FAIR HAVEN, NJ – The Co-chairs from the Junior Board of the Ronald McDonald House of Long Branch (L-R: Sarah Delaney, Elise Keale, Emily Hayes and Ben Sherman) organized Ronald McDonald Day in Fair Haven on December 10th to raise money for The House. They approached Fair Haven’s Mayor, Mike Halfacre with the idea. “We scheduled a meeting with the Mayor and he was very receptive and supportive of what we want to do. We then presented the idea to the Business Association of Fair Haven comprised of local business owners and over 25 signed up…we are thrilled! stated Keale.
Local businesses donated a portion of their sales from the day and/or gave monetary donations. 100% of the donations collected will benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Long Branch.
Participating local businesses include: Veranda; Nature’s Emporium;-Skye Blue & BeTween; Gear Loft; Shutters; All Things Consignment Flair Cleaners; Pauline’s Papery; Barnacle Bill’s; Umbertos; Distinctive Toys; Anders Technology Supervisors; Gem of an Idea; Stewart’s Plumbing and Heating; Edward Jones Investments; Gloria Nilson Realtors; Coastal Décor; Ferguson Dental Care; Boxwood Gardens; Tranquility Nauvoo; Fairwinds Deli; River Road Books; Frame it Yourself and Doc Shoppe among others.