Originally created 12/01/05

Community spotlight



RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE

ADDRESS: 938 Greene Street, Augusta, Ga., 30901

PHONE: 724-5901

HOURS: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday

DIRECTOR: Karen Way

OPENED IN AREA: 1984

MISSION: "Our mission is to help families of children who are seriously injured or ill, in state or local hospitals," said Joy Freeman, the administrative assistant.

SERVICES: "We provide lodging, we provide the food, we provide any necessities they need," Ms. Freeman said. "It's $2 to $10 a night and it's based on their income, but never more than $10 a night."

CHALLENGE: "I would say space and handicapped accessibility," Ms. Freeman said. "We're not handicapped accessible so we do have to turn some people down. We're completely dependent on the community for funding."



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