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  • Monday, March 23, 2015

    Storybook Gala Raises More Than $144K for Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill

    Chapel Hill, N.C.  – More than 300 guests enjoyed food, festivities and entertainment at the Carolina Club on March 21 as the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill held its Third Annual Storybook Gala. This year’s theme of “A Whole New World” featured...

  • Friday, February 13, 2015

    Ronald McDonald House plans expansion

    By: Madeline Reich The Daily Tar Heel Feb. 13, 2015 It’s been more than eight years since talk about expanding the Chapel Hill Ronald McDonald House began.  Shelley Day, the executive director of the Ronald McDonald House, hopes the expansion — which will double...

  • Thursday, January 15, 2015

    Ronald McDonald House expansion feted

    By: Katie Jansen The Herald Sun Jan. 15, 2015 CHAPEL HILL — Supporters of the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill gathered Thursday morning to celebrate the new expansion of the house set to open this summer. Shelley Day, executive director of the house, stood at the back window...

  • Saturday, November 01, 2014

    Chapel Hill Magazine Photo Gallery from A Tasteful Affair 2014

    By: Jessica Stringer  View photographer slideshow here.   Guests bid on auction items and tasted delicious samples from area restaurants like  Elements ,  Carolina Crossroads Restaurant & Bar  and  Oakleaf  on Sunday night at the Blue Zone at...

  • Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    Ronald McDonald House breaks ground on expansion

    By: Jamica Ashley The Herald Sun April 22, 2014 CHAPEL HILL — Jamie Owen is from Rosman, N.C., which is about five hours from North Carolina Children’s Hospital, where her son, Lane, 16, is being treated for meningitis.Owen said her son was hospitalized after what looked like...

  • Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    Chapel Hill Ronald McDonald House breaks ground on expansion

    by Justin Quesinberry, WNCN News April 22, 2014  CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The Ronald McDonald House broke ground Tuesday on an expansion to its Chapel Hill location. The new space will double the current square footage of the center to 40,000 square feet. The Ronald McDonald House...

  • Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    Breaking Ground: Ronald McDonald House of CH Celebrates Future Expansion to Serve More Families

    By: Rachel Nash Chapelboro.com April 22, 2014 For now, T’nesha Davis calls the  Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill  home. Her son, just a baby, was born 25 weeks early, weighing only 1 pound, 7 ounces. While he receives critical medical care at UNC Hospitals, Davis said...

  • Friday, February 28, 2014

    Ronald McDonald House Holds 'Wonderland'-Themed Gala in April

    By: Danny Hooley Chapelboro.com Feb. 28, 2014 For the second year, The Ronald McDonald House is holding a Storybook Gala in Chapel Hill, to benefit all the great work the organization does for North Carolina families. This time, it’s the “Storybook Gala in Wonderland” at...

  • Monday, April 08, 2013

    Ronald McDonald House expanding as demand rises

    By Todd Cohen Philanthropy North Carolina April 8, 2013 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill serves roughly 2,000 families a year whose children are patients at UNC Hospitals, most of them at North Carolina Children’s Hospital. It also turns away 700...

  • Friday, June 22, 2012

    Yates, Hansbrough pitch in at Carolina Kids Classic

    BY HAROLD GUTMANN hgutmann@heraldsun.com; 919-419-6668 CHAPEL HILL — After constant battles to protect his starting position at North Carolina, T.J. Yates may have been an unlikely choice to become the first former Tar Heel to start an NFL game at quarterback. Then again, it fit in with...