Author: Christie

As a primary caregiver of a medically fragile child, it’s taken me almost 3 years (all of my daughters life) to truly understand the importance of ‘self-care’ and how healing it can be. It always seemed as though there was never enough hours in a day to get every thing done – meaning I would…

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Last Thursday I got to participate in the grand opening of Ronald McDonald House’s new space, Time For You. This amazing room was sponsored by KDM Management and First General were the contractors. The Time For You room is set up for hairdressers, but can also accommodate massages, manicures, and pedicures. Both of the hairdressers on hand…

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KDM Management came to the House on May 9 and treated our mothers to a day they won’t forget. It was filled with cotton candy, snow cones, love and a little magic! The children went shopping for their mothers at a special gift station. The gifts were then beautifully wrapped by the KDM staff. They then headed over to another…

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On Monday night we had an amazing salon come in to our House who looked after 20 of our guests. It was such a wonderful evening full of smiles and many giggles. We had one little girl that had her very first haircut that night. Her mom was on the verge of tears, but her…

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We had some wonderful folks from our community come in and provide haircuts and manicures for our families. While that may seem frivolous to some, the difference that it made for these families was huge. Seeing the little girls sit so proudly to get there nails done like big girls was so sweet and watching the…

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Our Shuttle program began in October serving families only on Tuesdays and Thursdays. On February 4, we will start running the program Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Having driven the Shuttle, I have seen the difference that it makes in the lives of the families that are staying at the House and have connected with…

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RMHNA is looking for drivers for our new shuttle program. The shuttle safely and conveniently transports families from RMHNA to the Stollery Children’s Hospital and back Monday through Friday. Volunteers drive the RMHNA minivan and are added to our insurance policy when approved. If you are not able to volunteer, we are also looking for…

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