LINTHICUM, Md., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- NFM, Inc. congratulates the Ronald McDonald House of Baltimore for putting on an amazing 5k Run & Walk, and the race winners for supporting the families at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore.
The Red Shoe Shuffle was held on Sunday, April 14th 2013 at 9 a.m. There were over 2,000 participants. It was a beautiful day, and our NFM team was thrilled to be a part of it. We are excited to announce that not only were we the third largest team with 45 members, we also had two runners rank in the top 100, Bryan Harrison and Mike Fithian.
We would like to congratulate Team Shocks Rocks for raising the most money for the organization and having the largest team!
Racers were asked to set up personal donation websites so that friends and family members could send donations to the Ronald McDonald House of Baltimore. The proceeds from these personal donation pages and the race are going toward replacing their current shuttle. This shuttle is used to transport to and from area hospitals where children are being treated. The transportation helps families focus on their children instead of worrying about driving in the city, parking, or walking to and from area hospitals.
The course was great for both professional runners and parents with strollers. The top finishing racers and top individual and team fundraisers were awarded various prizes. Each participant received a Red Shoe Shuffle shirt which was donated by Under Armor and a goodie bag.
After the race, there was free food and drinks, a DJ, and family fun activities. Ronald McDonald, Batman, and Elvis, were some of the characters there for photo opportunities.
About the Red Shoe Crew
The Red Shoe Crew is a group of young professionals aged 22-39 in the Baltimore, MD and surrounding area associated with the Ronald McDonald House of Baltimore. The group volunteers at the House, hosts networking and social events for its members, and raises money for the House.
The group concentrates its efforts in three core areas: Service, Social, and a Signature Event. The Crew hosts breakfasts, dinners and activity hours for the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House of Baltimore. On a quarterly basis, there is a social event for the members of the Crew. Their signature event is the Red Shoe Shuffle, which is a 5k road race benefiting the House.
About Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore
Part of an international network serving children and families in 54 countries, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore is an independent, locally funded and controlled Chapter of one of the world's most recognized and respected philanthropic organizations.
The Ronald McDonald House Charities is a non-profit corporation run by a small staff and volunteer Board of Directors. The enthusiastic participation of men and women from all walks of life makes the house "work."
Support in the form of time, talents, funds, and materials are important to the running of the facility, and have come from individuals, businesses, fraternal, and community organizations. The compassion of these men and women has resulted in a haven that shelters families and sees them through a period of unthinkable stress. Theyare supported by local donations, managed by a local Board of Directors and all monies donated go directly to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore and its programs.
About NFM, Inc.
NFM, Inc. is a mortgage lending company currently licensed in twenty-four states in the U.S. The company was founded in Baltimore in 1998. They attribute their success in the mortgage industry to their steadfast commitment to their customers and the community. NFM, Inc. has firmly planted itself in the national home loan marketplace as "America's Common Sense Lender."
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