Ronald McDonald House Charities Is In The News!

On this page you’ll find our newsletters, news stories and other noteworthy items that add to our story.

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December 2015
The weather was perfect for our annual Holiday Open House on December 15, 2015 at the Tampa Ronald McDonald House. ImageFirst was presented with our 2015 Friends Award in recognition of their $60,000 worth of linen service donations – a donation that makes the lives of our families so much easier. Burnetti, P.A. was also recognized for the $12,000 contribution to our Light a Light & Share a Night. Delicious food, wonderful friends, and a visit from Santa – it was a magical evening!


August 2015
Bay News 9 aired this segment the week of August 17th to feature the Ronald McDonald House. Thanks Melissa Eichman & Bay News 9!

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September 2013

The Tampa Bay Rays and Raymond James Financial have teamed up to honor local charities with a $5,000 Community Impact Award, which was presented at the Rays game in early September.

RADIO INTERVIEW with Janice Davis, CEO and Jeff Harring, RMHC Board Member & VP Raymond James


In February 2013, the Toymakers delivered their 300,000th toy! Two news crews followed them around that day and here are the reports.




Free Screenings Help Pasco Children


Good Life Tampa Bay – Storybook Ball 2010
Reporter John Mejia interviews Award of Excellence recipient Dick Vitale and shows highlights of this year’s ball “The Jolly Mon.”

Baseball player who spent time in coma gives back
Austin Shepard, a traumatic brain injury survivor talks about his family’s experience at RMH and his Eagle Scout project to raise funds to build picnic tables for RMH. The Shepard family have underwritten a bedroom at the new Central House in Austin’s honor.  Austin’s YouTube video to raise funds for his project.

WMNF Radio – Story by Andrea Lypka featuring the Smith family during their stay at the Tampa Ronald McDonald House while their daughter Laurie undergoes treatment for a brain tumor.
May 2009