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Ronald McDonald House Charities West Michigan (RMHC West Michigan) proudly acknowledges the invaluable and selfless contributions of its volunteers in providing care and comfort to families in need. Even during the height of the pandemic, the organization received...
ARTICLE BELOW IS FROM CORP! MAGAZINE Leaders of the Ronald McDonald House (RMH) announced the More Rooms, More Love campaign, a $2 million fundraising effort to expand and renovate the House at 1323 Cedar, NE in Grand Rapids. Funds will be used to add eight additional...
Ronald McDonald House Charities West Michigan partners with Ada for the upcoming Ada Chili and Beer Festival
Grand Rapids, MI – The Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) West Michigan looks forward to their fifth year participating in the Ada Chili and Beer Festival! RMHC West Michigan has been one of two charity recipients of this event since 2018. Over 4500 people attend...
Grand Rapids, MI – Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) West Michigan’s invites families to sign up to volunteer with their children as a summer activity! April 17 – 23 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week and RMCH West Michigan is grateful for its 1000+...
On March 23, 1990, Ronald McDonald House Charities West Michigan (RMHCWM) opened it doors to families with hospitalized children. This year we celebrate 32 years of providing care, comfort, and a free place to stay for families. "Celebrating our 32 year history, as...
A nonprofit that offers care, comfort, and a free place to stay for families with sick children appoints 5 new board members to move the mission forward.
The Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan awards McDonald’s Owner/Operator and Board Member, Keith Berg, with the Hero of the House award.
Since August, the Ronald McDonald House has welcomed 6 sets of twins, 1 set of triplets, 1 set of twin siblings, and are getting ready to welcome quadruplets at the end of September!
The Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan (RMHWM) is thrilled to share with you our 17-room renovation project!
The Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan (RMHWM) is pleased to announce Josh Laramy has joined the Board of Directors as Board Treasurer.
Shelly's story began when she was diagnosed with B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia at just 18 months old. Her parents, Amber and Ricky, were...
Ronald McDonald House Charities West Michigan (RMHCWM) was a lifesaver for the Willmore family who experienced complications during delivery. Their...
“We see the benefit that RMHC gives to families. We know what it’s like to worry about the health of your child” shared Katie.
“When we were discharged from Spectrum, we didn’t know what to do. We didn’t feel comfortable being at home and trying to commute with his respiratory issues. RMHWM is a charity we knew about and never thought we’d need, but they opened their doors to us.”
When Katherine “Kate” Ferguson’s daughter Niviah was accepted into an intensive pediatric program at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, she didn’t know that the Ronald McDonald House was an option. Before finding the RMHWM, Kate thought she would have to sleep in her car.
Ahmiracle’s birth was just that – a miracle – unexpected but welcome. She was born on October 10, 2018, three months early at just 15 oz. Early complications led to an extended stay (198 days) in the NICU at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.
If a room at the Ronald McDonald House was not available, we would have camped out in the NICU. We wanted to spend as much time with our daughter as possible.
Like many second time moms, Lindsey Klastow didn’t expect an emergency C-section at 31 weeks into her pregnancy due to preeclampsia. Not only was she facing recovery from the unplanned surgery but also a long commute between her home in Ludington, MI and Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital where baby Emmitt (born at 1lb. 9oz.) was growing stronger.
“Think of the milestones we would have missed if we couldn’t stay close”, says Nadia as she talks to Chance about their baby Axel.
Imagine hearing that not only does your child have cancer- but it’s such a rare form that it’s only been documented in 135 cases worldwide- or in less than one percent of the population. More rare than being struck by a lightning bolt.