Keeping Families

Mother looking down at her swaddled newborn on her chest

Amazing Hayes


Hayes parents knew that he would be born with a condition called Gastroschisis. Which is a defect in the abdomen wall, leaving some of his small intestines on the outside of his abdomen. What they were not prepared for was him being born at 25 weeks gestation. The Ronald McDonald House provided his family a […]

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Desert Memories Photo Booths


We’re looking forward to having Desert Memories Photo Booths at the 2019 Walk for Kids! Take your team picture or one with Santa Claus. You can have you picture printed right there or sent to you via text message. Keep checking back for the opening of registration for the December 8 event. Until then, you […]

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Gratitude Report 2019


The 2019 Gratitude Report is here! This quick read will show you how your gifts in 2018 helped to keep families closer together. Read the interactive digital version by visiting the Online Gratitude Report or stop by the House for a paper copy. This is just one of the ways you can learn about your […]

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Phillip Fileccia

RMHC-SA and local Realtor team up to help homeless vets


Something really special happened here at the Ronald McDonald House on Monday, June 4, and we thought you might like to hear about it. Part 1 Phillip Fileccia is a local real estate agent who is revitalizing the old Benson Motel (on Benson Highway between Country Club & Palo Verde) so that it can house […]

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Happy Holidays!


Every year we post a wish list for the House – toys for our kids, gifts for their parents, supplies we need to keep the House running. We are overwhelmed by our community’s response and support. As we’ve seen a marked increase in the number of families who have stayed with us this year, all […]

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Emily & Ronald

Volunteer Spotlight: Emily


What motivates a young PhD candidate with four part-time jobs to volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House? Find out from Emily Patch, who is a research coordinator, teaches Statistics at Pima Community College, an online class for NAU and an in-person Psychology class at the UA. Oh – and she’s also completing a PhD in […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Sarah


Sarah Cada started volunteer 10 years ago on 10/18/2007 when she was 17 and in high school. She has since graduated college and is now an elementary school teacher in Marana. I started volunteering at RMHC when I was 17 to fulfill a requirement for my government class. It didn’t take long before I fell […]

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True Love from One Dad


We received this great story from one of our dedicated supporters. Why does Anthony Tubbiolo, a loving father, husband, and owner of True Love Honey, care so much about the mission of RMHC? Here’s what he had to say. True Love Honey started a little over 7 years ago with just $212.00. I was working […]

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Ethel at her 80th birthday smiling towards camera

Tireless Volunteerism…with a Smile!


Ethel Haber volunteers five days a week but she says since she’s turned 80, she doesn’t work a full day! On Fridays, you’ll find her at the Ronald McDonald House, staffing the front desk, checking on rooms, cleaning and organizing the kitchen. (She doesn’t like to sit still.) She’s been volunteering for us since 2008. […]

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Give a Little Love – $1 at a time


Over the next two weeks our mission partners, the local Southern Arizona McDonald’s restaurants, are giving their customers the opportunity to change the lives of critically ill children and their families – one small act at a time. Here’s how: (stay with us) You might stop by the McDonald’s drive-thru on your way to work […]

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