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Teenage Tenacity

“It was a Wednesday.” Jaffar Nuru, 17, vividly remembers the February day he went for an MRI scan at Christchurch hospital, thinking he would be back home – on the...
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Our new Events Superstar, Jodie Gill

Here at Ronald McDonald House South Island, we are thrilled to introduce Jodie Gill as our new Events and Fundraising Advisor. Coming to us from NZME with a wealth of...
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NZ Lottery Grants Board

The NZ Lottery Grants Board are true House Heroes, providing Ronald McDonald House South Island $40,000 in funding towards operating costs for the Christchurch House and Ronald McDonald Family Room,...
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New parents’ proposal joy

When Queenstown’s Blair Wilson got down on one knee in Room 15 of our Christchurch House, his partner Nina Boyes’ answer was easy – an overwhelming yes, amongst a few...
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Room Sponsor Spotlight

A passion for giving back to their community was the driving force behind a group of teenagers’ decision to sponsor a room at our Christchurch House. Papanui High School are...
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Regular Giving Heroes

Helping families stay together during tough times was the inspiration behind a Southland family’s decision to donate regularly to Ronald McDonald House South Island. Lisa and Mathew Grace from Mataura...
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Supper Club Superstars

Supper Club superstars Rachel and Sian have been helping bring together major fundraising events for over 5 years!   These two are regulars in the office with both of them...
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Little brothers, big love

Otatara parents Kate and Richard Affleck have experienced the scary reality of having a baby arrive sooner than expected – not once, but twice. Richard and Kate called the Ronald...
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The Southern Trust

Ronald McDonald House South Island CEO Mandy Kennedy says the organisation is thrilled to receive a $28,000 grant from The Southern Trust to cover operational costs at our Christchurch House....
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House Heroes

Since 2005, Coffee Culture have been long-time supporters of the House, generously donating vouchers, endless amounts of much-needed coffee and lending a hand during our Annual Appeal. One of Coffee...
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