Ronald McDonald House receives $10,000 donation from South Plain

Ronald McDonald House receives $10,000 donation from South Plains Electric Co-op and CoBank

LUBBOCK, Texas -

South Plains Electric Cooperative and CoBank partnered to donate $10,000 to the Ronald McDonald House of the Southwest.  

South Plains Electric Cooperative's donation was matched by CoBank through its Sharing Success program. Sharing Success was established in 2012 to celebrate the International Year of the Cooperative. 

The money will go toward operations of the charity including its Chief Cheer Officer, a 5-year-old yellow lab. 

Jax participates in outreach and education for the Ronald McDonald House. During Dog Days of Summer, Jax partners with other working dogs in communities to raise awareness and money for families served. 

"We are providing a home away from home for families with children that are receiving treatments in the hospital. We don't want any family staying on the floor of the hospital, the bench or their cars," President and CEO of MCHS of the Southwest Dina Jeffries said. "We want them staying in a home away from home environment and we provide all the services they might need."

The Ronald McDonald House keeps it's doors open 24/7 and serves about 200,000 people in rural areas every year.

 

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