Parramatta Eels Media Release

Pirtek Parramatta Eels to give Ronald McDonald House an early Christmas Present

Pirtek Parramatta Eels forward Shane Shackleton will play Santa to the kids of Ronald McDonald House on Monday, December 20 when the Eels host their annual Christmas Party at Ronald McDonald House in Westmead.

The whole squad will tour The Children's Hospital at Westmead, visiting sick children who may be in hospital over Christmas, before heading to Ronald McDonald House for a Christmas party with seriously ill children and their families.

Santa Shackleton will hand out presents, kindly donated by Big W and Winston Hills Mall, while the kids will also be entertained by animals from Featherdale Wildlife Park, a clown and will enjoy a BBQ with the players.

The annual Christmas Party is a highlight for the players and sick children and media are invited to attend.

WHAT: Pirtek Parramatta Eels and Ronald McDonald House Christmas Party

WHEN: Monday, December 20, 2010

TIME: 3.30PM

WHO: Pirtek Parramatta Eels NRL squad