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Family stories, volunteer and donor shout outs, and upcoming events from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Richmond.
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Mission Accomplished
Finding a home miles away from their own

Taliyah and her mom, Morine, came to the Ronald McDonald House this summer from St. Vincent, an island in the Caribbean over 1900 miles away from Richmond, Virginia. As an infant, Taliyah’s eyesight began deteriorating. Morine noticed early on that her daughter would continuously hold objects close to her face in an attempt to see them clearly. When she noticed this pattern, she took her to the doctor. It turned out this was a serious issue and the small island did not have the medical expertise to help Taliyah.

                

Upcoming Events

Lilly Gives Back
AUGUST 13 - Shop the iconic patterns of Lilly Pulitzer and 10% of your sale will benefit RMHC! Visit their newest location at Short Pump Mall on August 13th from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm to shop and enjoy light refreshments! See details.

Dining for a Difference
AUGUST 24 - Enjoy dinner with family and friends at Savory Grain anytime between 5:00 pm and 9:00 pm and 10% of your total bill will be donated to RMHC. Gather a group and make your plans! Join the event on Facebook.


Kendra Scott Grand Opening
SEPTEMBER 15 - Join us for the grand opening party at Short Pump Mall's new Kendra Scott jewelry store. A necklace designed by Katie Whatley, a former guest of the Richmond RMH, will be available for sale and 20% of the proceeds of all purchases will benefit RMHC! Lean more.

Red Shoe Rendezvous
SEPTEMBER 26 & 27, 2016 - Join us for our largest two-day event of the year! Mark your calendars now. Tickets, general details & sponsorship information available here
Superheroes in Action
High school students from across Richmond spent two days volunteering at Richmond's Ronald McDonald House through HandsOn Greater Richmond's Teen Impact program. Students deep cleaned the bedrooms and bathrooms, made boxed lunches for hospital delivery, baked cookies, painted, did yard work, and made small crafts for the house guests.
      
Meet our July Meal Providers
Andress Family · Joe Sudol · Roc Solid Foundation · Tiffany Snyder · Reed Family · Vizdos Family · Stay Strong Virginia · Target · Amore Family · Golden State Foods · Stern Family · Lucretia Anderson · TCSC · Kristi Glass · Hermitage Enterprises · Leigh Harcum · International Junior Miss Scholarship Pageant · KNOW - KPMG Network of Women · DTLR · Banker's Insurance · Trane · Lilly Pulitzer · Pat Smith · Wells Fargo · Amazon · Dottie Woodard · Jessica Puljan · Sarah Moss · CJ's Thumbs Up Foundation ·Cherry Bekaert · Journey Christian Church · Linda Huennekens · Rusnak Family Dentistry · Eagle Fire Inc. · Nealy Family · Derbyshire Baptist Church Youth Group · Jill Magruder · Chris Parks · Ricna Group · Earle Family · The Summit Church · Kenneth Hanks · Sullivan Family ·  Wayne Jennings · Dominion Packaging · Rainbow Station · Tonisha Pitchford · Julie Jones · Fort Lee · Raylene Myers · Laura Ferber · Meg Kelly · Wizov Family

Learn about all of our volunteer opportunities by contacting our Volunteer Manager, Diana Villarreal, at diana@rmhc-richmond.org
Community Spotlight
When Paige Kobza was thinking about where she wanted to complete her Girl Scouts Gold Award, an award that challenges senior girl scouts to change the world, the Ronald McDonald House was the first thought in her mind. Almost ten years ago, when Paige’s brother had to have open heart surgery, her family learned about the Ronald McDonald House in Michigan and have been collecting pop tops and volunteering ever since.

Paige did art projects with children at the house, created personalized thank you cards, and spread the mission of RMHC to other Girl Scout Troops, encouraging them to hold wish list drives and to volunteer. 
                     
Major Gifts (July 1- July 31)
Monetary Gifts over $1,000
  • Bank of America
  • Mr. & Mrs. Tim Bishop
  • Comcast Spotlight
  • Douglas Aquatics
  • Dr. Pepper
  • Franke, Inc.
  • Rainey & Randall Investment Management
  • Ms. Jill Schubert
  • Mr. & Mrs. Doug Welsh
To provide resources for families to keep their children healthy and happy, RMHC relies on the generosity of hundreds of donors. To learn more about our greatest needs, please contact Allison Santos, Director of Development, at allison@rmhc-richmond.org.
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804.355.6517 | rmhc-richmond.org

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