Trades NL Supports Ronald McDonald House Charities of Newfoundland and Labrador Families Through $5,000 Donation
For Immediate Release:
December 20, 2021 – To further support families with sick children, Trades NL has donated $5,000 in aid of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Newfoundland and Labrador (RMHNL).
“We understand the impact that simple comforts can have on a family with sick children and that it takes a real concerted effort from community donations to be able to provide that comfort to them,” says Trades NL’s Executive Director, Darin King. “For many years now, Ronald McDonald House Charities of NL have been an exceptional partner to Trades NL and continues to be a cause our members feel passionate about contributing to. We hope that our commitment today helps families from all parts of Newfoundland and Labrador feel supported and that it will lessen some of the burden during some especially trying times.”
“Our compassionate building trades workers continue to showcase their love for community giving – having donated hundreds of thousands of dollars for causes they care about,” says Trades NL President, Tom Woodford. “The Ronald McDonald House Charities of NL continues to be a strong cause that our members connect with and we look forward to seeing the positive effects that this donation will have on the families that utilize the outstanding services provided at the RMHNL.”
In 2016, Trades NL pledged $60,000 “Adopt-a-Room Program” to create the Trades NL Ronald McDonald House Charities of NL Library and Resource Centre and donated further funds to sponsor Family Suite 206.
Ronald McDonald House Charities® Newfoundland and Labrador provides sick children and their families with a comfortable home where they can stay together in an atmosphere of caring, compassion and support near the medical care and resources they need, when they need it the most.
Trades NL is an umbrella labour organization which promotes and coordinates the interests of 16 building and construction trades unions, representing more than 18,000 skilled trades workers in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. For 70 years, our craft continues to construct, fabricate and maintain some of the world’s most complex facilities.
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