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Ronald McDonald House Charities to host Walk for Kids in Oklahoma City

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oklahoma City will host its first Walk for Kids on Saturday at the Dell Campus in Oklahoma City.
by Matt Patterson Published: April 9, 2014

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oklahoma City will host its first Walk for Kids on Saturday.

The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the Dell campus, 3501 SW 15.

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oklahoma City turns 30 this year, and the Walk for Kids was designed to be an inclusive event.

“We were looking to engage the community,” said Susan Adams, president and chief executive officer of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oklahoma City. “We wanted something that would be family-friendly and that would highlight our mission to fill the needs of ill and injured children and their families, and we think we’ve done exactly that.”

The Walk for Kids will include an appearance from Ronald McDonald, the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Rumble the bison mascot and the Thunder Girls.

There will be a two-mile walk, face painting, balloon art, birthday cake and arts and crafts for children that will include the chance to make their own superhero mask.

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by Matt Patterson
Matt Patterson has been with The Oklahoman since 2006. Prior to joining the news staff in 2010, Patterson worked in The Oklahoman's sports department for five years. He previously worked at The Lawton Constitution and The Edmond Sun....
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