DEVELOPMENT/YOUNG CHILDREN PRIORITY ONE NEWSLETTER
AVA ADAMS, DISTRICT
NEW ENGLAND AND BERMUDA DISTRICT AUGUST 2016
Good Morning fellow Kiwanians!
YOUNG CHILDREN PRIORITY ONE
MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES
A GREAT WAY TO VOLUNTEER AND HELP
The success of the Ronald McDonald House
Charities is due to the tireless work of
volunteers and the countless contributions from
donors. Ronald McDonald House Charities have been helping improve the lives of children
and their families for 37 years.
How it started:
The first Ronald McDonald House opens in Philadelphia thanks to Dr. Audrey Evans,
Philadelphia Eagles’ player Fred Hill (whose daughter, Kim, had leukemia),
Leonard Tose, owner of the Eagles, Jim Murray, the Eagles’ general manager and
Ed Rensi, the McDonald’s regional manager.
owner/operators in Philadelphia made the House possible, donating proceeds from
the sale of Shamrock Shakes.
If your Kiwanis Club is located near a Ronald
McDonald House, I hope you will get involved in helping support the RMHC. It’s
all about helping and serving children and their families. Let’s show our Kiwanis’ hearts and just do
District Chair 2015-16
Childhood Development/Young Children Priority One