How would you like to send some cheer to a family staying at the Ronald McDonald House and have HP donate a $1.00 in your name to Ronald McDonald House Charities?
HP has teamed up with FIVE Ronald McDonald Houses throughout the United States, including one right here in San Diego to put a smiles on the faces of Ronald McDonald House children and their families through an incredible program called eSmiles. But it gets even better- for EVERY eSmile you send, HP will donate $1 to Ronald McDonald House Charities, up to $10,000 per house for a total of 50,000!
Here’s how it works: HP ePrint technology enables people to print on the go by securely sending photos and documents directly from a mobile device to a printer’s unique email address – from virtually anywhere. Each participating Ronald McDonald House has its own HP ePrint enabled printer with customized ePrint address, allowing you to send an eSmile to a Ronald McDonald House down the street or around the globe.
Participating eSmile Locations:
- Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities: RMHAtlanta@ePrinteSmiles.com
- Orange County Ronald McDonald House: RonaldHouseOC@ePrinteSmiles.com
- Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego: RMHCSanDiego@ePrinteSmiles.com
- Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana:RMHChicagoCNI@ePrinteSmiles.com
- Ronald McDonald House New York: RMHNewYork@ePrinteSmiles.com
After lunch, we got to learn more about the eSmiles program, and take a tour of the Ronald McDonald House! Did you know they have a gym, a “man cave” with flat screen tv’s and video games, their own school for the children who are staying there, a playroom, a playground, a serenity garden, a computer room with internet access and a chapel? They really have thought of everything to support families during their stay, and make them feel as comfortable as possible. In fact, it’s not just families staying in the house that they support, anyone with a child at Children’s hospital, or any of the surrounding hospitals is welcome to use their facilities during the day, and they even offer them showers and a place to nap!
After the tour we stopped by the eSmile wall one more time to take a look at all of the well wishes sent in from all over the world, and have since been sending in plenty of eSmiles of our own. My 12 year old daughter downloaded the eSmile app on her cell phone and has been sending in several eSmiles each day. Getting your kids involved in the eSmile program is a great way to teach them about giving to others, and talk about how fortunate they are to be healthy and at home.
Now It’s YOUR Turn!
If all of my subscribers took just a few minutes out of their day to send an eSmile, the Ronald McDonald House would receive almost $3,000, and if all of my Facebook Fans did the same, we could max out the donation of $10,000!
The eSmiles program ends on the 15th of this month, so time is of the essence! I hope you will take a moment and send an eSmile to the Ronald McDonald House of your choice TODAY! You can also help spread the word by sharing this post on Facebook & Twitter, and sharing the eSmiles program with EVERYONE you know.
Need some inspiration?
eSmiles can be “get well” letters, photos, jokes, cartoons, or drawings and sketches that will help make the children and their families smile. Get the whole family involved, and send an eSmile today!
Who will you make smile today?
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