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Ride Cedar Point carousels to benefit children's hospital

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During the month of July, Cedar Point will donate 10 cents for every carousel rider to Cleveland Clinic Children's (Source: Cedar Point) During the month of July, Cedar Point will donate 10 cents for every carousel rider to Cleveland Clinic Children's (Source: Cedar Point)
SANDUSKY, OH (Press Release) -

Take a spin on any of Cedar Point's three carousels this month and you'll help raise money for pediatric research at Cleveland Clinic Children's.

During the month of July, Cedar Point will donate 10 cents for every rider on the historic Midway Carousel, Cedar Downs Racing Derby, or Kiddy Kingdom Carousel.

This fundraising initiative is part of an ongoing partnership between Cedar Point and Cleveland Clinic Children's. In May, Cedar Point launched the campaign with a first-rider auction for GateKeeper that raised more than $30,000 for pediatric research at the hospital.

Also through July, guests can purchase raffle tickets for just $5 each for a chance to win a Chevy Cruze, courtesy of Cleveland Chevy Network and Tim Lally Chevrolet.

"Our ultimate goal is to return kids to fun, and Cedar Point is the ideal partner, because fun is their foundation," said Giovanni Piedimonte, MD, chairman of Cleveland Clinic Children's. "This campaign allows every single person the chance to help our patients and have fun in the process."

Learn more about carousels for kids.

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