The Gathering Place location in Westlake, received grant funding to purchase items and equipment to support their Children’s Playroom project in their new Westlake facility. The Gathering Place is a caring community that supports, educates and empowers individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge.  This grant application was endorsed by McDonald’s Operations Manager Awanda King, who manages over two dozen McDonald’s restaurants in Northeast and Northwest Ohio and Michigan.