Friday, November 15 2013, 11:41 AM MST
Ronald McDonald House
FROM NOVEMBER 10 TO NOVEMBER 20, YOU CAN LEND A HAND TO RONALD McDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES (RMHC) WHEN YOU PURCHASE A PAPER HAND AT YOUR LOCAL McDONALDS RESTAURANTS.1.Last year, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area provided a temporary home-away-from-home to over 1,700 families who traveled 35 miles or farther to Salt Lake City to receive specialty medical care for their seriously ill or injured children not available in their own hometowns. They came from Utah and from neighboring states.2.The Ronald McDonald House Charities have been McDonalds charity of choice for almost 40 years. a.Along with the fund raising through the annual Give A Hand promotion, McDonalds also gives to RMHC through their register donation boxes (over $143,000 last year), and gives a penny for every Happy Meal or Mighty Kids Meal purchased.3.FIND OTHER WAYS YOU CAN HELP SUPPORT THE RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES ONLINE AT www.ronaldmcdonaldhouseutah.org.