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Celebrating 40 Years

Celebrating 40 Years of Serving Families Providing hope, love, and comfort since 1984 Giving families with a sick child what they need most – each other. On May 5, 2024, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Virginia (RMHC-SWVA) celebrates its 40th Anniversary!  Since opening its does in 1984, the Ronald McDonald House in Roanoke has

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40 Years of Gratitude at RMHC-SWVA

As November unfurls its golden hues and the aroma of Thanksgiving feasts wafts through the crisp autumn air, it’s a time for reflection and gratitude. In this season of giving thanks, there’s no better story to share than that of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Virginia (RMHC). RMHC will be celebrating its 40th

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Virginia: Supporting Families and Making a Difference

As August arrives, signaling the end of summer and the beginning of a new school year, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Virginia (RMHC-SWVA) stands ready to continue to support families in need. This incredible organization provides a loving and nurturing environment for families with sick children, ensuring they can stay close to the care

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Teed up for a Cause

What’s better than a beautiful day with 18 holes of golf? What about 18 holes of golf for a great cause. In the beautiful region of Southwest Virginia, the standout event, “The Classic Golf Tournament,” has made significant strides in supporting Ronald McDonald House. In 2022, Ronald McDonald House Charities celebrated their 30th Annual RMHC-SWVA

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Summer Memories

“I love how summer just wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket.”  – Kellie Elmore Summer – what a wonderful season of memories and celebrations. Summer includes outdoor festivals and concerts, wilderness hikes and bonfires, farmer’s markets and evening walks, celebrations with sparklers and camping under the stars, dancing in sprinklers and cannon

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39 Years of Heroes

RMHC-SWVA is Celebrating 39 Years of Heroes! Will you be a HERO to these brave Little Heroes? If you would like to support our 39th birthday campaign with a generous gift today, you’ll come to these little heroes’ rescue by offering them and their family members as a loving place to stay while they continue

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Superheroes

Superheroes come in all shapes and sizes.  When you hear the word “hero,” capes and superpowers may come to mind. Though, when we think of heroes, we’re reminded of the brave children staying at our House who fight critical illness far from home. During the month of May, we are going to celebrate two types

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Hope, Love and RMHC-SWVA

Hope and Love – two of the key foundations of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Virginia’s mission.  This year, they are also the key messages tied to our Rock-A-Tee fundraiser. Hope grows here, and families remain close to their children, and the medical care they need. Love radiates here, and families know that

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The Purdy Family

Written by Nicole Purdy, Kailen’s Mom (03-15-2023) My name is Nicole, and my husband is Jeff. Our son Kailen arrived after a three-day hospital stay and hard labor. Very shortly after that he was taken to the NICU at Carilion Memorial. We had no idea how long he would need to stay and still were

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The Month of Hearts

February is the month of love- or hearts! For Ronald McDonald House Charities, February is all about hearts. Hearts represent so much more than just love – they represent hope, community, support, and family. The heart in our logo is a reflection of the love and compassion at the core of our mission. Our House

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