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March 30, 2016

Local Family Represents the Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan

When twins Abigail and Hunter were born, the VanNortwick family encountered the devastating news that Abigail could go home, but Hunter would need to be taken to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Living in Shiawassee County, the VanNortwick family faced the challenge of living too far from the hospital to commute back and forth with a newborn.

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March 19, 2016

Local Runners Lace Up for Charity

Jennifer Van Nortwick and her family helped host Saturday’s “Run for the House.” The family is helping the Ronald McDonald house raise money because they did so much for them.

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March 19, 2016

Shiawassee County Family Kicks Off Run for the House

Each year one family who previously stayed at the Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan is selected to kick off the annual Run for the House. This year, the VanNortwick family of Shiawassee County kicked off the 2016 Run for the House on Saturday, March 19th.

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February 26, 2016

Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan Honors Ruth Lumbert – 15 Years of Service

February 2015 marks Ruth Lumbert’s 15-year work anniversary with the Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan. Ruth has been with the House since its opening in June of 2000. She serves as the House manager, ensuring all families’ needs and requirements are met while their children are receiving medical treatment at our local hospitals and clinics.

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July 23, 2014

2014 Capital Region Community Foundation Impact Grant Recipient

The Capital Region Community Foundation has chosen the Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan (RMHMM) as the recipient of its $75,000 impact grant for 2014.

The “Heal the House” project is a cohesive plan to rehabilitate the 15-year-old house that hosts families who have critically ill children receiving medical treatment in our local hospitals and clinics. It will transform the House into a place that keeps parents in a positive, proactive mindset to help their children heal. It also will enable more family members to stay at the House.

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June 1, 2014

Meet Run for the House sponsor Independent Bank

2014 Run for the House – Sponsor Highlight – Independent Bank

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May 1, 2014

Playmaker’s Race Series kicks off with Run for the House

2014 Greater Lansing Race Series kicks off with the Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan’s “Run for the House” 5K, 10K and kids races.

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September 15, 2013

House partners help bring Neonatal Transport Incubator to region

Auto-Owners Insurance, KIA of Lansing and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Outstate Michigan partner in donating a Neonatal Transport Incubator that will provide life-saving care to babies born in community hospitals that need to be transferred to Sparrow Health System’s Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

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July 23, 2013

Room 7 gets a fresh new look to help guests de-stress

Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan renovates one of its guest rooms to update and refresh the love, wear and tear over the course of its 14 years of operation. This guest room renovation project was made possible by a grant from the W.W. Grainger Foundation.

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June 3, 2013

House partners help bring Neonatal Transport Incubator to region

Auto-Owners Insurance, KIA of Lansing and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Outstate Michigan partner in donating a Neonatal Transport Incubator that will provide life-saving care to babies born in community hospitals that need to be transferred to Sparrow Health System’s Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

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