Ronald McDonald House Charity Golf

Friday, May 31, 2013 was a day for Geotemps, Inc. staff to enjoy the warm weather at Red Hawk Golf and Resort while continuing to support Ronald McDonald House Charities® Northern Nevada. Staff was treated to a day of golf while helping to raise funds for Reno Ronald McDonald House®. The event was able to raise funds through golf sponsorships, silent auction items and a raffle. Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Nevada is an independent, 501(c) 3 registered non-profit that operates solely on donations from individuals, businesses and foundations. Established in 1987, their cornerstone program, The Reno Ronald McDonald House is a 12-bedroom home-away-from-home” for families with critically injured or seriously ill children receiving treatment at hospitals and clinics in Reno. The Ronald McDonald House has provided over 49,100 night stays to more than 7,000 families. Through our community outreach programs they address the health and education needs of children in our community.

For more information, please contact Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Nevada at 775.322.4663, or visit rmhc-reno.org.

JDRF Vision Gala

On Saturday, April 27, Geotemps, Inc. was in attendance supporting JDRF Northern Nevada as they held their annual Vision Gala raising more than $725,000 for diabetes research. Geotemps, Inc. is a proud supporter of JDRF Northern Nevada and its programs. The annual Vision Gala helps JDRF in their drive and commitment to raise awareness of Type 1 Diabetes and the astounding number of people affected by this disease. In their mission to find a cure, the JDRF, since its inception, has raised more than $12 million for diabetes research. The “James Bond”-themed event, which honored the Carano Family, raised funds through table sales, auction bids and donations.  Nationally, JDRF has led the search for a cure for Type 1 Diabetes for more than four decades and remains the largest funder of diabetes research in the world outside of the United States government. In fact, 82.5 cents of each dollar raised is committed to research.