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Philanthropist To Match Donations For Ronald McDonald House If Community Can Raise $1.25M

The money would go toward expanding the Stanford facility, which helps the families of critically sick children.

The Mercury News: Ronald McDonald House At Stanford Needs Donations To Finish Expansion
The Ronald McDonald House at Stanford is asking the community to help raise the final $1.25 million needed for its expansion of the original center at 520 Sand Hill Road for critically ill children and their families. Philanthropist Tad Taube has offered $1.25 million for the project if the Ronald McDonald House can get enough donations to match the grant. This amount is in addition to the $3 million matching gift Taube gave to the first phase of the $46.5 million project. (Lee, 3/17)

In other news from across the state —

Orange County Register: Orange-Based Western Dental Acquires 14 Smile Wide Practices 
Orange-based Western Dental has acquired Smile Wide, an Irvine-based network of Southern California dental offices, for an undisclosed amount. Smile Wide has offices in Anaheim, Bellflower, Carson, Costa Mesa, Garden Grove, Irvine, Loma Linda, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Lynwood, Riverside and Van Nuys. All of its locations were acquired. (Madans, 3/17)

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