RMHC Madison Blog

Boone’s Buddies Give Back

An email arrived in our inboxes on Thanksgiving Day from a grandmother named Karen who shared, “Our grandson is coming up in a few short weeks to have open heart surgery and we are currently gathering items off your ‘Wish…

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Something Big Afoot

The big red shoe is no stranger to RMHC-Madison. Its iconic presence has been featured at golf outings and celebrations over the past several years, and now even has an event named after it, the Red Shoe Soiree. This past…

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Getting the House Holiday-Ready

There’s something about holiday decorating that just makes a house feel even cozier and more joyful. Ours achieves exactly those feelings when December rolls around thanks to our volunteers—Mike Ireland and Julie & Mike Wuest. This trio has been decorating…

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A Community of Gratitude

We are thankful for the wonderful volunteer community that provides guest families with the comforts of home during the holiday season. Whether it’s making the House festive, a savory meal or sweet treat, the volunteer community at RMHC-Madison brightens the…

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Remembering a Bright Light

A Reflection by Deborah Still, Director of Development Bailey Andes was no stranger to trials and adversity. From birth, his complex medical journey gave him a unique perspective on life. Despite living with chronic pain, sometimes unbearable pain, his smile,…

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Great Pumpkin Giveaway

No Tricks, just Treats! On Saturday, October 28, Bucciferro Family McDonald’s hosted the 16th annual Great Pumpkin Giveaway—1,000 pumpkins to be exact! Rich Wolter of Iron Arch Management shared, “The event began as a celebration of our community after we…

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Projects with Heart

RMHC-Madison invites you to help guest families by channeling your passion, talents or interests into a fundraising endeavor. Each year, local businesses, organizations, schools, and groups fundraise to benefit the cause. Hosting your own project is a wonderful way to…

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Thank you, Julie!

New Beginnings Bring Sunshine and Daisies It was bittersweet when Julie Mascitti, administrative assistant, announced she was retiring after 11 years with the organization. Friends, family, former colleagues, and staff gathered on the back patio to celebrate her much-deserved milestone….

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From Calgary to Madison

The Chaudhary Family arrived in Madison from Calgary, Canada this past July, when their daughter, Sophia (11), needed surgery. Sophia’s rare condition, Parry-Romberg Syndrome, causes one side of her face to slowly atrophy. Dr. John Siebert, from UW Health, is…

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Honoring Connor

His smile—big, his hair—wacky and blonde, his demeanor despite a very rare genetic disorder—joyful. While five years of age when he passed away, Connor Jenson’s life was measured by how he lived and those he touched around him. Mom and…

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