partnership with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, as well as Savvy’s service as the National Goodwill Ambassador.
Savvy also helped during the medal ceremony, hosted by Nick Cannon, where Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Ambassadors were honored on stage for being courageous in light of battling life-threatening illnesses.
This incredible week of events culminated in Gainesville, FL, where Savvy helped motivate dancers at the University of Florida Dance Marathon to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Savvy will continue to advocate for CMN Hospitals throughout her year of service, including the 3rd annual Miss America Serves event taking place across the country on April 8th. For more information on Miss America Serves and how you can get involved in raising funds for your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital and Miss America State scholarships, visit:.
About The Miss America Organization
The Miss America Organization, a 501(c)4 non-profit organization, is the nation’s leading advocate for women’s education and the largest provider of scholarship assistance to young women in the United States, awarding millions of dollars annually. The Miss America Organization is comprised of 52 licensed organizations, including all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Miss America contestants contribute tens of thousands of community service hours annually and have raised over $15 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Miss America scholarships since 2007. For more information, visit www.MissAmerica.org.