Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 19, 2011
True to its mission of strengthening the mother-daughter bond through community service, the Austin chapter of the National Charity League contributed 9,511 hours to the Austin community. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Austin and Central Texas, Austin Children’s Museum and Austin YMBL Sunshine Camp were the primary beneficiaries of NCL’s community service. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Austin & Central Texas received 2,248 hours of volunteer time, Austin Children’s Museum received 888 hours and Austin YMBL Sunshine Camp received 853 hours. Sixteen other charities in Austin received the balance of the volunteer hours.
“The volunteer hours and effort from the mothers and daughters in the National Charity League was a tremendous benefit to us,” said Jane Rose, Guest and Volunteer Services Coordinator for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Austin & Central Texas. “The more than 2,200 hours they volunteered for us last year was really core in helping us work toward our mission of helping families stay close to their children while they are in the hospital for treatment. Our volunteers are a critical part of who we are, and the NCL chapter members are a major part of that.”
168 girls from 24 different local area middle schools and high schools and their mothers collectively make up the Austin Chapter of NCL. Sarah Brown from Westlake High School logged the most volunteer hours this year with 189.
Year after year, NCL promotes a strong mother-daughter bond and empowers members with the skills and confidence to lead. With NCL’s help, mothers and daughters come together and volunteer more than one million hours in the local community. NCL has dedicated more than 50 years supporting the mother-daughter relationship through a philanthropic organization committed to service, providing $20,748,294 to communities nationwide.
Established in Los Angeles, California in 1952, NCL is a charity organization committed to encouraging the mother-daughter relationship in a philanthropic organization dedicated to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences. Through hands-on experience, NCL provides educational development and cultural competence to its members.
For more information, please visit http://www.nationalcharityleague.org