College Students across the Country Donate More Than 10,000 Hats to Children Battling Cancer in One Day

Your Melon
, an apparel brand that aims to make a meaningful impact
in the lives of children battling cancer, is visiting 150 hospitals and
support facilities around the country to bring a smile to the faces of
kids battling cancer. The fourth-annual Love Your Melon Day will take
place on October 20, 2016. In celebration of the holiday, campus
ambassador teams across the nation will host donation events where they
will dress as superheroes and donate warm hats to children in the
hospital undergoing cancer treatment.

Love Your Melon Day began in 2013 to celebrate the inception of Love
Your Melon, an company that was founded by Zachary Quinn and Brian
Keller while the two were in college. Since the company’s beginning,
Love Your Melon has donated more than 84,646 hats to kids across the
country battling cancer. Love Your Melon apparel is sold at
and for every sale, 50 percent of profits are donated to one of Love
Your Melon’s non-profit partners in the fight against pediatric cancer.
To date, Love Your Melon has donated more than $1 million to its
partners to help find a cure for cancer.

For a full list of participating hospitals and support facilities
participating in Love Your Melon Day, visit

“We’re incredibly proud to be celebrating our largest Love Your Melon
Day yet,” says Charlie Carlisle, National Program Director of Love Your
Melon. “Our Campus Crew Members at colleges across the country will be
spreading the mission of Love Your Melon and putting a smile on the
faces of children battling cancer across the United States.”

In total, Love Your Melon has a millennial network of more than 11,200
college students that act as brand ambassadors on 709 ambassador teams.
These ambassador teams help carry the mission of Love Your Melon and at
least one ambassador team can be found in each of the fifty states in
the U.S.


Love Your Melon is an apparel brand with a mission to instill hope and
create smiles on the faces of children battling cancer. Zachary Quinn
and Brian Keller founded the company on Oct. 22, 2012 while the two were
students at the University of St. Thomas. To date, more than 84,646 hats
have been donated and more than $1 million has been donated to fund
cancer research initiatives as a part of Love Your Melon’s mission. For
every sale on,
50% of profits will be donated to Love Your Melon’s non-profit partners
in the fight against pediatric cancer. More information on Love Your
Melon can be found at
Follow Love Your Melon on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. If you are on
a college campus today, use their awesome Snapchat Geo Filter.


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Keegan Shoutz, 612-333-1723