Keeping Families

Partners in Care: McDonald’s Legacy of Community Support


Most of us need the same basic elements to get ourselves motivated for a successful day – a solid night’s rest, a clear plan for the day and likely a great cup of coffee. For what was to become Arizona’s first Ronald McDonald House back in 1980, the plan for success was no different – […]

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Tim Medcoff: A Leader to Build on Our Legacy


  Rylin, Tim, Lori & Keegan Medcoff Board President Tim Medcoff likes to say that “he’s only as good as the people around him.” And this year, he’s also paying tribute to those who came before him. Tim understands that the early founders and board members of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Arizona created […]

Read More | Support System: Arizona Gives Day Is More Important Than Ever


This article was originally published on on March 25, 2021 Written by Kate MaGuire Jensen, President & CEO This time last year, few could have imagined the devastation the COVID pandemic would unleash on the world. Twelve months later, with millions of people receiving the vaccine and daily stats showing mostly positive signs, you […]

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RMHC Receives AED from the Steven M. Gootter Foundation


We are pleased to announce that we have recently received an AED (automated external defibrillator) from the Steven M. Gootter Foundation. Since 2009, the Foundation has donated and distributed hundreds of AEDs to schools, police and sheriff departments, places of worship, recreation and public places throughout Southern Arizona. Should the need every arise, this generous, […]

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Exciting News Out of Chicago


Exciting news out of Chicago yesterday! We are part of an international organization, now operating in 65 countries and regions. We maintain a close relationship with our colleagues in the “Global” office in Chicago and colleagues around the world. We learned yesterday that Sheila Musolino, RMHC Global President & CEO, will be retiring in December, […]

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The Robinsons: Up for the Challenge


The Robinsons love spending time with each other. They love solving problems together, too, and are good at it. Be it jigsaw puzzles, escape rooms or wedding planning: Rick, Kathryn, Amanda, and Amanda’s fiancé Josh enjoy every chance to tackle a problem together. So, when presented with the opportunity to help solve problems for families […]

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On the Road Again


On Monday, June 1, the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile hit the road for the first time in over two months. Its first stop? Benson, Arizona. For many Cochise County families, the closest dental office can be more than 45 minutes away. These families rely on the Care Mobile for checkups, cleanings, and other procedures. One […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Sew Much Love


What happens when two wildly talented quilters team up for a cause? They create up to 80 unique, work-of-art quilts to donate to the Ronald McDonald House and Quilts of Valor every year. Mary (left) and Kathy Mary Sciabarra and Kathy Schrode discovered their mutual passion for quilting nearly 13 years ago and have been […]

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Gratitude Report 2020


Have you read our 2020 Gratitude Report? Download a digital copy to learn how your support made a difference for over 500 families in 2019. The stories captured inside the report are a quick snapshot of the bigger picture — keeping families together and close to their sick child.   Learn more about your personal […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: This Volunteer Makes our House a Home


Grace Richman started volunteering when she was 13 and has kept at it for 70 years. She’s been a dedicated, hardworking volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House since 2012 and says that this is the best volunteer job she’s ever had. “I like the people who work here,” Grace said. “I like that we provide […]

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