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Ronald McDonald House Charities Victoria & Tasmania’s team up with Victoria Police for annual Christmas Toy Giving Day

Ronald McDonald House Charities Victoria & Tasmania 2 mins read
North Melbourne Police will be handing out toys with Santa this Saturday to seriously ill and injured children and their families.

Saturday 16 December 2023

MEDIA ALERT

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities Victoria & Tasmania’s team up with Victoria Police for annual Christmas Toy Giving Day

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities Victoria & Tasmania is excited to team up with Victoria Police for the 21st annual Christmas Toy Giving Day.

 

Melbourne North Police Officers are delivering donated toys and Christmas festivities to children at Ronald McDonald House Parkville this Saturday, along with Santa himself!  The Officers will be showing off their police cars and motorbikes to the children at the House, and will be joined by an extra special hot rods show as well as reptiles and other animals. A BBQ lunch will be provided, and the Charlie Bell scholarships will also be awarded on the day. 

 

WHEN

From 11am on Saturday 16 December

Finishes at 3pm (approximately)

WHERE

Levers Reserve, Story Street Parkville

Directly behind Ronald McDonald House Parkville

22 Gatehouse Street in Parkville

 

MEDIA AND PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES

-         Leading Senior Constable Nick Parissis from Melbourne North Police Station

-         Peter Bishop, CEO, Ronald McDonald House Charities Victoria & Tasmania

-         Family staying at Ronald McDonald House Parkville

-         Police handing out gifts to families with seriously ill children with Santa

-         Police interacting with seriously ill children and their families including sitting on Police Motor Bikes and in Police Cars

 

 

 

 

 

 


About us:

ABOUT US

Ronald McDonald House Charities Victoria & Tasmania has been providing programs to support the families of seriously ill and injured children receiving specialist hospital treatment since 1986.

We work to enhance the quality of life for families with sick children by providing a home-away-from-home that is welcoming and provides what they need, in a caring and supportive way, to keep them together when they need it most.


Contact details:

For media inquiries, please contact:

Nicole Roberts
Marketing and Communications Manager
Ronald McDonald House Charities Victoria & Tasmania
m. 0402 033326

e. nicole.roberts@rmhc.org.au

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