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Free Printable Activities for Kids

These days, many families are going through challenging times. Our lives have all been disrupted, and we know some children are struggling to adjust to missing school and their friends. In times like these, family connections are more important than ever. That’s why we’re inviting you to brighten a child’s day when you download and

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COVID-19 Brings Changes to Meals and Family Room Programs

Due to the recent restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had to cancel both our Meals from the Heart and Family Room programs. Unfortunately for our guests, this means that they will no longer receive a hot, prepared dinner at the House, nor will they be able to stop by the Family Room at the

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Celebrating 50 Years of the Shamrock Shake

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the McDonald’s Shamrock Shake! Did you know that in 1974, sales from the shake helped to build the very first Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia?! The mission began when the daughter of a Philadelphia Eagles player was being treated for Leukemia. Together with with a local McDonald’s Owner

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Hearts of Hope Participators

AllState Bedford Primary School Coke Consolidated Commonwealth Home Health Store Covington Schools – Amanda Burns Fairview Elementary School Franklin County High School Gilbert Linkous Elementary School- Blacksburg, Virginia The Great 611 Steak Company Hollins University Humana Agents Liberty High School- Baseball Team Montgomery County High School – Craig Hixon North Cross Lower School Roanoke Valley

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Meet Gunner

We believe keeping families close to their child during a hospital stay is essential to their wellbeing.  It’s hard to explain what families go through and how simply having a place to stay makes a difference so we’ll just share Amber’s story and introduce you to Gunner. “Gunner has a slew of diagnosis. I believe

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Latest Love-a-Room Sponsor

Ronald McDonald House of Southwest Virginia is proud to have Queen of Virginia Skill & Entertainment as our latest Love-a-Room Sponsor. What a wonderful way to spread the love by helping families have a comfortable bed to come Home to after long days at the hospital!  

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From our 2018 Annual Report a story of Love & Family

We are honored to share this heartwarming story of courage, hope, and love in our 2018 Annual Report.

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Greeted with hugs, gifts, and so much love…

A Family story in their own words. By: Cayley Pritt Thank you to the Roanoke VA Ronald McDonald House!! On February 25th we drove from Athens West Virginia to Roanoke Virginia for a routine procedure at the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Isabella had to be sedated to have an MRI to check her optic nerves

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Day 35 of 35 Days of Giving – 35 Reasons to Give

Join us May 5, 2-5pm for a grand celebration of our 35th Anniversary  

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Day 34 of 35 Days of Giving – 35 Reasons to Give

Rock a Tee Day! Go to our Facebook page and post your pictures wearing your Rock a Tee. Or email to and Stephanie will post for you. Now get Rocking! (Shirts are still available)    

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