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Ronald McDonald House to Host Month-Long Dashing for Dylan Challenge Dylan J. Hoffman7th Annual Memorial Walk
September 1 - September 30
August 30, 2021— Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley will host the Dashing for Dylan Challenge, the 7th Annual Dylan J. Hoffman Memorial event for the entire month of September. The Dashing for Dylan Challenge will support the families at Ronald McDonald House located at the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla, NY.
Dylan lived a short life, but his memory and spirit are alive and well. This event hosted by the House in conjunction with the Hoffman Family of Wilton, CT, will celebrate his life and the thousands of families who have stayed at the Ronald McDonald House for the past decade.
The month-long event, which will launch September 1st challenges participants to raise money while doing any activity, at any location and on any day for the month of September. Miles can be logged by walking, running, bike riding, skating, dancing or any kind of exercise. The goal for the Dashing for Dylan Challenge is to raise $100,000 in honor of Dylan’s 10th birthday this year. Help us support children and families who call Ronald McDonald House home and reach at least 3,650 miles which is the exact amount of days Dylan lived.
A celebration and grand finale of the month-long challenge will take place at a Family Fun Day, September 26th at Crawford Park in Rye Brook. Families and participants can enjoy a fun filled day of kid centered and socially distant events. Throughout the month great incentives such as tickets for raffle baskets and grand prizes such as vacation packages will be awarded for the highest amount of money raised. Participants can also purchase Dashing for Dylan tee shirts and masks.
“Every year we love to host this event and bring the community together to honor such a special little boy and keep his memory and spirit alive.” said Christina Riley, Executive Director of Ronald McDonald House. “The funds we raise truly make a difference in the lives of the families we serve so we encourage everyone to and get out there, have fun and join the challenge.”
All proceeds will support the families and children who call Ronald McDonald House home and all donations made are 100 percent tax deductible. To register or for more information visit www.rmh-ghv.org or https://www.facebook.com/rmhghv/
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