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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York announces online auction

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Wed, Sep 16th 2020 01:05 pm

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York announced its 2020 Ronald McDonald House Charities online auction. The event opens at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 21, and closes at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27. Register today at https://rmhcwny.org/register/, and preview the auction items at www.rmhcwny.org/auction.

“The Ronald McDonald House Charities Golf Tournament brings golfers from all over together to champion Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York. Due to COVID-19, this year we are delighted to share our auction on a live platform, extending our reach for support to those who are not able to join us at the golf tournament. These auction prizes have been donated by individuals and businesses, whose generosity enables us to raise essential funds in support of our mission,” Executive Director Sally Vincent said. “By bidding on these fabulous prizes, you are helping the families who call our house and hospital programs 'home' – and you are helping us in our mission to keep families together. Thank you so much for your support!”

New items will be added every day.

RMHC of WNY is a proud chapter of the national and international network of Ronald McDonald House charities. It is operated by a local volunteer board of directors. RMHC of WNY is responsible for its own fundraising and program priorities and is 100% funded by donations from the local Western New York community.

The mission of RMHC of WNY is to create and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families. For over 35 years, the Buffalo Ronald McDonald House has served more than 21,000 families from Western New York, surrounding states and outside the U.S. Last year alone, the house served families from 25 counties in New York, 10 different states and five countries, while its Happy Wheels Cart made approximately 360 bedside visits each week, and the RMHC Family Room had over 1,000 visits each month (both located in Oishei Children’s Hospital).

For more information about RMHC of WNY, or to help, visit www.rmhcwny.org.

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