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A Special Thanks from Ann

November 16th, 2015

“Christmas isn’t just a day. It’s a frame of mind.”


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Autumn’s Palette in Our Secret Garden

November 9th, 2015

There is magic in the Secret Garden. Every day it is there and I see it.


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“There’s No Place Like Our Home!”

November 3rd, 2015

It’s time for the annual RMHC Gala, our largest fundraising event of the year! Last year’s Gala was held at the House and coincided with the opening of the expansion, truly making it a night to remember. Because of the record attendance and amount of funds raised last year, the bar was certainly set high, but Sara and the Gala committee…


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Spread the Holiday Magic

October 26th, 2015

Did you know that the last week of October is International Magic Week? This week, magicians everywhere are making rabbits appear out of hats and doves fly out their sleeves. But what does magic have to do with our House? Just in time for the Holidays, you do not have to be a magician to do your part to provide…


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Hello Milwaukee – Nordstrom Gala 2015

October 19th, 2015

Back in November of 2012, when Nordstrom announced their newest store opening at Mayfair Mall, the Milwaukee community cheered loudly! Fast forward two years and the excitement is at an all-time high as Milwaukee anticipates the grand opening this Friday, October 23! Did you know that every time they open a store in a new city, Nordstrom hosts an opening…


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A Thankful “Love Note”

October 12th, 2015

The Great Room in the House is the home of the “Love Notes” journal where guests can write what’s on their mind and share how they have spent their time at RMHC. Today, Lisa Singletary, was more than willing to share her story. As a prompt, I asked her one question: How has the Ronald McDonald House provided you a…


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McNugget’s Summer

October 5th, 2015

McNugget’s Summer I haven’t talked to you in a while so I will catch you up on what I’ve been up to.


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Extreme Makeover: Playroom Edition!

September 28th, 2015

Extreme Makeover: Playroom Edition! “Yes, toys are just toys-but they’re so much more than that, too. Toys are the central part of children’s play, and to a child, play is very important work. Through play, children experiment with their visions for themselves and others in the world.  So, it’s worth talking seriously about toys, for they have the power to…


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Feel, See, Hear, Smell and Taste Our Sensory Garden

September 21st, 2015

Feel, See, Hear, Smell and Taste Our Sensory Garden The Secret Garden is a family garden, a healing garden, and even a sensory garden. Visitors feel safe and comfortable and can immerse themselves in the textures, scents, colors, sounds and tastes of this interactive space.


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Words of Wisdom From Our Most Seasoned Volunteers

September 14th, 2015

Words of Wisdom From Our Most Seasoned Volunteers In honor of Grandparents’ Day, I thought it would be nice to highlight the work and share memories from a couple of our volunteers who are grandparents themselves. These ladies could all agree on one thing: It is better to give than to receive.


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