Hearts Of Gold Ornaments On Sale Now To Benefit Families At The Ronald McDonald House

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga’s 2017 Hearts of Gold ornament is now available for purchase online at rmhchattanooga.com for a minimum $20 donation. This year’s ornament is a holiday wreath representing hope for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House with sick or injured children in the hospital. All proceeds benefit families at RMHC of Greater Chattanooga. 
"RMHC is proud to be an important part of family-centered care. When you purchase an ornament, you help make it possible for RMHC to make each family feel at home during a difficult time in their life. It represents the gift of togetherness and hope for children and families during the holidays.
You may purchase ornaments in memory or in honor of a loved one and have it sent with a special message," officials said.
For more information, contact RMHC Development Officer Sarah Griffith at sarah.griffith@rmhchattanooga.com or 778-4359.

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