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Summer Interns Take on Lunch-2-Go

July 25th, 2016

Hello! My name is Megan and I’m a Marketing and PR intern at the House. Recently the summer interns had the opportunity to make Lunch-2-Go for the families here. We wanted to share our experience with you here on the blog! If you aren’t familiar with what Lunch-2-Go is, it’s a program that provides healthy brown bag to-go lunches for…

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Program Focus: Hospitality Bags

July 18th, 2016

We all know the feeling of unpacking your bag when away from home and realizing that you forgot something. We want to prevent families from having to worry about such small but essential necessities. Instead of juggling their hospital schedule and figuring out when they have time to make a run to the store, RMHC provides travel size helping hands…

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The RMH Secret Garden has a New Tree!

July 11th, 2016

A generous, garden-loving, dedicated donor gave us a Ginkgo biboba, or “Jade Butterflies” tree. We couldn’t be more excited or grateful! Ginkgo is a deciduous conifer, the only surviving member of a group of plants believed to have inhabited the Earth 200 million years ago, and remained almost unchanged. Ginkgo is one of the world’s most distinctive and elegant plants. Ours…

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See You at Summerfest!

June 27th, 2016

Nothing quite represents the height of summer fun in Milwaukee like Summerfest kicking off! This year the musical extravaganza is eleven days long from June 29th to July 3rd, and then from July 5th to 10th. This year the musical acts are more diverse than ever! Some of the big headliners are Paul McCartney, Luke Bryan, Weezer and Panic! At…

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Thank You Dads

June 20th, 2016

We hope that you were able to celebrate Father’s Day with your wonderful fathers, father figures and male mentors who have touched your life. Dads are often the unsung heroes who do so much for a family. They’re mentors, coaches, confidants and teachers. Father’s Day is the one day every year where we get to stop and recognize all the…

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Your Spare Change Has a Big Impact

June 13th, 2016

Pulling around the McDonald’s drive-thru is not a typical time for contemplation. The only thing you might be thinking about is how satisfying this food is going to be or what TV show you’re going to catch up on tonight. As you pay for your order you glance down and see a sign and a donation box. You toss your…

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Kids Just Want to Play and Have Fun in Milwaukee

May 9th, 2016

You are about to wrap up breakfast with the kids and they ask “WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO TODAY?” No need to waste precious family time on the internet looking for places to go to for family fun.  No need to worry if this place or that place is going to fulfill your expectations. It’s the Play Milwaukee deck of…

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Thank You: Today, Tomorrow, and Always

May 2nd, 2016

Here at Ronald McDonald House Charities Eastern Wisconsin, Volunteer Appreciation week is every week, but this week we want to give a special thanks to our volunteers for  devoting their  35,000 hours of service each year, to make the House a Home. Our 550+ volunteers’ positive spirit is motivating and inspiring to others, leaving a lasting impression on the people…

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Happy Earth Day !! Earthlings

April 22nd, 2016

Today we want to celebrate “Earth Day” and the importance of being good stewards of our planet and its resources and recommit ourselves to conservation and taking care of this place we call home- planet earth. Just as important as it is to give to each other, it is equally important to also think about how we give back to…

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We Celebrate our Volunteers

April 11th, 2016

In 1974, President Nixon established National Volunteer Week, an initiative encouraging Americans to give back to their community through service. Every year National Volunteer Week is recognized by our elected officials throughout the United States. As the Volunteer Management and Family Services Intern and a volunteer Office Assistant, I work closely with Heather, the Volunteer Services Director. Heather oversees over…

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