Redneck Cruise Raises $2,000 For Ronald McDonald House Charities Of Greater Chattanooga

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
On Friday, July 14, locals attended a Redneck Cruise on the Southern Belle for families at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga, a charity dedicated to create, find, and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families. 
 
“It was our first Redneck Cruise and it turned out to be a huge success. It was a lot of fun and even better knowing we were supporting a great cause,” said Madyson Foster, Red Shoe Society co-chair.

 
In total, $2,000 will help a Ronald McDonald House family for 30 nights. As a 26-bedroom facility and increased operational costs, funds raised from the Redneck Cruise are greatly appreciated, officials said. The Society would like to thank Truck ‘N Trailers U.S.A for being the main event sponsor.


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