St. John's East Rotary Club


Rotary Club of St. John's East

Club Foundation Pledges $50,000 to Ronald MacDonald House NL
January 14, 2011

 January 14, 2011 - Rotary Club of St. John's East was pleased to present a cheque for $ 16,666.66 to Cathy Bennett, Campaign Chair for Ronald MacDonald House Newfoundland & Labrador, as the first installment of a three year commitment of $50,000 on behalf of the Rotary Club of St. John's East.  The cheque was presented at the Club's regular weekly meeting on January 14th.

Ronald McDonald House Newfoundland and Labrador will offer a home-away-from-home for families from across Newfoundland and Labrador providing comfortable and affordable accommodations while children receive care and treatment. There is currently a capital campaign underway to raise $ 6.5 million for the development and construction of Ronald McDonald House Newfoundland and Labrador.

The House will feature 14 family suites designed to accommodate sick children, their siblings and their parents, as well as common family areas including, a kitchen, a large dining room, a TV room, a playroom, a teen room, an educational centre and a home office.

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