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Sweet and Joyful Moments at Work

August 1st, 2017

I’m not going to lie, sometimes my job is really, really hard- not the actual tasks involved, but the enormity of the tasks before me.   The energy in the House is often palatable and my tender heart sometimes breaks along with the families who are suffering.  And then there are days that make my heart sing. First thing Monday morning…

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Family Meal Program

July 27th, 2017

 Assisting in the Family Meal Program is a great way to help the families at RMHC by volunteering your time and talents. There are four options in which you can participate in, from Snacks from Scratch to Family Dinner! These programs ease the financial burden on our families and help them have more time to focus on their children.The goal…

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Do What You Love, Love What You Do

July 25th, 2017

“If you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life.” My dad introduced me to this quote early on in college when I was still trying to figure out my career path. I had always wanted to work for my dad’s company, but after volunteering in an orphanage in Peru, I realized that I wanted…

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RMHC Staff Blog Post – Marlene Bruno

July 18th, 2017

I recently had the opportunity to go through an accumulation of old House materials and was amazed by all of the memories and reflections that came flooding at me.  I have been a staff member since 2000 so I have witnessed many changes and improvements to the House over the years – people have come and gone, events have come…

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Family Movie Night!

July 13th, 2017

Grab some popcorn! Ronald McDonald House has family flicks for RMHC families to watch, every Wednesday in the Family Gathering Room. Munch on some warm freshly popped popcorn from our very own popcorn machine, while getting cozy with some warm blankets on the comfy couches. This all will help you to get lost in your favorite princess movie or fight…

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Newborn Bag Program

July 11th, 2017

A newborn baby is a miracle that deserves celebration.  It’s a time to shower the new baby with  love, snuggles, and gifts.  At the Ronald McDonald House Charities Eastern Wisconsin, our newborns are welcomed in all shapes and sizes, from preemies to full-term babies with life-threatening illnesses. We help our families celebrate this exciting time by surprising parents with a…

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Kids Can Cook

July 6th, 2017

Have you ever heard the phrase don’t play with your food? At RMHC the House is helping families come together and expand their culinary skills by letting them play with food while cooking healthy options with the House program called, Kids Can Cook.  Kids Can Cook happens once a month in one of our nine kitchens where a special food…

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We Celebrate RMHC’s 1,000 Hour Club

July 4th, 2017

We are proud to say that we have 8 volunteers that have been serving at the Ronald McDonald House since our doors opened in 1984. We will be celebrating our 33rd anniversary this year and the changes and improvements that this group has witnessed to meet the ever-changing needs of our families is impressive. In 2016, we established the 1,000…

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Extra blog posts this morning!

July 3rd, 2017

Hello RMHC Blog Subscribers! Thank you so much for taking the time to read our blog posts each week- we love sharing updates about the House with you! This morning, several blog posts from 2013 were re-published in error, as we are making changes to our website. If you got an email update or saw the posts on our website,…

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Dig Life in the Secret Garden

June 30th, 2017

The sounds of the multi-level Healing Waters, birds splashing there, the whiz of hummingbirds, the rustle of leaves and grasses, all tune us into the world of nature. Smelling Hosta blossoms and roses along the paths, finding a sprig of Apple Mint or “Phenomenal” Lavender makes us hold our heads up high in appreciation of the moment. Some garden aromas…

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