From Humble Beginnings to Leading the Way For more than 90 years, the Potack Family has been leading the way in the healthcare laundry services industry and corporate philanthropy. There is no question that community support is very important to the Potacks. Their family business, Unitex, led by [...]
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When Vasile and Cristina’s son, Andreas, needed orthopedic surgery, nothing would stand in their way of finding him the very best care. Not even if that meant leaving their home, traveling to a different country, and staying with total strangers. Vasile says that when he first arrived in the [...]
Your support impacts families every day. Families like Ethan’s, who “felt at home” when they had to return to the Ronald McDonald House three times in one year for his multiple cardiac procedures. “Our story began on July 13th, 2019 at 2:07 pm when our son, Ethan, was born. [...]
Monday Meals with Catholic Charity League In 2010, the Catholic Charity League (CCL) invited a representative of Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut (RMHCT) to speak to their organization members. After hearing about the various needs at RMHCT and the opportunities to get involved, CCL members decided that providing meals [...]
Helping spread awareness in a BIG way! Raising public awareness of our organization and our mission is vital to ensuring families can access essential medical care for their children and stay together during treatment. Sharing what we do and who we help connects us to the people [...]
Camp Comes to the House Summer Reflections by Emma Huntington, Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, Hospital Outreach Specialist, Central New England “The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp’s Hospital Outreach Program (HOP) brings Camp-style programming to more than forty medical sites throughout the Northeast. One of those sites, visited [...]
Behind the Scenes: How You Helped Shape One Family’s Journey Ariel Thorne (pictured) and her husband Marc stayed at the Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut for over 125 days while their son Levi grew strong enough, in the NICU across the street, to go home. "I often [...]
Wednesday Night Bingo at Ronald McDonald House of CT Written by Debbie, RMH Volunteer since 2011 Wednesday nights at Ronald McDonald House are all about Bingo! Moms, Dads, grandparents, brothers and sisters gather together with other families staying at the House for a lighthearted break in the all too familiar [...]
For the past 4 years, Dawn Fratantonio has volunteered to organize and run a treasure chest raffle at our annual fundraising events. Guests can purchase a key to test their luck at unlocking the “treasure.” In the weeks prior to each event, Dawn collects hundreds of dollars worth of gift [...]
"We'll never forget those who helped us on this difficult journey." -Laura, RMH Mom Twelve-year-old Alexis has come to know the Ronald McDonald House well. His first stay was 7 years ago, when he was only 5 years old and had been diagnosed with congenital short femur. His family [...]