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Never Lonely

Traveling 4,000 miles away from home, to a foreign country with an unfamiliar language is hard enough. Adding the stress of surgery, treatment, and hospital stays could have been even more tumultuous for Rob and his mother, Gitte. But the Ronald McDonald House in Cincinnati stepped in, providing a warm, welcoming place to stay for Gitte while Rob was fighting for his life in the hospital.

"The reason for my stay in Cincinnati's Ronald McDonald House was not much fun of course," says Gitte. "But in hindsight it was a unique experience. I will never forget the warmth and kindness I received there. I was by myself, but I was never lonely."

Read Gitte and Rob's Story >
4 Marathons

To run a marathon is takes strength, endurance and above all, a lot of heart. To run four marathons after overcoming life-long heart complications, it takes a special kind of heart – Brandon's heart.

Read Brandon's Story >
Felt Flower Garlands

Fall is just about here, which means the leaves are changing colors, the breezes are getting cooler, and the flowers are starting to fade. But thanks to mom blogger, Dariela, we've got a way for you to keep the flowers around all year long.

Photo by Dariela Cruz
Apple Pie

You know how apple pie always makes you feel like Grandma's house, family and holiday fun. Well imagine baking an apple pie at your local Ronald McDonald House – you're sure to bring comfort and happiness to so many families.
A Second Family

"A second chance; a second home; a second family – that's what the Ronald McDonald House means to me."

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Did You KNOW?
  • You can now make your coins count at a local participating Coinstar machine. Learn how to make your small change add up for Ronald McDonald House Charities at
  • This July, RMHC invested in grants to three non-profit organizations focused on improving the health and wellbeing of children. RMHC funded projects by Partners in Health, CureSearch and miraclefeet.

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