Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire Raises $290,000 From 2024 Wine, Women & Shoes Events

Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire Raises $290,000 From 2024 Wine, Women & Shoes Events

Ronald McDonald House Charities

June 11, 2024

Media Contact: Jennifer Abshire
Abshire Public Relations

SAVANNAH, GA  – Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire is thrilled to announce the tenth annual Wine, Women and Shoes events raised a total of $290,000. All the proceeds from these events will directly benefit the RMHC to provide a home away from home for families that have a critically ill or injured child being treated at our local children’s hospital or medical facility.

According to CEO and Executive Director Bill Sorochak, “We are continually blessed with such steadfast support from our loyal sponsors and all the people who come out each year to help contribute to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire through these events. The funds raised help families immediately get the comfortable room and boarding on the Memorial Health University Medical Center campus they require so they can be close while caring for their young patients.”

The signature Wine Women and Shoes events were held May 8 – 9, 2024, at the Kehoe Iron Works at the Trustees Garden. The Dewitt Tilton Group was the Presenting Sponsor for the event. Title Sponsors included David Pence Allstate and Woofgang Bakery & Grooming, with the fashion show presented by Dillard’s. Additional Fashion Partners included, The Gap, 40 Volume Salon and the Gretchen Greene Performance Ensemble. Music performed by The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra was sponsored by Liza DiMarco Luxury Home Specialist. Stiletto Sponsors included Advanced A/V and International Diamond Center. Supreme Sling Back sponsors included McDonald’s, Brasseler USA, Coca Cola Bottling, International Paper, Georgia Power, Martin and Brower. Media Sponsors included Savannah Magazine, WTOC, WRHQ Radio and Lamar Billboard Advertising. Other sponsors included, Amber and Fig, American Moving and Storage, Belfor, Celebritees, Chatham Orthopedics, Chatham Steel, Cohen Dental, John Davis Florist, Georgia Skin and Cancer Center, Hancock Askew, Iron and Earth, Ivory and Beau, JCB, Kathan Kares, The John A. (Jack) Kolbush Foundation, LS3P, McCoy’s Event Professionals, Memorial Health Hospital, Meyer & Sayers LLP, Pediatrix, Port City Logistics, Savannah Dental, Savannah Smiles, SOMSA, Tanger Outlets Savannah, Thomas & Hutton, Thompson and Thompson Service Group. Wine sponsors included Republic National Distributing Company, Southern Crown Partners, Prime Wine and Spirits, Empire Distributors, Inc and Eagle Rock.

For more information about Ronald McDonald Charities of the Coastal Empire, please visit or contact RMHC at 912-350-7641.

About Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of the Coastal Empire, is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) corporation that creates, finds, and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families. The cornerstone program is the Ronald McDonald House that serves as a “Home away from home” for families with critically ill or injured children receiving treatment at area hospitals. Other core programs include the Ronald McDonald Family Room®, a “Haven in the hospital” for families with children receiving treatment at St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital and the Memorial Health Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah, the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile® that provides underserved children with free dental examinations and preventive treatment and the RMH Hospitality Cart which cares for all the patients at Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah. For more information visit Follow RMHCCE on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. #KeepingFamiliesClose