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                 board of directors                        365 Days
                   Marjorie Huckabee Carter, President
                          Guy Boyle, Treasurer
                        Ian Wilkinson, Secretary
                                                           of caring
                                Bill Becker
                               Shep Bickley
                            Teresa Culclasure
                              Jackie Heenan
                               Sally McKay

 365 Days                      Nikki Paulk
                        Jennifer Sizemore Roberts

of caring
                            George Sizemore
                               Scott Spivey
                       Joanna Gittens Summerow
                                Alan Wood

  providing        Bonnie Hopkins, Executive Director

5,000 Nights
of comfort

                   Ronald McDonald House
                 Charities of Central Georgia
               1160 Forsyth Street, Macon, Georgia 31201
                 Phone (478) 746-4090 Fax (478) 746-0580
              Since opening in 2002, the Ronald                  Thanks to generous community and individual               I would like to join the
                McDonald House of Central Georgia
                 has welcomed nearly 3,000 families
                                                            support, each night the Ronald McDonald House of
                                                            Central Georgia is able to accommodate up to 13
                                                                                                                           365 Days Society
                   while their critically ill or injured    families with hospitalized children and averages over        with my gift of $1,000!
                    children received treatment in          5,000 nights of comfort annually. We are asking you
              local medical facilities. Our families find   to partner with us in our effort to serve these
    a place of refuge in their time of turmoil, a calm      families by joining our 365 Days Society and
place to eat, sleep, shower, launder clothes and            sponsoring one day of our 365 Days of Caring. Your           Address
unwind. They gain encouragement and support                 gift of $1,000 funds one day of operations and               City, State Zip
from the staff and volunteers as well as empathy            programming and provides a caring and supportive
from other residents who are also facing the physical       haven for families who may have a premature                  Email
and mental realities of caring for a hospitalized           newborn in the neonatal intensive care unit, a young         Specific Day of Caring requested
child. During their stay at the Ronald McDonald             child with cancer in the Children's Hospital or a                This is a great way to honor or memorialize a
House, these families are relieved of the financial         teenager under pediatric intensive care.                             special someone or event in your life.
burden of travel, hotel, and dining out costs                    Your investment in our organization allows us
associated with an extended hospital stay. The              to keep our doors and hearts open to these families          I want to pay
Ronald McDonald House is a special haven, a home            in their time of emotional and financial need. Thank         Ì Monthly         Ì Quarterly     Ì Annually
away from home – it is the house that love built.           you for your consideration of support.                        ($83.33)           ($250)          ($1,000)

                                                                                                                         Ì Credit Card              Ì Check enclosed
 “All I can say is ‘WOW’! How awesome and pleasant an experience this has been – so much concern                         (circle one – Visa, MC, AX, Discover)
         about helping people and families that are in need … I was truly blessed” – Linda Jones
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                                                            A few months ago, one of our moms brought in a preemie
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                                                            diaper like those that her newborn pictured here was
                                                            wearing. It was so small because her son weighed only
                                                                                                                         I am unable to join at this time but would like to support
                                                            1 lb. 4 ounces and was only 10 inches long                   the families who stay at the Ronald McDonald House of
                                                            at birth! Seeing this diaper, we realized how fragile he     Central Georgia with my gift of
                                                            was, and how important it was that his family not only       Amount                                  Thank you!
                                                            be together during this emotional time of medical need
                                                            and crisis, but also for them to be close to him – so that               Please make checks payable to:
                                                            his parents could more easily be with him for two a.m.
                                                                                                                           Ronald McDonald House Charities
                                                            feedings, and hold and comfort him as he struggled to
                                                                                                                                1160 Forsyth Street, Macon, GA 31201
                                                            survive. We knew then that we wanted to share this
                                                                                                                            All donations are welcome and tax-deductible.
                                                            story, and the reality of the tiny diaper, with you.

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