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Posted on: April 21, 2021

MWRDCA relaunches Red Nose Day Donation Store

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If you see people wandering about wearing silly, round, red noses in the coming weeks, don’t hesitate to ask what’s going on! Red Nose Day 2021 campaigns are in full effect and the Murfreesboro Water Resources Department (MWRD) is getting in on the action.

MWRD will be raising funds through their Red Nose Donation Store to support organizations aiming to end child poverty and to support the families who were affected by the devastating tornado outbreak that occurred in Nashville and surrounding areas on March 3, 2020. Funds raised through the MWRD-CA Red Nose Donation Store will be evenly split between the Red Nose Day Fund, Hands-On Nashville, and the American Red Cross of Tennessee. The campaign will run from March 1, 2021 to National Red Nose Day on May 27, 2021.

MWRD-CA is encouraging the Murfreesboro community to get involved in this amazing cause as donations will go toward providing impoverished children and their families with food, shelter, books, clothing, access to education, and medical and dental care. The greater purpose of the Red Nose Day campaign is to ensure children in need are safe, healthy, and educated, addressing both the short-term needs of children living in poverty and helping break the cycle to foster long term change for a better future.

And why the red nose, you may ask? The Red Nose is the campaign’s calling card. It’s simple, universal and a fun way to create connections and break through barriers. A Red Nose encourages people to come together, share a laugh, and gives the world something to smile about. It’s a powerful way to start a conversation about Red Nose Day and its goal: to end child poverty one nose at a time.

Children and young people who benefit from Red Nose Day-supported programs span all 50 states, Puerto Rico and some of the poorest communities across Latin America, Africa and Asia. Since launching in the US in 2015, Red Nose Day has raised $200M and positively impacted the lives of nearly 25 million children.

To donate, come by the Murfreesboro Water Resources Department at 300 NW Broad Street and drop your cash or check donations off in our Red Nose Donation Store box. Be sure to make checks out to either organization: The Red Nose Day Fund, Hands On Nashville, or The American Red Cross of Tennessee. Donations can also be made at any Walgreens store or at www.rednoseday.org. Use #MWRDCARedNoseDay on your social media pages to help us bring further recognition to this amazing campaign. Once you’ve donated, you may be entered into a drawing to win a special gift from MWRDCA and have your name mentioned on our Wall of Red Noses showcasing contributors of to the campaign. Also, don’t forget to spread the word and wear red or a red nose on May 27, 2021!

For more information on Red Nose Day, go to rednoseday.org or follow @RedNoseDayUSA on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

For more information regarding Murfreesboro Water’s Red Nose Day Donation Store, please contact Sharon Seibert at sseibert@murfreesbototn.gov

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