Put On Your Roller Skates and Help a Local Teen Shelter!
Rollarena Skating Center is donating all admission and concession proceeds on January 2nd to help out My Friend's Place, a safe overnight sanctuary for homeless teens. Here's their press release:
FUNDRAISER FOR MY FRIENDS’ PLACE
Contact: Alan or Judy Bacon
Owners, Rollarena Skating Center
When: Wednesday, Jan. 2: Noon - 5 & 7 - 10 p.m.
Where: Rollarena Skating Center
849 Stevens Dr., Richland, WA
Cost: $7 admission which includes traditional roller skates
All admission and concession proceeds for Wednesday Jan. 2 will be donated to My Friends’ Place, a homeless shelter for teenagers. This fundraiser has become a tradition for Rollarena since its 60th anniversary five years ago when all proceeds for that event were donated to this organization. The event is open to all ages.
My Friends’ Place, part of the Safe Harbor Organization, is Southeastern Washington’s first safe overnight sanctuary for homeless teens. My Friends’ Place is currently providing immediate basic human survival needs for youth on the streets. It provides warm meals, showers, laundry, and a safe place to rest, for youth ages 13 through 17.
Rollarena Skating Center has been providing entertainment for the Tri-Cities for over 60 years. It conducts public skating sessions and private parties for schools, churches, clubs and businesses. It also has birthday party packages and a skating lesson program.