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Equity Bank Puts On Their Red Shoes For Ronald McDonald House

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August 23, 2017
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City is pleased to announce Equity Bank as the presenting sponsor for its upcoming Red Shoe Shindig on September 23.

"Equity Bank is proud to give back to the communities where we live and work, so we are delighted to be involved in this event and the broad impact it has on sick children and their families staying at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City,” said Mark Parman, president of Equity Bank in Kansas City.

Red Shoe Shindig is set for Saturday, September 23, at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The event, emceed by Jennifer Bertrand and 41 Action News’ Lindsay Shively, will feature silent and live auctions, live music and loads of red shoes. It is the single largest fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City (RMHC-KC), raising more than $500,000 last year.

“It is incredibly thrilling to have the support of Equity Bank,” said Tami Greenberg, CEO of RMHC-KC. “Our mission is about keeping families together with their sick children so they can feel the support and love of family in the worst of times, and Equity Bank is allowing us to do this in the best possible way with their sponsorship.”

All proceeds from the Red Shoe Shindig will keep families close to their sick children at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City.

About Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City
The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City is to reduce the burden of childhood illness on children and their families. We do this by providing a "home away from home" for families when they are receiving medical care at Kansas City-area hospitals. On any given night, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City serves 87 families. Annually, it provides lodging to more than 4,500 families and supports more than 63,000 visits from inpatients and their families at its Family Room space within Children's Mercy Hospital. By providing a comfortable place to stay, warm meals and other supportive services, RMHC-KC works to keep families together during a difficult time. Families staying at RMHC-KC will experience a safe, peaceful environment so they can focus on what's most important: their child's health. Learn more at www.rmhckc.org.

About Equity Bank
Equity Bank, is a $2.41 billion community bank with six locations in the Kansas City metropolitan area, including two in Overland Park, three in Lee’s Summit, and in Northland Kansas City. Equity Bank has 37 bank locations throughout Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas, including corporate offices in Wichita. Equity Bank  offers a full range of financial solutions, including commercial loans, consumer banking, mortgage loans, and treasury management services. Equity Bank Learn more at www.equitybank.com.
Contact:
Emily Gretzinger, Marketing & Communications Director
egretzinger@rmhckc.org, (816) 842-8321