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(OKLAHOMA CITY) –Kevin Durant’s restaurant is partnering with Ronald McDonald House Charities®Oklahoma City for a lunch Nov. 23 and 24 benefitting families with hospitalized children.
The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23 and Tuesday, Nov. 24 at Kd’s, located at224 Johnny Bench Drive in Bricktown. The lunch buffet will feature home-style comfort food – fried chicken, meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans and choice of fountain beverage, iced tea or water. The entire meal is only $12, including tax and tip. Kd’s is donating 100 percent to RMHC-OKC.
“We are elated to be hosting an event that will benefit a wonderful cause like Ronald McDonald House Charities Oklahoma City,” said Dwayne Bell, assistant general manager of Kd’s. “We hope our community will come out and join us in supporting a charity that helps children and families from all over Oklahoma and beyond be together in their time of need.”
RSVP is not required. For more information on the event, please visit RMHC-OKC.org or contact Sara Dunlop at (405) 424-6873, option 3.
Ronald McDonald House Charities® Oklahoma City is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that benefits children by providing a ‘home away from home’ for families with seriously ill or injured children who come to the Oklahoma City area for medical treatment. Two Ronald McDonald Houses and a Ronald McDonald Family Room serve families every day of the year. Each provides lodging, meals and many extras, including the opportunity to share their experience with others going through similar hardships.
(OKLAHOMA CITY) – Ronald McDonald House Charities® Oklahoma City is offering college scholarships to graduating high school seniors who reside in Central and Western Oklahoma and North Texas counties. Applications are available now through Jan. 20, 2016.
Scholarship awards range from $1,000 to $8,000. In addition to single-year scholarships, four, multi-year scholarships will be awarded this year; one in each available program including RMHC®/Scholars, RMHC®/Asia, RMHC®/African-American Future Achievers and RMHC®/HACER®. The top scoring candidates in each program will be interviewed by the RMHC-OKC scholarship committee to determine multi-year recipients.
Since 2003, RMHC-OKC has awarded more than $700,000 in scholarships to deserving high school seniors who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership and community involvement.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for high school seniors pursuing their dreams through higher education,” said Susan Adams, president and chief executive officer of Ronald McDonald House Charities Oklahoma City. “The RMHC-OKC scholarship program is an extension of our mission to invest in our youth and future leaders.”
Online applications are available by visiting www.rmhc-okc.org/outreach/scholarships. The deadline to apply for a scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year is Jan. 20, 2016. Applicants will be notified of their scholarship award status by June 30, 2016.
Ronald McDonald House Charities®Oklahoma City is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that benefits children by providing a ‘home away from home’ for families with seriously ill or injured children who come to the Oklahoma City area for medical treatment. Two Ronald McDonald Houses and a Ronald McDonald Family Room serve families every day of the year. Each provides lodging, meals and many extras, including the opportunity to share their experience with others going through similar hardships.
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