Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. is widely considered one of the most visionary and highly effective governmental leaders in America. First elected in December 1975, Mayor Riley is serving an unprecedented tenth term.. A national leader in the area of urban design and livability issues, he has put Charleston in the forefront as an example of high quality urban design. The City of Charleston is recognized as one of the most livable and progressive cities in the United States."The community is so proud of what The Ronald McDonald House offers and supports and appreciates the sacrifice, skill, and dedication of the staff.”
Brett Gardner, star outfielder with the NY Yankees, family man and native son of South Carolina is committed to making a difference and actively supports children's charities at home and in New York. Brett and his wife, Jessica, spend time visiting MUSC’s Children’s Hospital and support the good work of Ronald McDonald House Charleston. Brett, known throughout baseball for his blazing speed, is honored to wear Red Shoes celebrating Ronald McDonald House 30th Birthday. “Ronald McDonald house is doing such great work to help families in need of love and care while going through a difficult time. Jessica and I feel blessed to be a small part of this wonderful and loving home away from home."
Bill Walsh, one of Charleston’s most recognizable personalities, has been on local TV, most notably WCSC-TV 5, for over 25 years and recently debuted his first action packed spy novel “The Umbrella Option”. We’re delighted that Bill is gracing our second billboard. He knows exactly what the house means to our families.
“The Ronald McDonald House is a shelter in the storm when someone’s child is hospitalized. I have been honored and proud to be a part of this great home away from home for so many people. As a member of the Board of Directors, it is wonderful to see just how the community supports the house and will be a big part of a great future of helping families and children.”
Darius Rucker, native son and accomplished country music star, has always been an amazing supporter of charities in the lowcountry. His work with MUSC’s Children’s Hospital has impacted thousands of families through the years, and The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston is thrilled to have his smiling face on our first billboard celebrating our 30th birthday.
"The Ronald McDonald house is such an amazing resource for our families of the children's hospital! We are blessed to have it available to us here in the low country. A place to feel comfortable, a home away from home when they need it."