Kosta and Judy, the owners of Varlamos Pizzeria

Volunteer Spotlight Varlamos Pizza

Volunteer Spotlight: Varlamos Pizzeria

Kosta and Judy Varlamos opened the pizzeria that bears their name in 1994. It’s on Northeast 45th Street, just a few blocks from the Seattle Ronald McDonald House and Seattle...
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Sunny and Hoyt

We’re sad to share that two long-time Seattle House therapy dogs, Sunny and Hoyt, passed away recently. Sunny, a golden retriever, had been coming to the House since 2011 with...
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Janet Stocker and the Snohomish Valley Crew

Volunteer Spotlight: Janet Stocker

Going to the grocery store and preparing meals are part of the weekly tasks for families. But imagine adding these tasks on top of caring for a very ill child,...
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Haircuts & Hope

Casey Roth came to the House as a volunteer with a yoga class. “The yoga class we did for kids was really fun, but I looked around and thought maybe there...
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Everett Teen Gives Back to the House

Everett native, Tessa has been volunteering with the Ronald McDonald House for two years. “A friend of mine was already involved in cancer and advocacy, and she asked me if...
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Hannah Johnson smiles

Volunteer Spotlight: Hannah Johnson

Always ready to lend a hand with a smile, volunteer Hannah Johnson makes sure that our communal spaces are clean for families and does whatever other tasks we might need...
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Lighthouse eDiscovery holds food drive for RMHC’s pantry

Did you know that our average length of stay is just over two months? Our families have seriously ill kids who need medical treatment, often for months at a time,...
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Retrospective: Iva Metz & The Good Sams

It’s Throwback Thursday, so we’re taking a drive down memory lane with this story about our House’s history. Iva Metz was driving to work one day when a story on...
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The Gift of Quilts

This story comes to us from JoAnn Lewis, a member of the Washington State School Retirees Association Unit 2, Chelan/Douglas. Quotes republished from the WSSRA’s publication, The Journal.  JoAnn Lewis...
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Volunteer Spotlight: University Lodge #141

The University Lodge #141 Freemasons have been a fixture at the University District Street Fair. Over the last 5+ years, the Lodge members can be found selling balloons for kids – and they...
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