This gift provides significant support to our daily operations, and we are extremely grateful
Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) April 27, 2012
Aire Serv LLC will be donating $8,000 to the Ronald McDonald House of Forth Worth during a check presentation at 12:30 p.m. on May 1 at the Ronald McDonald House located at 1004 7th Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104.
Aire Serv, a North American heating, air conditioning and ventilation company, ran a sweepstakes with Aire Serv franchises throughout the U.S. and Canada that allowed homeowners a chance to win a heating and air conditioning system. For every 10,000 entries submitted, $1,000 would be donated to the Ronald McDonald House Charities location in the winning entrants area.
Joanne Collmar, the winning entrant in Fort Worth, received a heating and air conditioning system valued at $12,000, which included an air conditioning unit and gas furnace donated by Lennox, thermostat, filtration system, maintenance agreement and more.
“This sweepstakes not only benefited a homeowner in need of a new, energy efficient heating and air conditioning system, but helped out a great organization to continue helping families in need,” said Kelvin Rogers, owner of Aire Serv of Fort Worth franchise. “Each House depends on volunteers and donations from the community to operate, so to say I was excited to hear our local Forth Worth House would benefit from the sweepstakes was an understatement.”
“This is a unique opportunity for our House,” said Jennifer Johns, executive director of the Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth. “Aire Serv is truly exhibiting how corporations can partner with the non-profit sector through this type of sweepstakes. Our organization relies heavily on the generosity of corporations, individuals and foundations as only 10 percent of our operating budget comes from the Ronald McDonald House Charities®. This gift provides significant support to our daily operations, and we are extremely grateful.”
Ronald McDonald Houses worldwide provide a “home-away-from-home” for families of children who are receiving medical treatment in local hospitals. The Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth was established in 1981 and is built on the simple idea that when a family is focused on healing their child, nothing else should matter – not where they can afford to stay, where their next meal will come from, or where they will lay their head to rest at night. When a child is hospitalized, the love and support of family can be just as powerful as the strongest medicine. For more information about the Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth, please visit http://www.ftworthrmh.org, like us http://www.facebook.com/ftworthrmh or follow us http://www.twitter.com/ftworthrmh or pinterest.com/rmhc/rmh-fort-worth/.
About Aire Serv®:
Established in 1992, Aire Serv is a global franchise organization providing heating, ventilation and air conditioning and repair services. Recognized by Entrepreneur magazine among its “Franchise 500,” Aire Serv franchisees provide these services to both residential and commercial customers at more than 180 locations in the United States and Canada. Aire Serv is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc. For further information or to find the location nearest you, visit AireServ.com.
About RMHC: The Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation, creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well being of children. Through its global network of local Chapters in 53 countries and regions, its three core programs, the Ronald McDonald House®, Ronald McDonald Family Room® and Ronald McDonald Care Mobile®, and millions of dollars in grants to support children's programs worldwide, RMHC provides stability and resources to families so they can get and keep their children healthy and happy. All RMHC-supported programs provide a bridge to quality health care and give children and families the time they need together to heal faster and cope better. For more information about RMHC, visit http://www.rmhc.org, follow RMHC on Twitter (@RMHC), or like RMHC on Facebook (Facebook.com/RMHC Global).