ENGLEWOOD — The Miami Valley Career Technology Center FFA Chapter would like to announce the 38th Annual Ronald McDonald HouseCharity Auction scheduled for Dec. 7, 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. in the Agriculture and Livestock Production Lab at MVCTC.
According to the Ronald McDonald HouseCharities of Dayton (RMHC Dayton) website, “RMHC Dayton staff members and Board of Trustees are dedicated to providing comfort, care, and support to children and families in the Miami Valley Region and beyond. RMHC Dayton’s mission is to provide community, comfort, and hope to families of seriously ill children. RMHC Dayton is committed to providing an open door to every family seeking our services.”
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Dayton 2018 statistics
Ronald McDonald House
• Family stays: 255 (increased lengths of stay affected this number)
• Average Length of Stay: 13 nights
• 83 percent occupancy rate (accounts for turnover and maintenance)
• Longest stay to date: 253 nights
• Average savings per family: $1,950
• Total savings per year: $497,250
• The cost of a room is $150 to operate for one night
• For guests, the cost of a room is $0 (suggested $15 room donation)
Ronald McDonald Family Room at Dayton Children’s Hospital
• Families served: 3,100
• Visits per day: 75
Ronald McDonald Family Room at Miami Valley Hospital (opened October 2017)
• Families served: 125
• Visits per day: 34
The MVCTC FFA Chapter is honored to support the mission and efforts of the RMHC Dayton. The MVCTC Charity Auction Campaign is in need of donations that we will auction off on December 7, 2018. Items that are accepted for donations include clothing, toys, tools, hats, craft items, and much more. Every dollar that is raised at the auction goes directly to the RMHC Dayton to benefit the families that are using the services that RMHC Dayton provides free of charge. The MVCTC FFA Goal for the 2018 Auction is to raise $9,00 for the house.
To attend the auction on Dec. 7, students, teachers, adults and alumni need to purchase a button for admittance. Buttons are on sale at the door for $1. MVCTC students must have permission from an instructor and must be supervised while at the auction.