Super Bowl Bid Adds Color For SickKids
SEATTLE - (04/10/06) Kids at ChildrensHospital and Regional Medical Center got a new rainbowor atleast the means to color their owncourtesy of Group HealthCU. The $225 million credit union collected almost 5,000crayons4,788 to be exact--at its four branches and mainoffice over the last two months and donated them all to thehospitals Operation Crayon. GHCU attached a $500 check whichthe hospital can use to buy another 5,000 crayons. The hospitalgives out more than 240,000 crayons a year to sick or injured kidswho stop by for emergencies or for extended stays. But the kids aregiven just four each because of a limited supply. The creditunions generosity was the pay-off to a Super Bowl bet creditunion officials lost with Pittsburghs PA Health Care CUbecause the Pittsburgh Steelers beat Seattles Seahawks inthe NFL Championship game.