13th Annual Runnin’ for the House raised more than $57,000 for RMHC

Las Vegas, NV May 3, 2017 – Runnin’ for the House 5K Run and Family Fun Walk, presented by McDonald’s of Greater Las Vegas, raised more than $57,000 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas. Steph Mackenzie from 97.1 The Point, Ronald McDonald, and Carrot Top led more than 1,000 runners and walkers in warm up exercises to start the morning off. Participants also enjoyed a McDonald’s pancake breakfast, kids activity zone, and awards. Together, the local community made a difference for families by Runnin’ for the House on Saturday, April 29th.

NV Energy led the way as our top fundraising team, bringing in funds from more than 80 different donors. Southwest Medical Part of Optum Care returned with the largest running team. Lexus of Las Vegas provided a beautifu SUV to lead runners around the course. The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, a dental care unit, was open for tours and dental services. participants also enjoyed face painting and other activities throughout the morning.

Special thanks to all our sponsors: 
Presenting Sponsor – McDonald’s of Greater Las Vegas
Gold Medal Sponsors – Lexus of Las Vegas and Southwest Medical Part of Optum Care
Silver Medal Sponsor – NV Energy
School Spirit Sponsors – McDonald’s Rocky Mountain Region
Team Spirit Sponsors – The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank, Expert Global Solutions, Iron Mountian, Somerset Losee Track and Field
Media Sponsor – 97.1 The Point

Other generous partners and donors:
Lotus Broadcasting, Westcom, CPR Rentals, Creamie’s Ice Cream, MedicWest/AMR, Clark County Fire Department, and all of our RMHC Volunteers!

About Ronald McDonald House Charities:
Believing that every child deserves a safe and supportive place to grow, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Greater Las Vegas creates and supports programs that directly improve the health, educaiton and well-being of children in our community. We fulfill our mission by providing a home-away-from-home at the Ronald McDonald House for families who travel to Las Vegas to receive critical medical treatment for their children, and manage programs that service the immediate needs of children and families in our communty. For more information on RMHC of Greater Las Vegas, visit www.rmhlv.org.


If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Ashley Fawcett at (702) 252-4663 x*2257 or email at ashley@rmhlv.org.

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