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McNugget’s Visit to the Vet

November 28th, 2016

Hi lil Buddies, It’s McNugget!  I wanted to tell you about something that happened to me last week. So human Mom and Dad had to go out for a while to do whatever moms and dads do.  Mom noticed that I had gotten on the counter and ate something that was bad for me.  So Mom picked me up, and…


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Thank you, Secret Garden!

November 21st, 2016

During  Thanksgiving week we are thankful for our wonderful Secret Garden and all of our Master Gardeners. It is time for us to  say goodnight to our garden for the winter. Please enjoy this poem from our Master Gardener Ann Philips. In the Secret Garden there is a gate and a bridge and a path, Where flowers bloomed and dinosaurs…


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McNugget Update

November 14th, 2016

Hi Friends, I just got back from a walk and thought I would take a few minutes to catch you up on what’s been going on with me…McNugget. This summer was great!  I went kayaking, paddle boarding and took some long walks with my human mom and Pepper (my awesome sister)  It’s always fun to be outside, smelling all the…


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‘Tis the Season to Give

November 7th, 2016

Being in the hospital during the holidays is difficult for any patient, but it’s especially heart-breaking for a child. No hospitalized or seriously ill child should be away from home for the holidays! Your donation to the Ronald McDonald House will help us offer moms, dads and children a loving place to stay while they are far away from home…


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It was a Spooktacular Halloween

November 1st, 2016

The holidays are a time when everyone wants to be at home and with their families, but sometimes that isn’t possible, like the families staying here at the House. That is why our staff and volunteers wanted to make this Halloween as special as they could for those who are far from home.   The Halloween party started out with…


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A Look Back at Our 2016 Gala

October 24th, 2016

In case you were not able to attend our Gala on September 24th, here is a little recap by our Special Events Coordinator, Sara Topp. It’s hard to truly identify what made this year’s Gala – “Gather at our Table” – such a success. 270 friends in attendance at Shully’s Cuisine & Events in Thiensville, WI,   105 silent and…


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Intern Takes on House Volunteer Role for a Day

October 17th, 2016

Two weeks ago I was given the opportunity to shadow a House volunteer shift at the House. I was so excited for the opportunity to really get to see what our volunteers do on a day-to-day basis. I had no clue what to expect, so I went in with an open mind. I walked into the volunteer room and was…


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Helping our families learn together about gardening, nature and cultivating friendships

October 10th, 2016

This week we asked Ann Philips to do a feature of everything that has been going on and growing in the garden this summer. Ann Philips is the Lead Gardener for a team of 20 University of Wisconsin Extension Master Gardener volunteers who care for the Secret Garden. Ann leads a weekly Family Garden Program to help our families learn…


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Happy National Pancake Day!

September 26th, 2016

Since pancakes are my favorite food and breakfast is my favorite meal I had to make sure and write about them at some point in my time blogging for you guys. What better way to talk about and celebrate pancakes than to fill you in on the Family Meal Program at RMHC that provides brunch and other meals to the…


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A Forest Fantasy

September 19th, 2016

Jaci, a 16-year-old girl who dreams of being an artist, wanted to give back to the Ronald McDonald House by using her amazing artistic talent. When searching for the best place in the house for Jaci to display her talent, the play room was chosen. We did not tell Jaci what to draw, we just let mind run free and…


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