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Volunteer Appreciation

February 16th, 2017

Last week I had the opportunity to shadow a shift of volunteers to see what they do. I knew that volunteers were integral in keeping the House clean and everything running smoothly, but I was not sure about what each volunteer group did. I was excited to take a more hands-on role in the House and to see what my…


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Chef’s Dinner 2017: David Kapic’s Remarks

February 9th, 2017

On Monday, RMHC Eastern Wisconsin held the 31st Annual Chef’s Dinner, where renowned Milwaukee chefs came together to create a delicious six course meal with expertly paired wine. Guests indulged in a delectable dining experience and participated in a silent auction that benefitted families who stay at the House. During the event, David Kapic spoke about his experience staying at…


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House Resolutions 2017

January 30th, 2017

Hi! My name is Simone Gaspar and I’m the administrative assistant here at the House. As 2017 begins, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on some of the great things that took place last year. From a new website launch, to welcoming therapy rabbits to our pet therapy program, and most importantly serving every family that needed a…


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All About Me!

January 23rd, 2017

Hello! I am Genevieve Kenah and I am the new Marketing Intern at the Ronald McDonald House. I will be blogging every week and updating our social media accounts with all of the exciting things going on here at the House on a daily basis. I can’t wait to learn more about the wonderful ways the House impacts the lives…


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The House that Love Built

November 29th, 2016

This Giving Tuesday Blog is written by our Development Director, Bridget Kesner, to give you a feeling of why she loves working at the Ronald McDonald House and why you should consider donating to RMHC this holiday season. I work in a House that love built and every day when I walk through the doors my heart expands just a…


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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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