Charlie the volunteer smiles while sitting in front of a colorful wall outside of the Ronald McDonald House.

Truly a rewarding experience

I retired from a large electric utility company in Southern California in July 2012. I’d had a great career in customer service and sales but I was ready for something...
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“I didn’t want to leave my baby’s side”

After losing two babies in two years, I was not going to leave my newborn daughter’s side. I stayed close to her because of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central...
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Worth Kilcrease black and white portrait

The Old Man and The Mountain

On July 11, I will begin a personal challenge—to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. The 19,340’ summit is the highest peak in Africa and is atop the highest free-standing mountain in the...
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Blackburn family portrait with the son on dad's shoulders outside on a grassy hill.

Turning Pain into Purpose by Emilee Blackburn

March 7, 2016 was a day full of love and joy. During the days leading up to the Tee It Up for Tatum golf tournament, we were working hard to...
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Caylie Brown holding a child's blanket and smiling into camera while sitting up in her hospital bed

“Thanks to My RMHC CTX family, I Refuse to Sink.”

Although I’m only 17 years old, I have been on quite a journey. Six years ago, my journey led me and my family to Ronald McDonald House Charities. When I...
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Collage of three photos: Mom and Dad holding loving holding their baby who is drinking out of a bottle, Baby in NICU hospital bed attached to wires and looking incredibly small, and finally the same baby older, healthier and smiling while sitting up on his own.

Keeping Families Close While Children Get Stronger

After arriving home from visiting family in Kentucky, Amy Gerber’s water broke unexpectedly at 29 weeks. Amy was immediately taken to St. David’s North Austin Medical Center where she was...
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Szeliga Family portrait

More Than A Partnership

There’s no doubt Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas is part of the JE Dunn Construction family. For JE Dunn, being involved with RMHC-CTX goes beyond cooking meals for...
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Grandma, Mom hug while mom holds baby Eli outside the Ronald McDonald House.

RMHC Made a Difference at One of the Worst Times in My Life

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas gave my family the comfort and support we needed to to tackle my child’s cancer. My baby boy was not even two-years-old when...
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Young girl holds her sleeping baby brother in her arms and sits in the lap of the Ronald McDonald statue.

Growing Circle of Support

“I always told my daughter, if you need me, I will be there,” says Benjamin LaSalle. “You take care of two things in life…yourself and your family.” It was March...
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