The first Ronald McDonald House opened more than 40 years ago (1974) in Philadelphia when Dr Audrey Lane at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia saw a need for short-term lodging near the hospital for families of cancer patients. Since then, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Inc. (RMHC) – a public charity under both the IRS Code […]
For most, the holiday season is filled with parties, shopping, laughter and joy — but Ronald McDonald House Charities® Southern & Central Alberta families are experiencing the season much differently. Everything is on hold — including celebrating the holidays — while our families wait patiently at their child’s bedside far from home and hope for good […]
Written by: Carie Stock, Executive Director of Helping Families Handle Cancer We received a tour of the house last December, and in doing so, we found out that the House had a cooking program where groups or businesses could come in and cook for all the families that were staying there. Immediately the Helping Families team wanted […]
Cold and flu season is upon us! Your family may likely experience a cold, flu or some combination of the two. We asked one of our nurse’s on the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile® to tell us what the difference is between a cold and flu and some ways you can prepare your family this season. What […]
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