Team House

Once in a while an opportunity will come along that you do not think twice about saying yes to. That is how I felt when I was asked to attend the  Dallas Drive Away Event  at the  Arlington, Texas GM plant put on by Metroplex Cadillac Dealers.

As part of the event, Dallas area bloggers were assigned to one of six different charities competing  for a $150K advertising budget provided by 18 Texas Cadillac Dealers in Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Austin and San Antonio. How exciting is that for these charities? It is so exciting.

The charity I had the privilege of being assigned to was The Ronald McDonald House named Team House for the duration of this contest. We left the Arlington GM plant in a shiny new Cadillac Esalade with none other than Mr. Jay Novacek at the wheel and his lovely wife Amy in the passenger seat. I sat in the back with Ronald McDonald House CEO, Jill Cumnock, who was just delightful to spend time with and very passionate about the Ronald McDonald House and ensuring it’s ongoing success.

Ronald McDonald, Jay and Amy Novacek, Randy White
Amy Novacek, Jay Novacek, Ronald McDonald, Jill Cumnock and Randy White

Team House would love to have your vote and remember you can VOTE for Team House daily on Facebook. They have made it so easy to jump over to the Metroplex Cadillac Dealers Facebook page and Vote for Team House or your favorite local charity.

More about the Ronald McDonald House

Mission:

Ronald McDonald House provides a home-away-from-home  for families so they can stay close by their hospitalized child at little or no cost.

About RMH:

Families are stronger when they are together, which helps in the healing process. The Ronald McDonald House provides a caring, supportive, home-like environment which helps allow a family to establish a normal routine in the midst of crisis and provides families with the opportunity to share their concerns with other families in similar circumstances.   By staying at the Ronald McDonald House, parents also can better communicate with their child's medical team and keep up with complicated treatment plans when needed.

 

She is Dallas is working with Team Escalade to spread the word about this important program and the 6 charities involved courtesy of the Cadillac Dealers.

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