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A home away from home

10.18.18.ErikaRMHCErika D. has a standing Sunday night group date which includes popcorn, fruit snacks and a movie.

But rather than a trip to her local theater, Erika’s movie venue of choice is the Ronald McDonald Family Room at Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, and Erika’s weekly date is actually a volunteer shift.

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Giving from the Heart

CanadaRMH PhotoCarrie A. knows what it’s like to spend more time inside the walls of a hospital than out.

Her youngest daughter, Avery, who was born in 2011, spent most of her life — all 10 precious months of it — fighting to survive at the University of Michigan’s Children’s Hospital.

“No one ever anticipates needing to be at a hospital for months-on-end,” says Carrie, Group HR Manager in the Southwestern Ontario group. “That’s why it’s important for me to give back to organizations like the Ronald McDonald House – an option for my family and for many of our friends experiencing challenging times.”

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