Event Sponsorships

Whether it’s through monetary gifts or in-kind donations, our Special Event Sponsors are a vital part of helping us deliver comfort and care to children and their families. Sponsoring a nationally recognized children’s charity like Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga (RMHC ) can offer mutual benefits for your business and our organization!

See the calendar of fundraising events below to find out how your business might benefit from sponsoring a special event for RMHC of Chattanooga!

We are committed to fiscal responsibility and integrity; we consistently meet or exceed the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Standards. Benefits for your corporation include:

  • High visibility
    • In a recent survey, 95 percent of people asked were aware of RMHC. Highlight your business or product to over 10,000 potential customers.
  • Tax deduction
    • Support the RMHC from your advertising or community support budget.  Your gift is tax deductible in accordance with IRS regulations.
  • Strengthen customer and employee loyalty
    • Partnering with Ronald McDonald House Charities will have a positive influence on your customers and employees. According to leading research:
      • 92 percent of Americans have a more positive image of companies that support a cause.1
      • 87 percent of Americans are likely to switch brands (when price and quality are equal) to support a cause. 2
      • 88 percent of workers whose companies have a cause-related program feel proud of their companies’ values.2

Our RMHC team is always happy to work with sponsors to ensure the partnership delivers the best results – for employee morale, customer appreciation and visibility. 

2015 Calendar of Events

Our signature events have sponsorship opportunities ranging from $250 - $5,000 with varied advertising and promotional benefits. 

Telethon- March 7

Telethon is a 4-hour prime time telecast on WTVC-NewsChannel 9. This event provides an opportunity to highlight RMHC’s programs, key business supporters, volunteers and families. Sponsors are invited to appear on the live telecast. We want thank News Channel 9 for over 20 years of telling our story!

Radiothon & Day of Change- June 4 & 5

The RMHC Radiothon and Day of Change are geared towards raising awareness about the donation boxes at McDonald’s which helps fund key programs at Ronald McDonald House Chari­ties. Every penny, quarter, nickel and, dime add up and helps. The day prior to the Day of Change, we promote our mission and the annual Day of Change effort on CAT Country 95.3 FM radio station during our Radiothon through interviews with our community supporters, volunteers and families.

Shallowford Family Dental

 

Chattanooga RMHC Verizon Wireless Golf Classic- August 17

Golf Classic is in its 15th year at Black Creek Club. Market your business to nearly 200 golfers: local physicians, attorneys and business owners as they enjoy a day of golf on the green. ESPN Radio 105.1 FM serves as a media sponsor and broadcasts live from the tournament.

Autumn Children’s Festival- October 3 & 4

The Autumn Children’s Festival, now in its 25th year, is the largest of all children’s festivals in our area. The 2-day festival is supported through a partnership with the Tennessee Society of CPAs and features dozens of prominent local organizations that offer health & wellness services. The promotion of this event engages children and families in the Tennessee Valley and North GA areas via a multi-media advertising campaign which includes: billboards, broadcast, print, direct mail, and online media. Sunny 92.3 serves as a media sponsor for the festival and includes an on-site live remote segment. Imagine your logo on 100,000 brochures that reach children and families throughout the area! Volunteers are vital to the success of this event! Are your employees able to volunteer?

 

1. Cone/Cause Evolution & Environmental Study (2007)
2. Cone/Corporate Evolution & Environmental Study (2007)