Forward Kevin Garnett and Timberwolves staff provided a special holiday meal to residents of Ronald McDonald House on Wednesday. Following the meal, the Wolves, house staff and families conducted the annual "Light the House" event, which is a ceremonial lighting of the house holiday lights.
Ronald McDonald House Charities, Upper Midwest, which owns and operates The Ronald McDonald House of the Twin Cities, is dedicated to helping families live with a child's serious illness. The House provides a home-away-from-home for families whose children are receiving medical treatment in the Twin Cities for cancer or other life-threatening illnesses. The Ronald McDonald House of the Twin Cities was selected as the Timberwolves Community Foundation's "Signature Charity"
for the 2002-03 season. This level of funding includes a $50,000 grant, and staff and player involvement, in addition to season-long promotions.
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