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    FOR HELPING FAMILIES FIND STRENGTH IN NUMBERS.

    You’ve just joined your fellow RMHC ambassadors in pledging your support by signing up for our e-newsletter. With your help, more families will find strength in one another so their children can be strong enough to heal. Our e-newsletter delivers relevant content that will educate you, inspire you and show you that RMHC and our families wouldn’t be as strong without you.

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    Such a Blessing to My Family

    My husband and I often talk about the miracles we would have missed if we had given in to our fears and doubts about adding to our family of six by adopting a beautiful little girl from China. Or if we had let our inexperience as parents to a special needs child keep us from bringing two more beauti... Read more
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    Helping RMHC Provide Comfort and Care to RMHC Families

    When my daughter was born at just 31 weeks last fall, we suddenly found ourselves spending day and night at the Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC). We wanted to be with Aspen as much as possible while she was in the NICU. Our family was so blessed to be able to stay at the Ronald McDonald House C... Read more
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    Love for RMHC Runs in my Family

    When I was born, my parents learned that I had a heart defect called ‘transposition of the great vessels’ that required open heart surgery. The next day, I was flown from Tallahassee, Florida, to Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. My parents drove the two and a half hours from Tallahassee to G... Read more
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    Heads or Tails?

    On her birthday, 14-year-old Francesca of Mantua, Italy, learned that she had myelodysplasia leukemia and needed a bone marrow transplant. She would have to leave home and stay in a hospital that was more than an hour from her home to undergo medical treatment. It was the worst birthday possible. An... Read more
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    Ten Lessons Learned From 13 Years at RMHC

    As Kathy Denton prepared for retirement, she compiled a list of the many lessons she learned during her 13 years as Executive Director of RMHC of Central Pennsylvania in Hershey. Her insightful and touching list echoes so many of the messages we have received from countless guests, volunteers, suppo... Read more
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    Southwest Airlines Gives From the Heart

    It’s hard for us not to mention Southwest Airlines® and LUV in the same sentence. For Southwest and their employees – giving from the heart comes naturally – they believe it’s in their DNA. Since 1983, Southwest’s commitment to RMHC and the families we serve through generous donations, volunteer hou... Read more
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    Thank you!

    On behalf of the nearly 9 million families Ronald McDonald House Charities serves each year, we thank you for giving the gift of togetherness! Your support helped RMHC keep the families of seriously ill children together when they needed each other most. Life can be so unpredictable. It is often imp... Read more
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    A wonderful home for the holidays

    During our 20 week prenatal appointment, my husband Derik and I learned that our baby girl had a serious heart condition which would require surgery soon after she was born. This shocking and upsetting news completely changed our lives. We were working and living abroad at the time and immediately s... Read more
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    Forever Grateful for RMHC

    When our two-year-old daughter Avery suddenly became very ill over Labor Day weekend two years ago, my husband Ryan and I rushed her to our local hospital. The ER doctors did a CAT scan and immediately transferred Avery to Rainbows Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, OH. When the helicopter arrived to... Read more
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    RMHC Changed My Life

    When I was 33 weeks along in my second pregnancy, my water broke. I was stunned! Suddenly, I was in an ambulance on the way to Meriter Hospital, an hour away in Madison, WI, worrying about what complications my baby would face. When our son Ashton was born on March 29, 2013, I held him for a brief m... Read more

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