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Volunteer Spotlight: 20-Year Volunteers

Volunteer Spotlight: 20-Year Volunteers

"When I volunteer at [Ronald McDonald House Charities of Michiana], it really makes me feel like I'm doing something to help the families that have children in the hospital." - 20-year volunteer, Ellen VanArsdale As RMHC Michiana celebrates 20 years in 2022, we want...

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Danielle and Winona Graf

Danielle and Winona Graf

An Early Arrival Danielle Graf was expecting to have her baby in Kansas City, Missouri. Her life was upended when she found out that, instead, she would have to have her baby girl delivered at just 25 weeks in South Bend, Indiana. When Winona was born, she was just 13...

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The Pokuta Family

The Pokuta Family

Our Families Imagine a parent’s worst nightmare coming true. The phone rings and the person tells you that your daughter was in a severe car accident. The only news conveyed was that it was bad… really bad. She had to be cut out of the wreckage and helicopter...

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The Walton Family

The Walton Family

Our Families My daughter Tamina was born 14 weeks prematurely and weighed only 1 lb. 3 oz. Not only was I fearful for her life, but I was also concerned about where I would stay and how I would eat. Knowing that I refused to leave without my baby, the nurses told me...

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