Bekins Van Lines delivers cheer to Ronald McDonald House of Indiana

Employees of Bekins Van Lines collected and delivered more the 430 items to the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana on Thursday.

The collection took place at the corporate office in Indianapolis mid-November to December to be used for the Santa’s Workshop, which will allow parents and siblings staying at the Ronald McDonald House shop for gifts at no cost during the holiday season. Items included everything from pajamas, slippers and personal care items to toys, books and puzzles. From cash donations, Bekins also donated a selection of gift cards.

Representatives from Bekins were given a tour of the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana that serves 58 families around the world while their children receive life-saving treatment at Indianapolis hospitals. Below are pictures from the tour.

Learn more about the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana.

Full press release:

Indianapolis, Ind. |

INDIANAPOLIS – Employees of Wheaton World Wide Moving | Bekins Van Lines delivered a truckload of donations to the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana Thursday for Santa’s Workshop.

Wheaton | Bekins collected more than 430 items from employees in drop boxes at its corporate office from early November through mid-December. Items included everything from pajamas, slippers and personal care items to toys, books and puzzles. From cash donations, Wheaton | Bekins also donated a selection of gift cards.

On December 18, the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana will open up Santa’s Workshop. Santa’s Workshop allows parents and siblings staying at Ronald McDonald House to shop for gifts at no charge during the holiday season. Each night, 58 families call the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana home while their children receive life-saving treatment at Indianapolis hospitals.

“Wheaton | Bekins is proud to partner with the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana to deliver a little cheer this holiday season to families experiencing such a difficult life event,” said A.J. Schneider, Wheaton | Bekins Executive Vice President.

Serving families since 1982, the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana provides a safe haven and home-away-from-home for parents and siblings of seriously ill or injured children. Since opening its doors, more than 35,000 families from every Indiana county as well as many other states and countries, have stayed at the House.

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