ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities 9th annual Hearts and Hands Gala will take place at 6:30 p.m. on October 21, 2017 at Flourish in Buckhead. The event, hosted by Fox 5 chief meteorologist David Chandley, will feature live and silent auctions, dancing and a performance by The Tyrone Smith Revue. Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available from $7,500 and individual tickets are available from $400 each/$800 per couple at armhc.org/gala.
The Coca-Cola Company is the event’s presenting sponsor with Craig A. Williams, Senior Vice President & President, The McDonald’s Division, The Coca-Cola Company, serving as event chair. Muhtar Kent, Chairman of The Coca-Cola Company, is honorary chair.
“When a child is injured or diagnosed with a serious illness, the entire family’s life is immediately turned upside down,” said Williams. “RMHC helps keep families with sick children close to each other and the care and resources they need. The Coca-Cola Company is proud to partner with Atlanta RMHC to help support the amazing things they do for families of sick children.”
Proceeds from the event will benefit more than 2,000 families of sick and injured children served by Atlanta RMHC each year. The Hearts and Hands Gala has raised more than $2.8 million since 2009. Entertainment acts have included Gavin DeGraw, Melinda Doolittle, Natasha Bedingfield, Jeff Foxworthy, Megan Hilty, NEEDTOBREATHE, Tripp and Tyler and most recently in 2016, Yacht Rock Revue.
About Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities
Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to nurturing the health and well-being of children and families. Atlanta RMHC keeps families with sick children close to each other and the medical care their child needs. Through its three core programs, the Ronald McDonald House®, the Ronald McDonald Family Room® and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile®, Atlanta RMHC has served more than 48,000 families since 1979.
Atlanta RMHC’s programs not only provide access to quality health care, they enable family-centered care, ensuring families are fully supported and actively involved in their children’s care. For more information, visit armhc.org or call (404) 315-1133. Follow Atlanta RMHC on Instagram and Twitter @ARMHC or like us on Facebook, Facebook.com/AtlantaRMHC.
About The Tyrone Smith Revue
They don't call 'em "Super T" for nothing! The Tyrone Smith Revue has been one of the top show and dance bands in the Southeast for over 30 years. Through hundreds of performances at country clubs, festivals, colleges, conventions and private parties, The Tyrone Smith Revue has set the standard for high energy shows. Complete with a dynamic horn section and SUPER T's own FUNKY energy, the SUPER T band will perform Top 40, Motown, and Classic selections from the 50's, 60's, and 70's.
About The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, offering over 500 brands to people in more than 200 countries. Of our 21 billion-dollar brands, 19 are available in lower- or no-sugar options to help people moderate their consumption of added sugar. In addition to our namesake Coca-Cola drinks, some of our leading brands around the world include: AdeS soy-based beverages, Ayataka green tea, Dasani waters, Del Valle juices and nectars, Fanta, Georgia coffee, Gold Peak teas and coffees, Honest Tea, Minute Maid juices, Powerade sports drinks, Simply juices, smartwater, Sprite, vitaminwater, and Zico coconut water. At Coca-Cola, we’re serious about making positive contributions to the world. That starts with reducing sugar in our drinks and continuing to introduce new ones with added benefits. It also means continuously working to reduce our environmental impact, creating rewarding careers for our associates and bringing economic opportunity wherever we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we employ more than 700,000 people around the world. For more information, visit our digital magazine Coca-Cola Journey at www.coca-colacompany.com, and follow The Coca-Cola Company on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.