Posted Date: 12/06/2018
Together, Everyone Achieves More was the sentiment felt as representatives from the Ronald McDonalds House Cha
Nineteen campuses throughout the district participated in the monetary charity drive. Together they raised $22,102.70 for the charity, making it the largest donation from any single organization in Laredo. The Ronald McDonald House is located in San Antonio, Texas, but the organization also services families locally through “rooms” at both Laredo Medical Center and Doctor’s Hospital. According to Pat Bevin, Director of RMHC of San Antonio, Webb County families utilize the facility more than any other county in the nation.
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Throughout the past nine years, the district has held various drives in support of the charity. Both local McDonald’s Restaurant of Laredo owner, Mike Marasco and United ISD elementary school teacher, Elsa Trejo have worked alongside one another organizing the event.
Associate Superintendent Gloria S. Rendon shared a heartfelt story about the importance of generosity and thanked campus personnel in attendance for their participation. In addition to presenting RMHC Representatives with a check district officials also presented them with "The United ISD RMHC Love Train," a keepsake they will take back to San Antonio to commemorate fundraiser held this year. It was a great way to capture the essence of the project and the teamwork it took to complete this very worthy task.
United ISD's Participating campuses include: