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Our hearts say Spring but the weather says Winter

April 8th, 2016

1,000 Dutch Master daffodils have been blooming since March 21st in the heart shaped garden as you come up the driveway to the Ronald McDonald House. They are stalwart, resilient, strong and beautiful. They have withstood wind, hail, sleet, snow and rain. The temperatures have been near 70 degrees on a few days and below freezing on others. Their sunny…

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Hope, Promise and Surprise in RMHC Secret Garden

December 21st, 2015

A walk through the Secret Garden on a sunny December day will bring you hope, promises and surprises! If there is snow the structure of plants will be highlighted, the time of day will bring a particular glow of color.

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December 7th, 2015

On Tuesday, December 1, RMHC participated in a global day dedicated to giving! Following the very popular Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season by encouraging individuals, communities and organizations around the world to come together to celebrate giving. The event is strongly supported by social media, serving as a platform to raise awareness and inspire…

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A Home for the Holidays

November 30th, 2015

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!” Those familiar Christmas song lyrics were the first thing that came to mind when I walked through RMHC doors and into the Great Room. And if walking into the House was a pleasant surprise for me, imagine how great the families must have felt when they saw all of the holiday decorations…

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A Day of Thanks

November 23rd, 2015

Thanksgiving for many of us marks the official beginning of the holiday season.

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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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