Category Archives: Ronald McDonald House

Christmas at Ronald McDonald House – KXAN Story

By Carolyn Schwarz KXAN visited Ronald McDonald House Charities of Austin and Central Texas on Christmas Eve and learned how RMHC eases the burden for families with critically ill or injured children. Thanks to all who donated items this holiday … Continue reading

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Rain, Ice or Snow – We Will Run!

By Carolyn Schwarz At Ronald McDonald House Charities of Austin and Central Texas we meet families every day who are fighting – fighting because their child is facing illness or injury and is in the hospital or in treatment at … Continue reading

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Lights of Love – Come Join the Fun!

by Jane Rose, Volunteer Coordinator Dec. 6 is the big night!  And it’s coming up soon!!! We need more volunteers to come help make this year’s Lights of Love the best ever!  We still need some help during the week … Continue reading

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What if it were my kid? What if it were yours?

by Claire Mathias Ten years ago, my son was born with a hole in his heart. I will never forget the cardiologist’s visit in the hospital. He listened to my son’s heart, put his large hand over my baby’s tiny … Continue reading

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Getting in the Holiday Spirit

by Lexi Riemer Trick-or-treat!  Although it’s the end of October, in the Development Office it feels like Halloween, Christmas and Hannukah arrived at the same time this year. In addition to all the preparation that goes into our signature holiday … Continue reading

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Tumfork and Wuv

by Claire Mathias First, a few definitions: Tumfork (tuhm-fohrk) Chemmlish for “comfort.”  Chemmlish (ch pronounced as in “chicken”) A language developed by my mother and her sister – Sallie and Enid Cheavens (rhymes with heavens). Wuv (wuhv)  A warmer, fuzzier version of … Continue reading

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Enjoying Goodbye

by Derrick Lesnau You don’t often hear of people referring to a “goodbye” as inherently good. “Good” is spelled out in the word, but more often than not, a goodbye is associated with a sense of loss or separation, no matter how … Continue reading

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