Get Your Business Involved

Purchase a Miracle

PAM Shelf TagSince 1988, the grocery industry in Washington has joined together through the annual May 1 – June 15 Purchase a Miracle (PAM) campaign in support of Seattle Children's.

This cause-marketing program relies on volunteers who place special PAM shelf tags on participating sponsor products in more than 350 store locations across the state. Product sponsorships benefit the hospital’s Food Security Program.

Get Involved With Purchase a Miracle

  • Become a sponsor

    Purchase a Miracle is effective cause marketing for your product, and we welcome new Purchase a Miracle sponsors each year. If you have a product sold in grocery or drug stores, and you would like to join the Purchase a Miracle campaign, please review our current Purchase a Miracle sponsor sign-up form (PDF) to learn more about how to become a sponsor.

    Please note that to join the current year's Purchase a Miracle campaign as a sponsor, you must sign up before March 1. For more information, email Jane Stiehl

    2023 Purchase a Miracle Sponsors 

    • Aqua Star
    • Boston Market Frozen Entrees
    • Dilettante Chocolates
    • Don Francisco’s Coffee
    • Fidalgo Coffee
    • Fisher Scones and Canterbury Naturals
    • Franz Family Bakeries
    • Hempler's and Isernio's
    • Krusteaz
    • Oberto Specialty Meats
    • Oroweat Bread, Thomas Bagels and English Muffins
    • Polar Seltzer
    • S&W Beans
    • Stash Tea
    • Swire Coca Cola
    • Talking Rain and Sparkling ICE
    • Theo Chocolates
    • Tillamook
    • Yami Yogurt and Zoi Greek Naturals
  • Become a volunteer

    VolunteersPurchase a Miracle would not be possible without the help of hundreds of guild members and community members who volunteer their time to place tags in participating stores.

    If you would like to volunteer to place tags in your local grocery or drug stores, please email Jane Stiehl.

  • Become a retailer

    Purchase a Miracle retailers help raise funds for Seattle Children’s by displaying shelf tags in stores as well as through employee giving campaigns, checkstand promotions and special events. If you are interested in becoming a participating retailer, email Jane Stiehl.

    Thank you to participating retailers 

    • Albertsons
    • Cost Cutter
    • Food Pavilion
    • Fred Meyer
    • Haggen Northwest Fresh
    • IGA
    • the Markets
    • Market Place
    • QFC
    • Red Apple Markets
    • Saars Marketplace
    • Safeway
    • Thriftway
    • Town & Country Markets

Funding Spotlight

Oberto Specialty Meats is an annual sponsor of Purchase a Miracle. Oberto raises additional funds through their annual employee giving campaign which includes a generous 2:1 corporate match.