View our stories by:



Go
Meet the Wilson Family, from Cornwall, ON.

Meet the Wilson Family, from Cornwall, ON.

“For a month we were trying to figure out what was going on with Connor. His energy level would drop right down during the day, even kicking a soccer ball would have him running out of steam. After visiting our pediatrician in Cornwall and a few sp...
Sometimes, we just need our mom.

Sometimes, we just need our mom.

Josee Ducharme knows how impactful a mother’s support is in times of great need. Not only did Ronald McDonald House Charities Ottawa (RMHCO) make it possible for her to be there for her daughter, Chanelle, during her health challenges, RMHCO made i...
Fate and New Friends: Volunteering at RMHCO

Fate and New Friends: Volunteering at RMHCO

On National Volunteer Week, RMHCO staff are excited to spotlight Tess and Danielle and to share the story of how the House inspired a beautiful new friendship! Meet Tess, a volunteer at RMHCO for 2 years. Tess’s vibrant and warm personality makes e...
Meet Skifest 2021 Co-Chairs: Ron Armstrong and Erin Brown

Meet Skifest 2021 Co-Chairs: Ron Armstrong and Erin Brown

With more than 20 years of Skifest experience between them, Ron Armstrong of CIBC Wood Gundy and Erin Brown of Norton Rose Fulbright are the powerhouse duo responsible for pivoting this year’s 29th annual Skifest event.  Faced not only with the...
How your friendship is #keepingfamiliesclose through COVID-19

How your friendship is #keepingfamiliesclose through COVID-19

Meet The Cole Family ...
Finding friends who understand the journey: Parents help parents at Ronald McDonald House

Finding friends who understand the journey: Parents help parents at Ronald McDonald House

  Patricia Summers was concerned about her daughter’s health long before she was diagnosed with an eating disorder. “She was counting calories and would consume less than 1,000 calories a day,” recalls Patricia of Sinead, who was then 12 y...