Nearly 500 supporters from the community came together to raise a record setting $450,000 to support Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville Saturday, May 18 at Sawgrass Marriott Resort. The McGala 2019 fundraising event, presented by Joe and Nan Ferrara, was themed “The Supper Club” — reminiscent of the renowned Supper Clubs of the 1940s.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville Executive Director, Diane Boyle, expressed her appreciation saying, “We are truly overwhelmed by the generosity from friends of the Ronald McDonald House. It was a beautiful night that exceeded all of our expectations. Our supporters truly value the importance of caring for critically-ill children, which is evident in their support of our mission.”
Honorary Chairs, Matt and Shannon Connell were recognized for their ongoing support of McGala and the children and families of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville.