Tuesday, September 14, 2010

RMH Blogger Tour

As I mentioned earlier, on Saturday I was lucky to be invited to a sneak peak of the enormus expansion of Winston-Salem's Ronald McDonald House. This was my first blogger event and I really enjoyed the chance to meet some new friends and be introduced to other great blogs from around town. Another big highlight was getting our very own private tour of the new house. Lastly, it was such an honor to see what the new expansion will be able to offer over 700 more families a year.

The purpose of the RMH is to serve families from outside Forsyth County to have a sick child staying at either Baptist or Forsyth hospital.

It is a place of comfort. To take a break from the hospital lights and talk to other families who understand what you are going through.

It is a place to find peace and hospitality.
To get some much needed rest so you can be there for your sick child.
A place for a little quiet time.
To take a shower and freshen up. To have a homecooked meal and a cup of coffee.

It is not a hotel, it is a 'home away from home' for families who are hurting, praying and anticipating the health of their little one.

I am grateful we have a RMH serving our community, and a community willing to serve the mission of it! Visit http://www.rmhwinstonsalem.org/ for more information.

You can also check out my fellow Winston bloggers for more insight in this RMH (and life in general!)

Lisa from Pickles and Cheese

Erin from The Fierce Beagle

Rachel from Triad Smart Pants

Kim from Kim's Korner

Nancy from Carpe Salem

Becky from You Can't Make This Stuff Up

2 comments:

Laura said...

Wonderful post Katie, you really captured what RMH is all about! Thank you so much for coming to the tour and for spreading the word about the Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem!

Kim Williams said...

thanks for the shout out. great post. now, off to read a bit more of your stuff.

you know, i'll be talking about you over at my place later this week... just saying. :)