Author: Suzanne

We invite our friends and families to follow an incredible journey. Jordan has been one of our House Heroes with a special love for music. The story of the Cartwright family is one where many cannot imagine the strength it would take to keep their spirits high. Prior to Jordan’s cancer diagnosis the family had…

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Jordan is one of our House Heroes and he is an amazing example of strength and determination. He is also full of kindness and empathy. While being treated at an Edmonton hospital, he made friends with Katy who was going through some similar treatments. Katy wasn’t able to leave the hospital, but Jordan has been letting…

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RMHCNA is using a new robot to demonstrate the powerful effect that digital connections can have on humans’ lives. Thanks to Cybera, Alberta’s not-for-profit technology accelerator, a robot is on loan to the House and has allowed staff, families and House Heroes to interact with colleagues and friends in a more personal way. The robot operates like a video…

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Below Jacqueline Kitzan, the Communications Coordinator for Melcor Developments Ltd., shares her experience in one of our most treasured rooms, the Quilt Room: To this day, I sleep with a blanket that was hand-made just for me. When I’m without it, sleep doesn’t come as easily. My family and lifelong friends will say, “You still have that…

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Our organization survives because of the dedicated Edmonton volunteers who keep our programs and services running and sustainable. The Ronald McDonald House has been in the community for 30 years and every year we see increased numbers of volunteers walk through our doors. We rely on that compassion every day, to support the families in…

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