Trail Mixed Memories is a blog about blazing trails from the desert to the sea and everywhere in between with my family. I'm a blogger and a outdoor mom of two kids. I share our activities, reviews, events, and adventures to other families to help get kids off the couch and outdoors. Our family enjoys fishing, hiking, camping, prospecting, geocaching, archery, SCUBA, dirtbike riding and river rafting. I also am an avid outdoor photographer that loves catching that unusual shot!
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Mac Tonight Gala! Help Sick Kids! @LARMH #Non-Profit
MAC TONIGHT GALA
WHAT: The Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House® (LARMH) invites SoCal’s charitable to step out in support of children and families for the 22nd annual Mac Tonight Gala. The formal event benefits the LARMH, a program of Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southern California (RMHCSC), and will raise money and awareness for its programs and services. LARMH provides a “home-away-from-home” for families with critical ill children. The gala hosted at the renowned Beverly Wilshire Hotel will include a dinner, cocktail reception, live and silent auction, dancing and live entertainment.
COST: Single ticket is $300
WHEN: Saturday, October 12, 2013
6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
WHERE: Beverly Wilshire Hotel
9500 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 92660
CONTACT: For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.larmh.org
WHY: Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House® opened in 1980, two blocks from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. It offers low-cost, and often free, temporary housing for families who travel long distances while their children receive treatment at nearby medical facilities. A unique feature of the House is its long-term housing wing designed to meet the special needs of bone-marrow transplant patients who require extensive hospital stays, ranging anywhere from two to eight months. Since opening, the House has welcomed more than 20,000 families from more than 40 countries with capacity to comfort 75 families per night.
RMHCSC provides comfort, care and support to children and families in Southern California through several programs including: six Ronald McDonald Houses; two Ronald McDonald Family Rooms, an oasis inside the hospital for parents with children in the pediatric and neonatal intensive care units; Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times®, a free, medically-supervised, sleep-away camp where children with cancer can process their diagnosis and restore their self-esteem; a scholarship program for graduating high school seniors; and a community grants board, which provides much-needed funding to local nonprofit organizations.
DISCLAIMER: This is not a sponsored post. All thoughts and ideas are my own. Do not use any pictures without permission.
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