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Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southern California Walk for Kids

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 700 Exposition Blvd Los Angeles CA 90007  See map

LACE UP FOR THIS YEAR’S WALK FOR KIDS, BENEFITING RONALD McDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA®


WHAT:


Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southern California will host Walk for Kids, a non-competitive 5k (3.1 miles) pledge event for individuals at all fitness levels.  This event is designed to raise funds for and awareness of Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southern California and its programs, including six Ronald McDonald Houses, two Ronald McDonald Family Rooms and Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times®.


With more than 22,000 spirited participants last year, individuals and teams representing businesses, community groups, families and friends are encouraged to sign-up to participate at www.walkforkids.org. 


COST:


Participants are encouraged to collect donations for Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southern California programs. No minimum donation is required. 


WHEN:


Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8:00 a.m.


WHERE: 


Exposition Park (700 Exposition Park Dr., Los Angeles, Calif., 90037)


Honda Center (2695 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, Calif., 92806)


Shoreline Park (200 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, Calif., 90802)


Citizens Business Bank Arena (4000 E. Ontario Center Pkwy, Ontario, Calif. 91764)


CONTACT:


Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California


www.walkforkids.org


WHY:


Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California provides comfort, care and support to children and families in Southern California through a number of programs including: Ronald McDonald Houses which offer low cost, and often free, temporary housing for families of seriously ill children receiving treatment at adjacent hospitals and medical centers; Ronald McDonald Family Rooms serve as an oasis inside the hospital for parents with children in the pediatric intensive care unit and neonatal intensive care unit; and Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, a free, medically-supervised, sleep-away camp, provides children with cancer, and their families, an opportunity to process their diagnosis and restore their self-esteem while learning independence and self-reliance in the therapeutic environment of the great outdoors.

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