STATISTICS There are chapters in 52 countries 7,200 bedrooms are given out each night around the world This saves an estimated $257,000,000 each night. 43 care-mobiles (mobile dental clinic) across 6 countries For each Happy Meal sold, McDonalds donates 1 cent. This doesnt seem like a lot but translates into more than $10,000,000 each year, just from happy meals The spare change that you put in the donation box at restaurants adds up to more than $28,000,000 each year.
LOCAL HISTORY In 1981 the Junior Service League of Sioux Falls adopted the Ronald McDonald house as their official project. In 1983 the property was purchased and on December 21, 1983 the first Ronald McDonald House in Sioux Falls was opened, at 2001 South Norton Ave, the 55 th in the world.
TODAY There are two Ronald McDonald Houses in Sioux Falls. An 8 bedroom house near Avera and an 18 bedroom house near Sanford Childrens Hospital. These houses are open to all families whose have children under 21 that are receiving treatment and no one is denied. December of this year will be the 30 th anniversary of the Ronald McDonald house in South Dakota Every year SDSU and NDSU compete for a pop tab traveling trophy to see who can collect the most.
THE HOUSES 808 E 24th St., Sioux Falls, SD 57105 825 S Lake Ave. Sioux Falls, SD 57104
WAYS TO HELP Pop Tabs Money Necessities Entertainment The following slides will give you information on how to start some projects in your own chapter. Recognition will be given in each of these project areas at state leadership meeting in Sioux Falls in April.
POP TABS Why pop tabs? More hygienic than cans Easier for kids to collect Why does this help? Pop tabs are recycled for money to support the houses Upper-Midwest raises about $30,000 a year in pop tab donations How do you benefit from it? Teaches children how to recycle Sense of pride and community You might need their help someday
POP TABS Beating SDSU? 2012- 441 lbs ($388) 1 lb= $0.88 School Involvement Contests! Incentives- pizza parties, candy, or pop (if allowed) Checkpoints Check in the amount of pounds already collected by your chapter at your district meeting The second check-in is on St. Patrick's day, and while youre at it, celebrate with a McDonalds Shamrock Shake, because all proceeds go to the Ronald McDonald house.
MONEY Bake Sales Raffle Tickets, ½ raffle tickets Dance-a-thon / Dance Candy Grams Free will donation gift wrapping Send checks directly to the Ronald McDonald House
NECESSITIES Complete List- http://www.rmhcsouthdakota.org/index.php/ct-menu- item-23/ct-menu-item-29 http://www.rmhcsouthdakota.org/index.php/ct-menu- item-23/ct-menu-item-29 Non-perishable food items Cleaning supplies Bedding Ways to make donating fun Bake Sale –donating as much as you sell ex. Sell 400 cookies, donate 400 cookies Competitions between classes
ENTERTAINMENT Although Entertainment is not a necessity, families who come from out of town with a sick child are away from home and are mainly focused on the health of their child. To have a break for some fun and quality time together is a great blessing to them. Things Needed DVD Players Gaming Systems Gift Cards (restaurants, clothing stores) Tickets (sporting events, museums, zoos, concerts, etc.) Things like used electronic drives are great ways to collect these.
CAREER PEER ED CONTACT INFORMATION Maddie Ruschefirstname.lastname@example.org@k12.sd.us Casey Lint-CL3267@k12.sd.usCL3267@k12.sd.us Danielle Rang-DR3058@k12.sd.usDR3058@k12.sd.us Molly Connotemail@example.com@hotmail.com Bailey Meadors-BM3238@k12.sd.usBM3238@k12.sd.us Hunter Zinkfirstname.lastname@example.org@yahoo.com Emma Lucchesiemail@example.com@hotmail.com Katie Arbach-KA3087@k12.sd.usKA3087@k12.sd.us Karsten Goehring-Kg3264@k12.sd.usKg3264@k12.sd.us Sierra Carter-SC3239@k12.sd.usSC3239@k12.sd.us James Mayclinfirstname.lastname@example.org@gmail.com Bryce Roberts-BR3143@k12.sd.us
Thank you for all of your time and attention and happy pop tabbing!
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE SD FCCLA CAREER PEER EDUCATION TEAM