When asked how the Lakeshore Firefighters Association came to raise such amazing support for Ronald McDonald House Charities Southwestern Ontario, firefighter Andre Marentette…Read More
Mchappy Day 2017 Our House is Your House Look who you are helping when you support families who need to stay close with RMHC-SWO. RMH London, RMH Windsor and our Family…Read More
When you first see Joelle Karam and her mother Jeanne Nahal sitting comfortably on the couch, heads close together, in Ronald McDonald House Windsor’s family room,…Read More
When your children go through a serious illness, even years after they have been home and well, there are some things you won’t forget. It may have been almost 9 years…Read More
Marc-André Raymond and Jean-François Gendron had a beautiful home, were passionate about their careers and seemed complete in many ways, but something was missing…Read More
It was just a normal Monday… I was 38 weeks pregnant and going in for my regular OB check-up at my local hospital in Hanover, Ontario. We were looking forward…Read More
On June 30th, 2015, Colleen and J.R. Manning found themselves at the hospital experiencing a world of unknown. After just giving birth to their son Samuel, the Mannings began…Read More
It was only a year ago. Our family was caught up in the magical festivities of the season. We were expecting it to be a very a special Christmas. We had just moved into a…Read More
We are so thankful to have families share their experiences at RMH London with others to help raise awareness for how we help families with sick kids. Below, a family from…Read More
Allison and Jon Pilon became familiar with RMHC-SWO this past February when their son Ian was born 5 weeks premature and needed care in the NICU. It was a very difficult…Read More
Hello, I’m here to talk to you today about how the Ronald McDonald House has had an effect on our family. In 2006 my brother Jonas was unexpectedly sent to Sick…Read More
We came to Ronald McDonald House London around Christmas of 2011. My wife, Sue, had been a patient in the Children's Hospital in London for the previous 6.5 weeks in…Read More
A smile can light up a room, and baby Desta has been lighting up our entire House with hers! Staying at RMH London with her parents since November, Desta has shared a smile…Read More
November 12, 2015 Gage Holm, age 2, is on Day 30 of his treatment for Leukemia. That small statement has such huge impact for the Holm family from Kitchener. It means…Read More
Chase needed a new kidney, fast. His symptoms from Alport Syndrome were not under control and a transplant was his best chance for drastically improving his quality of life…Read More
If you could use one word to describe your child, what would it be? Ken Jacques would say “fighter” best defines his 18 year old son, Clayton, who was born in…Read More
On Canada Day 2015, Team McGrath came to RMH London to decorate and provide Dinner at Our House for guest families. The volunteering experience was especially meaningful…Read More
Stella Vlad was born at 24 weeks, making 2.5 year old Jake a big brother earlier than expected. Carla and Jason had to work out a plan for being near Stella in London&rsquo…Read More
Emma Walsh spent 63 days in London Children’s Hospital as an inpatient after her family saw that her eating disorder was more than they could handle at home in Sarnia…Read More
It is a shock that most parents don’t even want to think about; Jennifer and Greg Oslund had taken their son, Evan, to their doctor for a sprained ankle – he…Read More
Rene Rodriguez and Yuri Coto-Jimenez have a beautiful family, but Rene is a little outnumbered! With three girls running around, Rene's life is full of Hello Kitty, princesses…Read More
Waking up with a raspy cough usually means one thing…you have a cold. That is exactly what Margaret and Frank Neufeld thought when their 4 year old son Nathan had…Read More
In 2014, Rudy was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Within the course of a week, he went from the open spaces and freedom of a cottage vacation to being confined…Read More
An Early Holiday Gift ... The Ouellettes were thrilled when they found out they were expecting their fist child. With a son due on December 31st, the family was prepared…Read More
The Zondervans are definitely part of the RMH family! Staying with us for not just one, but two of their children. Parents Adam and Angela can't stress enough the importance…Read More
Married in 2011, Brittany and Mike Caravaggio had met in high school, fallen in love and were the epitome of what we like to call high school sweethearts. After their wedding…Read More
Lying in the delivery room moments after giving birth, Amanda was told by the doctor that her son Reed was a happy, healthy baby. Waiting with husband Ryan, and excited for…Read More
The Lane Family stayed at our House when Elliot was just 5 days old. Finding comfort in being close to their son, the family would spend long hours in the hospital and found…Read More
Tyler was a precious little baby, but oh boy was he little! Born prematurely at 27 weeks, he weighed just 2 lbs 4 oz. Experiencing preemie complications, Tyler required major…Read More
Ronald McDonald House Southwestern Ontario is very fortunate to have a number of supporters who dedicate their time to contributing to the well being of the families who…Read More
Hi. My name is Jorie Elliott. I am a grade 10 student from Kincardine, Ontario where I live with my mom (Sheryl), dad (Jeff) and my eighteen year old brother, Jarrett. I…Read More
A young girl with a passion for sports, a celebrity crush, and a fear of spiders, you would never know 15 year old Breanna Van Watteghem has overcome more challenges than…Read More
Every mother wants to hear her baby is healthy, but what happens when mom feels like something is wrong? This is what happened to Kim Vander Schelde after she gave birth…Read More
Tracy Teeter spent her first night of motherhood in a different city from her newborn twins, Skyler and Mikayla. Moments after their difficult birth, the baby girls were…Read More
Our three programs, RMH London, RMH Windsor and the RM Family Room London were able to provide supportive services to 2,789 families with sick kids.
RMH London and RMH Windsor provided 13,394 nights of comfort to 1,202 families, close to their seriously ill children.
With the support of 254 volunteer kitchen groups, we have been able to provide 1,619 meals - from breakfast to lunch to dinner - giving families more time with their sick children.
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