– Ronald McDonald House Charities Wichita (RMHC Wichita) has awarded grants totaling $64,000 to 18 non-profit organizations from eligible counties throughout the state of Kansas for the 2014 Grant cycle. A total of 11,711 children will be impacted this year by the use of these funds.
RMHC Wichita not only provides and supports programs that directly improve the health and well being of children through its two core programs, Ronald McDonald House® and Ronald McDonald Family Room®, it also extends grants to non-profit organizations in Kansas that make an immediate, positive impact for children in the areas of education and the arts, civic and social services, and health care and medical research. Grants to these organizations extend the reach and impact of RMHC Wichita.
Since the start of the Grant program in 1999, 207 RMHC Wichita grants have been funded for a total of $877,382. Awarded grants come from a combination of fund raising efforts through area McDonald’s restaurants and matching grant funds from Ronald McDonald House Charities Global.
The 2014 Grant recipients are:
Dodge City, KS – Ford County Arrowhead West, Inc.
El Dorado, KS – Butler County Susan B Allen Memorial Hospital Foundation
Newton, KS – Harvey County CASA: A Voice for Children
Wichita, KS – Sedgwick County
Flint Hills Therapeutic Riding Center
Children First: CEO Kansas, Inc.
Assistance League of Wichita
GraceMed Health Clinic, Inc.
The KIDS Network, Inc.
Catholic Charities, Inc.
Roots and Wings, Inc. dba Casa of Sedgwick County
Wichita TOP Children’s Fund
The Arts Council
Communities in Schools of Wichita/Sedgwick County Inc.
Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County Kansas, Inc.
Mental Health Association of South Central Kansas
A Grants Check Presentation will be held at Crestview Country Club, 100 N 127th Street East, Wichita, KS 67230, August 21, 2014 at 1:30 pm. Grant recipients will receive their check and share their mission and the impactful programs that were funded.
For more information about the RMHC Wichita Grant program, please go to www.RMHCwichita.org or call (316) 269.4182.
Ronald McDonald House Charities® Wichita (RMHC Wichita) provides and supports programs that directly improve the health and well being of children.