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Happy Volunteer Appreciation Week!

April 27th, 2017

When you take a minute to ask our volunteers why they choose the Ronald McDonald House to be the place they donate their time and talents, you’ll get a variety of answers. Some say after they retired they felt a need to do something more, some feel fulfilled by giving back to an organization that once helped them or a…


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Virtual House Tour

April 20th, 2017

For those of you who have not had the opportunity to visit, here are some of our favorite spots in “The House that Love Built®.” From our newly renovated guest kitchens to the Magic Room, our House has beautiful spaces designed to best serve our guest families. Here are the highlights. Great Room Upon entering our House and making your…


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National Pet’s Day!

April 13th, 2017

Yesterday, we celebrated National Pet Day by reflecting on our furry friends and their wonderful handlers who bring joy to the House during our Pet Therapy program. When families come to stay at the Ronald McDonald House, they miss the comforts and familiarity of their own homes, including the pets they often have to leave behind. We are able to…


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If These Walls Could Talk

March 24th, 2017

My name is Jessica Greb and I am the Director of Operations at Ronald McDonald House Charities Eastern WI (RMHC).  My primary role is to care for any facility related situation that may arise on a daily basis while ensuring the RMHC property is safe and accessible for all family guests, visitors, volunteers, and staff at all times.  Many days…


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Special Edition Blog: Today Spring Arrived!

March 20th, 2017

Today spring arrived! At 5:29 am the sun crossed the celestial equator marking the special moment of the Vernal Equinox. The sun rose at 6:55 am and will set at 7:04 pm, giving us almost equal hours of daylight and night time. This is the time to identify due east and due west. Note where the sun rises and sets…


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Hello from McNugget

March 17th, 2017

I had an awesome day on Wednesday! It started with a bath, which wasn’t so awesome, but then a car ride. Mom said that we were going to see some kids and that I have to be on my best behavior. She picked me up and put me in the car. I snuggled into my car seat. Away we went. It…


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Our Magic Room

March 9th, 2017

At the RMHC Eastern Wisconsin, there is one room of the House always filled with hopeful and joyful smiles. Tucked away in a corner of the lower level is the Magic Room, where a little yellow token goes a long way. Upon their arrival at RMHC Eastern Wisconsin, each child in a guest family is given a token which grants them…


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The Power of a Pop Tab

March 2nd, 2017

Hello everyone! My name is Sophia Lococo and I am the new Community Outreach & Auction Coordinator for the Ronald McDonald House Charities Eastern Wisconsin. Before starting full-time in January, I interned for 6+ months at the House as the Special Events/Development Intern, and then joined the team part-time during my final semester of college at Marquette University. It was…


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An Appreciation for our Volunteers

February 16th, 2017

Last week I had the opportunity to shadow a shift of volunteers to see what they do. I knew that volunteers were integral in keeping the House clean and everything running smoothly, but I was not sure about what each volunteer group did. I was excited to take a more hands-on role in the House and to see what my…


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Chef’s Dinner 2017: David Kapic’s Remarks

February 9th, 2017

On Monday, RMHC Eastern Wisconsin held the 31st Annual Chef’s Dinner, where renowned Milwaukee chefs came together to create a delicious six course meal with expertly paired wine. Guests indulged in a delectable dining experience and participated in a silent auction that benefitted families who stay at the House. During the event, David Kapic spoke about his experience staying at…


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