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Busy but Thankful

by Jane Rose, Volunteer Coordinator “It’s my turn to blog?  But I’m too busy…oh wait…there’s my theme!”  That was my train of thought when I started this. This time of year is so busy for everyone, including all of us … 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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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

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Appreciation comes in all sorts of ways

by Jane Rose Last week was Volunteer Appreciation Week and we tried to convey to our volunteers and interns how much we value what we do.  We gave them a gift, told them how much we value their service…and we … Continue reading

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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

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Back to School

by Jane Rose Most people think of the phrase “back to school” at the end of the summer when a brand new school year starts. But in a college town, it’s appropriate at the start of a new calendar year, … Continue reading

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