GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) – The 5th Annual Ronald McDonald House Telethon takes place on Friday. It’s your chance to donate to a good cause.
The Ronald McDonald House supports your neighborhood and helps families with seriously ill or injured children to find a place to stay. The goal is to raise $ 25,000 or more during the telethon.
You can call 888-558-1878 from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. to make a donation. You can also send “WNCT25” to 44321 to donate.
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Posted: 6/5/2021 / 9:00 PM PDT
Updated: 6/5/2021 / 9:06 PM PDT
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – An annual tradition to help kids had a virtual makeover for the pandemic on Saturday – but the goal was the same.
The Ronald McDonald House launched the virtual edition of its annual Walk for Children. The goal is for the teams to raise $ 160,000. You have already raised over $ 110,000.
The Ronald McDonald House is a home away from home for families who need to travel because of their children’s medical needs. The house gives them a sense of normality that is not normally found in a hospital. .
Many local families – like the Sloans – have used these in Los Angeles.
“The Ronald McDonald House was there for us when we needed to be,” said Elias Sloan. “We started the walk because we wanted to show others that it is possible to be there and have a good time.”
To date, Bakersfield House has helped more than 4,000 people who have traveled to Kern County for treatment for their children.
DETROIT (FOX 2) – – The Ronald McDonald House is going to receive a lovely donation thanks to two good friends willing to weather the cold and help children who need it.
The WYCD Outdoor Challenge brings money to Ronald McDonald House
Steve Grunwald of WYCD Radio asked his good friend Jeff Schneider, General Sales Manager of the Szott Automotive Group, to make a friendly but icy bet for four days. Whoever collects $ 50,000 first comes in from the cold. The other one stays outside until Friday.
Steve Grunwald from WYCD Radio asked his good friend Jeff Schneider, General Sales Manager of the Szott Automotive Group, to make a friendly but cold bet for four days.
Grunwald and Schneider ask the community to donate money in one of their names. Whoever collects $ 50,000 first comes in from the cold. The other one stays outside until Friday.
“Live out there in the cold for 12 hours and then twice, it is difficult to get warm, it will be a challenge,” said Grunwald.
FOX 2 caught up with Grunwald just minutes before meeting his friend in front of the Ronald McDonald House in Detroit to raise money from this friendly battle. Ronald McDonald House provides care and comfort to children dealing with serious health problems.
Grunwald knows many big country stars and many donate
“Dirks Bentley, Darius Rucker, Charles Kelly, Lady A, Luke Brian and each and every one of them made a nice donation for the Szott team,” joked Grunwald.
If you want to donate, go to https://www.radio.com/wycd/events/grunwald-in-the-ice-garden