Author: Lianne

As a Mom of two little boys working at RMHNA the impact our community has on our families is so poignant. I see the tired parents warmed by the meals prepared. I get to be part of the excitement when a child takes a toy from the magic room. Right now though our families need diapers.…

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December is my favorite month. There is so much excitement, a sense of community and a bit of magic. One of our amazing volunteers, Melsha Shea, coordinates our Christmas Concierge. In the lead up to Christmas the Christmas Concierge organized a magical experience for our parents. Toys were assembled to resemble a toy store. Wrapping…

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Legacy giving is a wonderful way to support Ronald McDonald House® Northern Alberta. For many donors, it is an important step in their estate planning. By including charitable gifts in your estate you may lower or eliminate taxes payable upon your death. Legacy giving supports the families that stay at RMHNA through our programing, such as…

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Today a family that has had a special place in my heart is going home. I’m not sure if we bonded over coffee strong, the love of gardening or having three-year-old boys, but this family has always inspired me. I have had the distinct joy of watching their beautiful daughter recover and seeing her grow into…

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This week Jim Hole, gardening extraordinaire or as one of our House grandmas excitedly exclaimed ‘The Sidney Crosby of gardening’, came to put a garden in for the House; a place where the kids could dig in the dirt, watch the corn grow and learn about where our food comes from. Having two boys, it…

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RMH holds a special place in my heart. As a child I fell out of a window and spent what seemed like a long time at the hospital. My parents were early on in their careers and could hardly afford the cost of a hotel for the duration of my stay. They stayed at the…

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