Category Archives: Jan

Creating Community for Families – and for Each Other

by Jan Gunter After six and a half wonderful, challenging and inspiring years at Ronald McDonald House Charities, I have accepted a new position as the Communications and Community Relations Director for the Salvation Army in Austin. I am excited to … Continue reading

Posted in Jan, Ronald McDonald House Charities | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Our newly designed website: the Why and the How of it

by Jan Gunter This week we launched our newly redesigned website, and we are thrilled that it is finally live! Please check it out and let us know what you think! It has been months in the making, and as … Continue reading

Posted in Jan, Ronald McDonald House Charities | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

How to Host a Media Open House

by Jan Gunter We held our first media open house this week at the Ronald McDonald House. Since it was our first, we were making it up as we went and of course checking to see how other folks have … Continue reading

Posted in Jan, Ronald McDonald House, Ronald McDonald House Charities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Nicholas stopped by today

by Jan Gunter Today we had a treat when Nicholas and his mom came by to see us. They were at the clinic for Nicholas’ treatment. He’s doing great, as you can see, and he stopped to play in the … Continue reading

Posted in Jan, Kids & Families | Leave a comment

Local job club helps RMHC Austin launch new campaign

By Jan Gunter It takes a village to get everything done here at Ronald McDonald House Charities, and today at our Board of Directors Meeting, we highlighted a couple of our volunteers from Leap to Success, a project club of Launch … Continue reading

Posted in Jan, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Thank you | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Your Donation Stays Local

by Jan Gunter When you donate to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Austin and Central Texas – see our spiffy new “Donate Now” button to the right? – your donation stays local to help families facing pediatric medical crisis in Austin hospitals. Did … Continue reading

Posted in Jan, Ronald McDonald House Charities | Leave a comment

Trinidad family finds unexpected hospitality at the Ronald McDonald House

by Jan Gunter When doctors in Trinidad were unable to successfully treat 14-year-old Thalia Khan’s seizures, they referred the family to Dell Children’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. The family had expected to stay in a hotel when they arrived in Austin, … Continue reading

Posted in Jan, Ronald McDonald House, Ronald McDonald House Charities | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment