Author: Megan

There are so many ways to raise funds for the House. Here are just a few of our recent fundraisers in Grande Prairie: The Home & Garden Show collected over $500 for RMHCNA. Pro West donates $100 from each furnace sale to RMHCNA. United Rentals collected donations, books, and pajamas during their annual campaign to…

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The Magic Room is a place of celebration at the Ronald McDonald House. It’s where House Heroes find hope and comfort, and yes… a little bit of magic. To bring that same magic to families in the Peace Region we opened a Magic Room in Grande Prairie. Thank you Wendi Nordell for donating your time…

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The Ronald McDonald House in Edmonton runs on the kindness of the community, and that kindness reaches further than the physical community surrounding the House. At our office in Grande Prairie we see just how ready the Peace Region community is to support families in crisis. Here are just two of our Community Champions from the Peace…

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Many families that come to stay at the Ronald McDonald House in Edmonton are from Northern Alberta, especially the Peace Region and Grande Prairie areas. Since opening our remote office in Grande Prairie we have been able to stay connected to families once they return home, and also raise funds for the House. We’d like to…

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Christmas is a time of wonder and magic, especially when you’re surrounded by family and friends creating memories to carry within our hearts as we journey through life. Christmas can also be a time of stress and worry; a time of financial strain which, when living with a sick child, is often compounded with so…

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Close to 50% of families who stay at our House come from Northern Alberta, which is why we opened an office in Grande Prairie. Expanding our reach into the regions that we serve has had a huge impact on our families, volunteers, and donors. This past month we saw an immense amount of kindness from…

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We are so grateful to have the support of our surrounding communities, and some of our biggest champions come from kids just like our House Heroes. As of the end of the school year, the Kennedy Elementary School in Grimshaw, AB, brought in just over 35 pounds of pop tabs, which we recycle to raise funds for…

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On June 2, 2016, over 150 people came together in Grande Prairie, Alberta, to support Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Alberta at our annual Charity Golf Classic. The community raised almost $110,000 to help keep families close. The winner of the WestJet Raffle grande prize was Dave Jorgenson from Good to Go Oilfield. Congratulations Dave!

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Kindness is a universal language: it can be felt, heard and seen in any culture among all mankind. Kindness shows itself in some of life’s darkest times and is often the glimmer of light that gives hope to those feeling a sense of hopelessness, gives love to those feeling empty and gives a virtual hug…

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Colin and Leona Dixon have been strong RMHCNA supporters here in Grande Prairie, especially of our Shoot for the House event. Colin is a long time resident of Valleyview, Alberta, who started building his dream gun range on his farm three years go. After seeing the success of Shoot for the House and how the Wapiti…

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