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Causes: Health, Homeless & Housing, Human Services, Patient & Family Support

Mission: Ronald mcdonald house charities of tulsa, inc. ("rmhc") supports the well-being of children by (a)providing temporary lodging for seriously ill children and their families while receiving treatment in or visiting a hospital or similar treatment facility and (b) making grants to organizations organized and operated exclusively for charitable, scientific, or educational purposes and which engage in whole or in part in (i) educating children or (ii) carrying on research as to physical and mental diseases and other disorders, or the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment thereof.

Programs: Ronald mcdonald house charities of tulsa, inc. ("rmrc") owns and operates the ronald mcdonald house located in tulsa. The 24 bedroom facility provides temporary lodging to families of serious ill children who must leave their own community to seek medical care for their child. The house is available to serve children receiving treatment at all tulsa area hospitals. Rmhc holds an annual fundraiser, and also solicits funds through the annual newsletter. In-kind donations are also received, including paper goods, copier paper, food items and linens. A core group of volunteers helps support the staff and guests of the house by providing office assistance, meal preparation, transportation to the hospital and fundraising assistance.

rmhc's mission is to lift children and families to a better tomorrow. The ronald mcdonald house is the cornerstone program of rmhc, but currently can only help 24 families at a time. To meet the broader mission of the organization, rmhc gave 25% of the receipts from its donation boxes to rmhc global for general support and grants to nonprofit organizations.

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