Category Archives: Volunteers

RMHC Austin in the Spotlight

by Lexi Riemer Have you heard about I Live Here, I Give Here? I Live Here, I Give Here is an organization that aims to deepen and expand the culture of personal philanthropy by inspiring Central Texans to invest more money … 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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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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Happy Birthday, Ingrid!

by Paula Duke Isn’t she adorable?  Don’t you just want to grab those cheeks?!?! Meet my sweet friend, Ingrid. 🙂  She is about to be one! You’d never know from this picture that she spent 47 days in the NICU at Dell Children’s Hospital. While she … 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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Award Winning Volunteer!

by Paula Duke Congratulations to one of our Family Room volunteers, Angela Andrews, on her Humanitarian Award given by her employer, Amplify Credit Union. Angela’s 40 volunteer hours (at the time) qualified her for this award, which also came with a

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