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National Black McDonald’s Owners Association Donates to Nassau Links Safe House
Nassau (Bahamas) – October, 2006. The National Black McDonald’s Owners Association (NBMOA), and two of their operators who are also, members of The Links, Incorporated, donated a total of $7,000 to The Links Safe House for Women in Crises located in Nassau, Bahamas. The presentation was made during a recent luncheon that was hosted by the McDonald’s Corporation at a business symposium held at the Atlantis Hotel on Paradise Island, Bahamas.
A donation of $500 was also presented on behalf of The Links, Inc., Montgomery County Chapter, Pennsylvania. Donations of 108 cases of soda and cakes were also given to the Safe House by The Coca-Cola Company, one of the symposium sponsors.
The Million-Dollar Links Safe House for Women in Crises was opened on October 17, 2003 in Nassau, Bahamas, through the sustained efforts, determination and loving care of twenty six members of the Nassau Chapter of The Links, Inc. The land was donated by the Bahamas Government through The Ministry of Social Services and Community Development. The facility was built from donations given by numerous corporate sponsors and fund raising activities put on by the The Nassau Chapter of The Links, Incorporated with the support of the community.
The Safe House provides a home for women in
crisis, with or without children, who need temporary shelter for up to three
months. It also provides a home, for up to two years, for teenagers who
must leave child care institutions and have no place to go. The Safe House
has fourteen beds for long-term residents and can provide accommodations
for mothers with up to four children. .