4th Year Annual Event Gains Sponsor for Families of Children Receiving Medical Treatment in Georgia
Atlanta – June 15, 2015 – Birch Communications, Inc., (“Birch”) a leading technology service provider of IP-based communications, broadband, cloud and IT-services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses, announced today its sponsorship and the successful events of the Running for Ronald 5K, 10K, 15K, and the Smile Mile Race, held in Macon, Georgia for families of children receiving medical treatment in Central Georgia.
The Running for Ronald event, held Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the Central City Park, is organized by the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Georgia, which provides care, comfort and hope for families of children being treated for various medical illnesses throughout the state of Georgia. Along with the sponsorship, nearly 40 Birch employees, and their families and friends participated in the event this year.
“This is a great opportunity for Birch to participate in our community, this is our first year of involvement in Running for Ronald but it certainly will not be our last,” said Michelle Ansley, Chief Administrative Officer and Vice President of Human Resources at Birch. “We continue to grow our staff in our original hometown of Macon, Ga, and we are always looking for ways to serve our community in a positive manner. We are thankful for this opportunity with the Ronald McDonald House Charities.”
“Birch has opened their hearts to our mission – and thereby become a part of opening our doors to families. We appreciate their support and their commitment to helping our community help others,” said Julie Wilkerson, Director of Development for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Georgia. “We believe in keeping families together when it matters most. Ronald McDonald House Charities provides a ‘home-away-from-home’ for families so they can stay close by their hospitalized children at little or no cost. Events such as Running for Ronald provide awareness for our mission, as well as much needed funds that allow us to provide warm meals, comfortable beds, laundry facilities and internet services for our families.”
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Birch Communications, Inc. is a leading technology service provider of IP-based communications, broadband, cloud and IT services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses. Our services comprise voice, network, cloud and IT services in all 50 U.S. states, Washington DC, Canada and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit birch.com.
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