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Susan Antrican's Fundraiser:

Boston Ronald Mcdonald House 2015

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THE STORY:

The Boston Ronald McDonald House opened its doors in Brookline in 1979, establishing itself as the eighth House in the country. The House was a dream of the Friends of the Jimmy Fund, a group of parents whose children were treated for cancer at Children’s Hospital Boston and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Jimmy Fund Clinic. With the support of local McDonald’s Restaurant owner/operators and hundreds of generous people, companies and foundations, this dream became reality. Since its opening, thousands of children with cancer and their families have lived in the “House that love built” at minimal or no cost and with much support.

When the Boston Ronald McDonald House opened in 1979, we could only accommodate 10 families each night. Over the years, the House has grown to keep pace with the latest in medical treatment. In 1985, the House built six Bone Marrow Transplant Recovery apartments – the first units of their kind in the country, to accommodate families with children recovering from this life-saving, yet fragile procedure. In 1993 we expanded again, adding more studio apartments that offer families the protection their children need to recuperate in a “home-away-from-home,” complete with their own kitchen, bathroom, living room, and sleeping area. As a result of our expansion, we can now accommodate up to 22 families a night!

For over 30 years, the Boston Ronald McDonald House has provided a “home-away-from-home” to families who have children with cancer and other life-threatening hematological diseases. But the House is much bigger than its 22 rooms. The House is about heart and about love of donors, volunteers, and families; it’s about giving and about support. As one family wrote, “Sometimes people come into your life who make such a difference, you are changed forever. That is the way I feel about all of you at the Boston Ronald McDonald House. When you are so far from loved ones and friends with such a serious problem, it is almost impossible to think that strangers can be so loving and giving. But, of course, none of us stayed strangers for long. Rather, you became our second family.”

That's a little background on the house directly from their website, now here's a bit more, 90% of the Ronald McDonald House is funded by businesses, civic groups in the community & people just like you & me. Thanks to the hearts of Millions of people, RMH has helped families around our country during their times of need. I Think it would be comforting to know that if my child was sick, I had one less thing to worry about. 

$5,742

MONEY RAISED
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  • Deb Shafran

    $100

  • Leslie Bodner

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Kia

    $50

  • Jessica Kahn

    $25

  • Ingrid Olsen

    $100

  • Jin Harmon

    $100

  • Joe S

    $20

  • Cady Tarver

    $10

  • Heather Mc

    $100

  • danielle price

     

  • Barbie Locke

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Barbara Bolen

     

  • Niki and Jeff Daubach

    $25

  • Lexie Reeverts Scott

    $20

  • Nicole Tingman

    $50

  • Hope Marie Cueva

     

  • Dawn Farrar

    $30

  • Jim and Sharon Antrican

    $200

  • Dudley Family

    $25

  • The Rudds

     

  • Cady Tarver

    $10

  • Lynniefromthetribe

    $100

  • Amanda Lockhart

    $25

  • Susan Porter

    $50

  • Susan Yosef

    $50

  • Danielle & Kyle

    $30

  • Kari Ott

    $25

  • Tommy, Jenny & Catherine

    $50

  • Hank Shafran & Toni Delisi

    $200

  • Rebeccah Holmes

    $15

  • Sue Johnson

    $100

  • Erica Marsh

     

  • Meredith Bechirian

    $25

  • Helena Mills

    $25

  • Julie Huyett

    $100

  • Peg and Andy, House Directors

    $25

  • Teri James

    $35

  • Nicolle Borne

    $50

  • H Cox

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Kimberlie and Damian

    $200

  • Lauren Meredith

     

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Susan Poe

    $100

  • Larry Bell

    $25

  • #teamnicknick

     

  • Rebecca McNeill

    $50

  • Evon and Russell Hulse

    $100

  • SuZe Antrican

    $100

  • Fox Toyota Scion

    $100

  • Phoenix Group Fitness/Kim Kelley

    $50

  • Sandra Hubbs

    $20

  • Natasha, Justin & Stephanie Meredith

    $10

  • Amy Perry

    $10

  • Rene Connolly - TR1BE

    $20

  • Jackie

    $20

  • Fitmarc

    $200

  • Stephenie Reynolds

    $50

  • Russ Stephenson

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Susan Antrican

    $200

  • Janet Ruffin

    $10

  • Russ Palarea & Erin Dougherty

    $40

  • Brooke Donielle Hirsh

    $25

  • Holley Gamble Funeral Home

    $50

  • Lindy Reeverts

    $40

  • E-Wing Operators

    $167

  • Susan Antrican

    $1,000

  • Lisa Hall

    $30

  • Larry Hawn, JB Atwater, Sharon Park Adkins

    $40

  • Tanya Sidwell

    $30

  • Janice Thomas

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Brody, Darian and Karen Torrell

    $100

  • AC

    $25

  • Julie Nicolas Montalto

    $50

  • Lisa Tribble

    $20

  • Rebecca Lakey

    $25

  • Lars Brauer

    $50

  • Katy Carmany

    $20

  • Jillian

    $200

  • Kirkham

    $25

  • Brooke

    $25

  • Sherry Bell

    $25

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115% Raised of $5,000 Goal

The Team: $18,246 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Andrew Rebhun

Amount Raised

$10,842

 

108% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Susan Antrican

Amount Raised

$5,742

 

115% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Robert McGovern

Amount Raised

$1,662

Donor Comments

Sherry Bell

Sherry Bell

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Brooke

Brooke

DONATION: $25

Thank you for dinner! xoxoxox 2 years ago

Kirkham

Kirkham

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Jillian

Jillian

DONATION: $200

In honor of a great friend and in support of all the kids & families the Ronald McDonald house helps! 2 years ago

Katy Carmany

Katy Carmany

DONATION: $20

Get it girl! 2 years ago

Lars Brauer

Lars Brauer

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Rebecca Lakey

Rebecca Lakey

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Lisa Tribble

Lisa Tribble

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Julie Nicolas Montalto

Julie Nicolas Montalto

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

AC

AC

DONATION: $25

2 years ago