Ronald McDonald House

Gritty and Jack Callahan at Callahan's birthday party.
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Mike DeNardo
February 28, 2020 - 4:00 am
After months of treatments at Children's Hospital, the young cancer patient who befriended Gritty is cancer-free, and 4-year-old Jack Callahan is finally heading home to Charlottesville, Virginia. Read more here.
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Gritty visits Jack Callahan for his fourth birthday at the Ronald McDonald House.
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Mike DeNardo
October 30, 2019 - 7:26 pm
The birthday wish of a cancer patient at Children's Hospital has been fulfilled with a visit from his favorite sports mascot Wednesday as Gritty stopped by the hospital to greet his biggest fan.
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James Holzhauer
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June 01, 2019 - 1:38 pm
By Ryan Prior, CNN (CNN) -- "Jeopardy!" champion James Holzhauer is donating $10,000 to an educational charity in Nevada, according to CNN affiliate KTNV. The lucky winner of a portion of the game show winner's money is Communities in Schools of Nevada, a state branch of a national organization...
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The Ronald McDonald House in West Philadelphia is expanding.
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John McDevitt
May 15, 2019 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A home away from home for out-of-town parents of hospitalized children gets a little more comfortable with the eight-story tower - the latest phase of the expansion project underway at the Ronald McDonald House in West Philadelphia. "Each floor has 16 bedrooms to...
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Remains of shattered homes along Lee Road 38 after a F-3 tornado on Monday, March 4, 2019, in Beauregard.
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March 15, 2019 - 11:08 am
By Michelle Lou and Saeed Ahmed, CNN (CNN) -- The winner of the largest Mega Millions jackpot in US history -- $1.5 billion -- is sharing her newfound wealth. The lucky South Carolina woman, who has chosen to remain anonymous, is donating to the Alabama Red Cross to aid tornado relief and several...
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National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
Shara Dae Howard | KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
August 03, 2018 - 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Famous 4th Street Cookie Company kicked off National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day a day early by delivering trays of free chocolate chip cookies to the Ronald McDonald House in West Philadelphia. August 4 is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, and Hudson Meyer, a guest...
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Ronald McDonald House
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Hadas Kuznits
July 25, 2018 - 6:42 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — It's not beginning to look a lot like Christmas, but families from the Ronald McDonald House celebrated a little early this year. Tina Fiorentino, director of development at the Ronald McDonald House in Camden, said their Christmas in July event is a real celebration...
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The 10th annual Plane Pull tug-of-war fundraiser totaled more than $165,000 for Ronald McDonald House.
Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
May 05, 2018 - 10:24 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Teams of volunteers pulled way more than their weight for charity Saturday morning. Thirty-six groups from throughout the region gathered at Philadelphia International Airport for the 10th annual Plane Pull tug-of-war fundraiser, totaling more than $165,000 to go...
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