RIDING FOR A CAUSE: Ride for Sick Kids committee members Darren Cowell, Gerrie Richardson, Chris Carroll, Howard Armitage, Nick Newton, Tully Lyster, Jason Wall, Anthony Nigro and Brett Tooley. Picture: MARK JESSER
BORDER families with sick children are being looked after.
Not just by the Ronald McDonald Family Room at Wodonga Hospital, but also by those participating in the RMHC Ride for Sick Kids.
More than 30cyclists rolled through the Border yesterday, completing their 450-kilometre ride, which started in Mildura,for the fifth year in a row.
Ride for Sick Kids chairman Brett Tooley said over the years more than $2 million had been donated, $500,000 of which was raised duringthis year’s journey.
Wodonga’s Ronald McDonald Family Room co-ordinator Karen Trenchard said the Wodonga service was part of the Ronald McDonald House in Parkville.
Ms Trenchard said additional funding would help the Wodonga family room continue its service for Borderfamilies with sick children.
She said funding given toRonald McDonald Houses in Melbourne would also help support families from the Border who had to travel for their child’s care.
GRATEFUL: Wodonga’s Ronald McDonald Family Room co-ordinator Karen Trenchard says funding will help continue services for families with sick children.
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