Meet John Hofman

Categories: 40 Stories for 40 Years
Reflections from John Hofman Dan Harbaugh was speaking to John C. Hill at the West County Ballwin Kiwanis (where Mr. Harbaugh was accepting a donation for the Ronald McDonald House Charities) when Dan mentioned that he was considering starting a meal program where families or organizations would provide a daily dinner for residents of the …

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Meet Bill and Sandy Luttrell

Categories: 40 Stories for 40 Years
Reflections by Bill & Sandy Luttrell Our Story with Ronald McDonald House In November 1994, we moved from Chesterfield, MO to Gulf Breeze, FL (which is just over the Bay Bridge from Pensacola, FL.) We made the move to be close to our son (David Luttrell) and his family who were expecting their first child …

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Meet a StudentsCare “Buddy”

Categories: 40 Stories for 40 Years
Meet Megan McLaren, a StudentsCare Buddy A newer program that benefits kids staying at the West County Ronald McDonald House called StudentsCare connects Saint Louis University student “Buddies” who offer fun friendship and support to patients and families during their stay in St. Louis. The organization started sending students to RMHC in 2019 to volunteer …

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Meet Roger and Janet Thomas

Categories: 40 Stories for 40 Years
Janet and Roger Thomas at an event to represent RMHC St. Louis  Meet Roger and Janet Thomas For almost a decade, Roger and Janet Thomas have helped guest families at Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis. After retiring in 2009, Roger found himself staying busy with a job at La-Z-Boy furniture, an RMHC National …

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Meet Bob Manges

Categories: 40 Stories for 40 Years
Jimmy Williams and Bob Manges at the opening of the third-floor Family Room inside St. Louis Children’s Hospital Reflections from Volunteer Bob Manges It always surprises me how the Ronald McDonald house has grown in forty years. It started in July 1981 with eight bedrooms on West Pine and has grown to three beautiful Ronald …

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