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September Volunteer of the Month - Nicoletta Salvatore

Meet our volunteers! Each month, we highlighting a stand-out volunteer (or two) and how they support families. For September, meet Nicoletta Salvatore, a member of our Teen Advisory Council, who has volunteered her talents for more than two years.
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September Volunteer of the Month – Nicoletta Salvatore

Meet our volunteers! Each month, we highlighting a stand-out volunteer (or two) and how they support families. For September, meet Nicoletta Salvatore, a member of our Teen Advisory Council, who has volunteered her talents for more than two years.

Blackbaud Data Breach

In May of 2020, an RMHC-CNI third-party data management vendor experienced a security breach, which has since been resolved. Per the vendor, encrypted sensitive identifiable information such as credit card and banking information was not compromised. At this time, RMHC-CNI has no reason to believe that the data was further compromised or shared elsewhere. The protection and proper use of sensitive personal information of our stakeholders is important to RMHC-CNI and we will continue to take all necessary safeguards and precautions with your data.

Owen Gumm’s Family

Baby Owen made his debut on February 13 to overjoyed parents. Kristine was discharged two days later, but because Owen was born at only 33 weeks, his stay in the NICU lasted a bit longer. To stay close to Owen, Chris and Kristine moved into the Ronald McDonald House, where they stayed for more than a month.

August Volunteer of the Month – Debbie Petropoulos

Meet our volunteers! Each month, we highlighting a stand-out volunteer (or two) and how they support families. For August, meet Debbie Petropoulos, who brings her amazing talents and commitment to…

COVID-19 Program Update & How You Can Help Families

As we navigate the uncertainty of COVID-19, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment where families with hospitalized children can get better together. Learn how you can help.

July Volunteers of the Month – Rob and Sharon Sampson

Rob and Sharon Sampson have volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House near Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital since the very beginning. Their personal volunteer story shares both why they first got involved, and what still keeps them coming back.

Ronald McDonald House near Loyola Celebrates 25 Years

For the past 25 years, our Ronald McDonald House near Loyola University Medical Center has provided more than 104,000 nights for families, a testament to the critical and continuing need families face to stay near their hospitalized children. Read memories of the House from families, volunteers, supporters, and staff.

New Virtual Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are at the heart of the work we do to help families get better together. While our current COVID-19 restrictions mean volunteers can\’t participate on-site, we are excited to announce several virtual volunteer opportunities to get involved.

2019 Annual Report Now Available

Greetings from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana. As you review our 2019 Annual Report, we are in the midst of a year that is unprecedented for…