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Joplin store makes donation to Ronald McDonald House

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Ashley Furniture Home Store made a generous donation to the Ronald McDonald House in Joplin on Friday.

The furniture store presented the organization with $600, money they raised through their community night event.  It's a fundraiser they put on every month.  The store matches customer donations going towards different charities each time, and the Ronald McDonald House was chosen as the charity of the month in August.

"Give money to a charity that's local, that helps people that live right here in our community," says Rhiannon Edwards of Ashley Furniture Home Store.

"It all goes back to help the families, just to provide the things that families need while they're here with us," says Tara Horinek of Ronald  McDonald House of the Four States.

The Ronald McDonald House of the Four States provides a home away from home for the families of seriously ill children staying in local hospitals.

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