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Joe & Brittaney Kerby and Their Children

GIVING

NEVER GOES OUT OF STYLE BY T I N A S N I D E R

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iving back. It’s the fabric of our communities. It comes in different forms, colors and textures. But one thing is certain - it starts with compassionate people. Caring about a cause, making a difference and then watching as lives change. This kind of giving never goes out of style because it’s always generous of heart.

COMFORTING FAMILIES AROUND THE WORLD

child is hospitalized, the love and support of a family is as

It was a giving community that came together 40 years

powerful as the strongest medicine prescribed.

ago to establish the first Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia. Ronald McDonald House Charities was built

Helping a sick child fight their illness takes an emotional

on the simple idea that nothing else should matter when

toll on a family. Adding a financial strain can make it

a family is focused on the health of their child. When a

almost unbearable. RMHC helps address those concerns

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September / October 2014 InFluential Magazine  
September / October 2014 InFluential Magazine