Reno Ronald McDonald House hosts fundraiser to support northern Nevada families
Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Nevada, a nonprofit that houses families living 30 miles away but who have children receiving treatment at area hospitals, has opened registration for its annual evening fundraiser: the Red Shoe Gala.
The event will take place on Friday, October 5, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, the event will incorporate an Oz Couture theme, encouraging guests to wear Wizard of Oz-inspired evening wear for a night designed to raise money for the charity’s work to keep families close during their children’s hospitalization.
Oz Couture begins with a cocktail reception, including passed appetizers and drinks. Attendees will be able to peruse silent auction prizes, participate in a Mystery Box game and contend for a special prize reserved for the table exhibiting the best “Oz Couture,” or Oz-inspired evening wear.
The dinner and program will start at 7:00 p.m. Attendees will learn more about how their support directly affects families who find themselves in need of the Reno Ronald McDonald House through family stories and anecdotes and the recognition of special guests throughout the program.
Tickets begin at $200 per person and tables of eight can be purchased at $1,500. They are available for purchase at bit.ly/ozcouture.
Money raised will support Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Nevada programs. The organization supports more than 700 families each year.