RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES VEHICLE DONATION DAY
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016
COLUMBUS, OHIO –Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) throughout the U.S. and Canada is kicking off the second annual RMHC National Vehicle Donation Day on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Local Ronald McDonald Houses across the U.S. and Canada will work together to spread the word that “you hold the keys to keeping families close” at a local Ronald McDonald House.
This year, Ronald McDonald House Charities anticipates having over 1,000 vehicles donated to the vehicle donation program.
WHAT: RMHC Vehicle Donation Day
WHEN: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
WHY: As a benefit for each local Ronald McDonald House. Funds raised from the sale of donated vehicles at auction directly benefit families of seriously ill children being served by the charity
CONTACT: Ryan Wilkins, RMHC Vehicle Donation Program 614-205-9970
Donations of a used car, truck, boat or RV can help provide families a home-away-from-home at a local Ronald McDonald House and keep them together during the hospitalization of a seriously ill child. Vehicles are picked up for free, and donations also are tax deductible. To make a donation or learn more, visit www.CarsHelp.org or call toll free at 855-CARS-HELP (227-7435).
About Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio
The Ronald McDonald House of Central Ohio is located directly across the street from Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Open 365 days a year, the Ronald McDonald House is a home-away-from-home for families with seriously ill children receiving treatment in the hospital. The House offers comfortable bedrooms with private baths, continuing care suites for recovering transplant patients, fully equipped kitchens and dining areas, play rooms, laundry facilities, a meditation room, exercise room and informal gathering areas. Currently, the House can accommodate 137 families every night, making it the largest Ronald McDonald House in the world. The Columbus Ronald McDonald House opened a major expansion project in 2014, including 57 guest rooms, a commercial kitchen, a rooftop garden, additional green space, and five single-family homes for families whose children have extended stays at the hospital. For more information, visit www.rmhc-centralohio.org.