Happy National Nonprofit Day! Here at the Ronald McDonald House, we are happy to do our work in a community so vibrant with nonprofits and helpers. We are convinced that good work is happening every day in the Fargo-Moorhead area and are so grateful to be part of this nonprofit landscape. Continue reading
“We have been at the hospital for almost 12 hours and it seems like a lifetime. I just looked in on Sara and she looks so beautiful and peaceful laying in her crib. She has been so brave and good considering all of the poking, prodding and sticking with needles they have done to her. I almost feel guilty because she is braver than I am. Sometimes she just lays in her crib, eyes wide open, laying so still. What could she be thinking about? Is there a remote chance she knows what is ahead and isn’t afraid? How come I am more afraid than I have ever been in my whole life?” -Bev McAllister, December 1978 journal excerpt Continue reading
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Beta, therapy dog, and her handler, Nicole, visit the Ronald McDonald House twice a month to provide comfort, joy and support to families staying at the House. Continue reading
This past July is one that I will remember for a long time! On July 11th, we broke ground on our new Ronald McDonald House in Fargo. This long-awaited day couldn’t have been sweeter and we were so glad to be joined by over 150 supporters, donors, and volunteers.
What an exciting few months it has been here at RMHC! We are so excited to finally announce that we are building RMHC! Our Board of Directors and staff have been working hard to make our long-time dream of a new Ronald McDonald House a reality. This new house will allow us to address some areas of need with our two current locations and help even more families with critically-ill children for years to come. We are so grateful to the donors that have committed to keeping families close in the future. Continue reading
We are nearly halfway through March and have only just now been able to catch our breath to reflect on February. The month was full, bringing so much good to the Ronald McDonald House! Our two main events, Giving Hearts Day and the Sweetheart Ball, kept us busy.
Beta is a 6 year old Siberian Husky that is a rescue dog and has been trained as a therapy dog since 2014. Last August, Beta started regular visits twice a month with both RMHC houses to see families who stay. The families are welcomed to come and interact with the dog if they are interested!
“She has blood on her brain” are terrifying words a mother never wants to hear. The emergency room team prepared Talia for the helicopter ride to Fargo, Michelle and Alfonso Hay immediately got in their car to drive the 80 miles from Grand Forks to Fargo.
Talia Hay started her 7th day of her freshman year of high school walking down the hall to class. All of a sudden her head started pounding with excruciating pain. When she got to the nurse’s office, Talia became unresponsive and incoherent. She was rushed by ambulance to the hospital in Grand Forks. After a CT scan, they found Talia had blood on her brain. She needed a specialist. In Fargo.
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