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Sculpture Presentation with Country Oaks Garden Club

On Wednesday, Sept. 9, the Country Oaks Garden Club celebrated the culmination of a yearlong philanthropy effort for the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill. The club, which has been active for 27 years, presented the local charity with a sculpture and donation of toys for its newly expanded facility and spent the morning making door decorations for guest rooms …

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Camp Time: Ronald McDonald House visitors get taste of summer camp

By: Katie Jansen June 27, 2015 The Herald-Sun Mellie White has a smile on her face as she paints a wooden door hanger, carefully dabbing pink and green spots with her paintbrush. On her wrist is a hospital bracelet, and in her nose is a tube. She receives all her nutrients through a total parenteral nutrition (TPN), a line hooked …

Therapy dogs bring joy to RMH residents

By: Katie Jansen June 27, 2015 The Herald-Sun Pia, a 5-year-old white Labrador-husky mix, can read. So says her owner, Linda Pattison. She and a 9-year-old yellow Labrador-golden retriever mix named Vinnie can perform a variety of tricks, including waving their front paws in unison. Both dogs are rescues, and both are trained as therapy dogs. Pattison said she has …

Vend Raleigh plans fall conference for mompreneurs to benefit RMH Chapel Hill

By: Sarah Lindfeld Hall WRAL Vend Raleigh, the great local group designed to support, help and connect local mompreneurs, is gearing up for its annual Illuminate conference. The event takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Oct. 2, at the Junior League of Raleigh building. With a keynote speaker and various sessions, it aims to help moms who own …

Carolina Kids Classic Raises More than $113,000 for Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill

June 3, 2015 Raleigh Durham CityBizList Despite a few rain showers throughout the day, dozens of supporters participated in the 27th Annual Carolina Kids Classic charity golf event on June 2 at Finley Golf Course in Chapel Hill. Event organizers report that this year’s Classic raised $113,600 for the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill. Celebrity participants included NBA veterans …

Students make special delivery: Tanglewood Elementary raises $8,745 for RMH

By: Sarah Willets The Robesonian May 14, 2015 LUMBERTON, N.C. — A garden at Chapel Hill’s Ronald McDonald House will be named in honor of Tanglewood Elementary School after students there raised more than $8,700 for the nonprofit. The class that raised the most money delivered an $8,745.92 check on Tuesday, money that was raised over 10 days. According to …

Victory Junction brings fun to Chapel Hill

By: Marissa Bakker The Daily Tar Heel April 19, 2015 For some families, home is where the Ronald McDonald House is — and through a partnership with Victory Junction, the charity can serve families in a new way. The Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill serves 2,200 families yearly, providing cost-free housing to families with seriously ill or injured children. …

Victory Junction Partners with Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill

Charlotte Raleigh Citybizlist Victory Junction, a year-round camping environment for children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses, has partnered with Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill to provide camp-like activities to residents and their families once a month. Through Victory Junction’s Reach program, in partnership with the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation, a team of volunteers and staff will bring …

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Moore to help nonprofit 25 years after transplant

By: Wil Petty The-Dispatch of Davidson County April 13, 2015 When Davidson County resident Amanda Moore was born 25 years ago, it was unknown how her future would turn out. Within 9 months of birth, she had several surgeries and a transplant within her liver. “Amanda was born with a liver disease called biliary atresia,” said her mother, Shannon Moore. …

Storybook Gala Raises More Than $144K for Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, N.C. – More than 300 guests enjoyed food, festivities and entertainment at the Carolina Club on March 21 as the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill held its Third Annual Storybook Gala. This year’s theme of “A Whole New World” featured Aladdin-inspired decorations, characters and food. The event grossed more than $144,000. At the Storybook Gala, guests had …