Dream On 3 Announces New Partnership with Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte

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Charlotte, NC (May 15, 2019) – Dream On 3 is thrilled to announce that they have recently added Ronald McDonald House (RMH) of Charlotte to the organization’s list of Day Dream partners. Dream On 3 coordinates with local healthcare and family support organizations to select qualified participants to be a part of their local Day Dream experiences. Through the Day Dream program, Day Dream Kids and their families receive an invitation to attend a local sporting event that includes plenty of V.I.P. treatment and access. 

“Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte is excited to partner with Dream On 3,” said Kristin Young, RMH Associate Director of Advancement for Marketing and Communications. “RMH of Charlotte is the ‘home-away-from-home’ for families of sick or injured children being treated in an area hospital.  We strive to foster strong relationships with our community partners to create caring environments for our families. We thank Dream On 3 for playing a role in a families’ healing process.  It’s an honor to be a part of making a child’s dream come true.” 

To tip-off the partnership, Dream On 3 invited three Ronald McDonald House children to attend the Charlotte Touchdown Club’s event featuring guest speaker, former NY Giants running back, Tiki Barber. The event took place Friday, May 10 at the Sheraton Hotel in Charlotte. The Dream Kids in attendance had the opportunity to meet, and talk with, Tiki Barber prior to the event. For sports-loving children, this was a dream come true! 

About Dream On 3
Dream On 3 brings sports dreams to life for children with life-altering conditions, ages 5-21, by creating personal experiences with their favorite athletes, sporting event, or sports team. Dream On 3 partners with physicians and social workers to identify candidates for a Day Dream or Dream Experience. Once a Dream Recipient is selected, all the details and arrangements for Dreams are handled by DO3 staff and volunteers resulting in a Dream come true. For more information about partnering with Dream On 3, visit: dreamon3.org or contact sarah@dreamon3.org. 

About Ronald McDonald House Charities
The RMH of Charlotte opened in May 2011 and serves the families of children being treated at a Charlotte-area medical facility. Since opening, RMH of Charlotte has served over 4,200 families. Located on the 1600 block of East Morehead Street, the House features approximately 35,000 square feet of living space complete with 28 bedrooms (one family per bedroom/suite). It also has a community kitchen, living room, library, playground and sitting porch. RMH of Charlotte is an independent 501 (c) (3) charity managed by a local board of directors which oversees operation of the home. RMH of Charlotte is funded and operated by the Charlotte community. The mission of the RMH of Charlotte is to provide the families of children being treated in area medical facilities with a safe, affordable and caring “home-away-from-home.” For more information on RMH of Charlotte, visit www.rmhofcharlotte.org. Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. 

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