FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 28, 2014) –Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas is partnering with the Greenville Drive for a One Night One Shirt fundraiser. With the purchase of a $13 T-shirt, individuals and companies across the Upstate can pay for a one-night stay for a family in need at Greenville’s Ronald McDonald House. As a thank you, the Drive will provide individuals who wear their T-shirt on May 9 with a complimentary ticket to that evening’s Greenville Drive vs. Greensboro Grasshoppers game at 7pm at Fluor Field.
“Our hope is to have employees and companies across the Upstate unite for a common cause and support our families. The Upstate community has always been a great supporter of the House, and we are excited to see this fundraiser come to life,” said Marti Spencer, Executive Director of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas. “We are thrilled to partner with the Greenville Drive for this first-time fundraiser. They continue to help us fulfill our mission of providing hope, encouragement and comfort to the families who need it most.”
“Greenville’s Ronald McDonald House is an important charity in the Upstate. They provide a family’s ‘home away from home’ during a critical time in their lives,” said Eric Jarinko, General Manager of the Greenville Drive. “We couldn’t think of a better way to support these families than to partner with Greenville’s Ronald McDonald House to celebrate those individuals who are supporting this worthy cause.”.”
Greenville’s Ronald McDonald House is designating May 9 as One Night One Shirt day, encouraging companies and individuals to wear these T-shirts in support of the fundraising effort. The deadline to order the T-shirts is Tuesday, April 1.
For more information please contact Emily Muserallo at 864-272-0197 or by email at [email protected].
About the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas
More than just a room and a hot meal, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas is a home away from home for families of children receiving critical care at medical facilities in our community. The house can serve as a quiet place for families to be alone or as a place of companionship, sharing and emotional support with other families. Since 1989, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas has cared for special families with 12 bedrooms, private baths, a double kitchen, living room, playroom and laundry facilities, as well as a courtyard with a peaceful fountain and bright sunroom.Read more