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Ronald McDonald House Charities

In Ronald McDonald House Charities on April 23, 2009 at 6:06 pm

I have chosen the charity that I will raise funds for through my running efforts: Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Please stay tuned to find out how you can help!

Also, if you have an interest in running to help the Ronald McDonald House Charities, please feel free to contact me now.

I have posted a copy of the email that I have sent them, and I will keep you updated as we progress…

Dear friends at the Ronald McDonald House Charities:

I am a Ph.D. student in Tuscaloosa, AL. I have been running for over a year now, and I often see that people combine their endurance racing with raising funds for charity. I would like to do this as well. I have recently been considering different charities, and I would like to help raise money for your efforts.

I think I can raise a good amount of money over the next couple of years as I try to qualify and run in the Boston Marathon. I have recently started a running blog to help me with my efforts, and I would like to partner with your charity to help raise funds for those families that you reach out too.

I have a personal connection with Ronald McDonald House. My uncle’s wife benefited greatly from your compassion and help through the years that her son needed treatment in Boston. She lived over 2 hours away, and I know that you folks were able to make the process less difficult. Unfortunately, she lost her son, Donald, a number of years ago, but I know that she would honored that I chose to focus my efforts on raising funds for families that find themselves in similar circumstances.

You can find my blog at If you could advise me as to how to proceed with collection efforts, I would be greatly honored. Thank you and god bless, David.