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Officers

Harry Van Bavel
President

Business Affiliation

Lawyer at Harrison Pensa LLP

Why I Love RMH

"I love RMH because of its many fine people who  give of themselves to  drive the mission to deliver real comfort and support to the families of sick children"

Lou-Anne Farrell
Past President

Counsel, FPLaw (Ferguson Patterson)

Why I Love RMH

Because it’s such a great place and I love feeling I can help to make just a little bit of difference for families with sick children.

Amanda Mulder
Treasurer

Manager of Risk, Risk and Controls, Individual Customer Finance at London Life 

John Simioni
McDonald's Appointee

McDonald's Owner/Operator 

Why I Love RMH

I love Ronald McDonald House because it is proven to improve the probability of children recovering from life-threatening illness. The ability to have their family and loved ones close to them is exactly what RMHC is able to provide and I am honoured to be on the board of this charity

Carl Edwards
VICE PRESIDENT

Principal, Personal Pension Consulting Inc.

Why I Love RMH

All great organizations have mission and vision statements, and what I love about RMH is that the staff and volunteers live up to those statements every day. Through their caring and commitment, the people of RMH-SWO truly does provide comforting and supportive care, which provides sick children with what they need most - their families.

Anne McNeil
Vice President

Human Resources Manager, Natra Chocolate America

Why I Love RMH

I love RMH because this organization gives back to the community in a way that, as a mom, I feel is important, and the compassionate, caring staff and volunteers inspire me.

Directors

Mike Malleck

Clintar, Owner

Why I Love RMH

In May 2006, my first son Max was born with several complications.  Ronald McDonald House quickly became our home away from home just steps away from Children’s Hospital.  RMHC provided not only a roof over our head and hot meals but also the amazing support of volunteers, staff and the fellow guests that knew exactly what we were going through at the time.  We spent 10 weeks at Ronald McDonald House and the impact this incredible organization had on my family is something I will never forget.  In memory of Max, I will do whatever I can to help carry out the mission of keeping families close at their most trying times.

Barbara Leslie

President - Leslie & Associates Inc. (Retired)

Why I Love RMH

I have experienced first-hand the tremendous positive impact that RMH has on families. It offers support, on many levels, to families at a time they need it most.

 

Samantha Parsons

London Health Sciences Centre & University Hospital

Why I Love RMH

I love that RMH provides comfort, support and love during the most challenging times for families. The moment you walk through the doors at the house and the family room you can feel the energy and comfort from all staff, volunteers and other families who support one another in a home-like environment. It truly is the house that love built.

Rob Reid

McDonald's Owner/Operator 

Why I Love RMH

What I love about RMH is the ability to positively impact the lives of so many families when they are the most vulnerable. 

Laura Emmett

Lawyer, Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP

 

Why I Love RMH

What I love most about the RMH is reflected in one of my first visits to the House. Two sick children were playing together. One said "I'm sick." The other responded "I'm sick too." With that, they went back to playing. That's what RMH is all about. Making kids and families feel comfortable during an incredibly difficult time.

Dave Strano

Operator, Burrito Boyz London/President, Strano Property Management
 

Why I Love RMH

RMH has, is and always will be special to me because of the small and big things they do to keep families together in a happy, loving environment.

Derek Lall

Director, Facilities Management, London Health Sciences Centre

 

Why I Love RMH

I love the RMH for their impact of compassion and support that is delivered through the staff, volunteers each day to families in need during a difficult time. It is great to be apart of this organization.

 

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