Ronald McDonald House needs its superheroes

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By Larry Mathieson, CEO: Ronald McDonald House® Southern Alberta and Ronald McDonald House® Central Alberta

At Ronald McDonald House, we often think of the children who stay at our House as superheroes. We know all too well the tremendous struggles they go through and face them with courage and a resilience that baffles most adults. However, there are some other individuals who are superheroes, and without their support, we could not provide the warm and caring environment that we do for seriously ill children and their families. These superheroes are the people in our community who give their time, expertise and resources to make a difference for our families.

This year, one of the families who volunteers for our Calgary House won the Propellus Calgary Volunteer Family Award. In their own truly humble fashion, when they were accepting the award they wanted to speak mostly about all the other volunteers…

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