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February Volunteer of the Month - Lois Stanciak

Meet our volunteers! Each month, we highlight a stand-out volunteer (or two) and how they support families. For February, meet Lois Stanciak, whose dedication and creativity make her a valued member of our volunteer team.
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February Volunteer of the Month – Lois Stanciak

Meet our volunteers! Each month, we highlight a stand-out volunteer (or two) and how they support families. For February, meet Lois Stanciak, whose dedication and creativity make her a valued member of our volunteer team.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Last month, we shared reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as we work towards putting his legacy into action in our community and within Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana. With that goal in mind, we have been taking action across our organization to do our part as we strive to build a more just and equitable society.

Ané Ford’s Family

Kiara knew something was wrong with her daughter, Ané, when she was just 16 months old. Ané was incredibly sick and was no longer walking or talking. Eventually, doctors diagnosed Ané with a brain tumor. Ané was admitted to the hospital, with Kiara at her bedside, for 15 days. Once doctors confirmed that Ané would need six weeks of radiation at a hospital far from home, Kiara knew she needed to find a place to stay nearby.

January Volunteer of the Month – Jim Borgaard

Meet our volunteers! Each month, we highlight a stand-out volunteer (or two) and how they support families. For January, meet Jim Borgaard, whose leadership in Red Shoe Society and support at a variety of events and other volunteer opportunities makes a real difference to families.

Living the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Vulnerability. Risk. Bravery. Those are the first three words that come to mind as I reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the observance of his legacy of civil rights activism.

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.

Finnley Swan’s Family

On December 17, Veterans United Home Loans surprised Army veteran Brandon Swan and his family, whose newborn son Finnley is receiving critical medical care for a heart condition, and other...

December Volunteer of the Month – Sue Byrne

Meet our volunteers! Each month, we highlight a stand-out volunteer (or two) and how they support families. For December, meet Sue Byrne, whose volunteer group Timmys Angels has made a difference for countless families.

November Volunteer of the Month – Kathy Comperchio

Meet our volunteers! Each month, we highlight a stand-out volunteer (or two) and how they support families. For November, meet Kathy Comperchio, whose years of dedication have made a difference for countless families.

October Volunteer of the Month – Cheryl McGarrity

Meet our volunteers! Each month, we highlight a stand-out volunteer (or two) and how they support families. For October, meet Cheryl McGarrity, whose incredible work on the gardens at our House near Central DuPage Hospital bring a breath of fresh air to families.