Kisses 4 Tristen

At the Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times Gala in October, we had the honor of talking to Rick and Monique Crouser, parents of Tristen Crouser who was diagnosed with  Acute Lymphatic Leukemia when he was two years old. Today, Tristen is 10 and still fighting.  He recently received a bone marrow transplant that was [...]

Honoring Two Remarkable Women Who Changed Thousands of Lives

On October 26, we had the distinct honor of being the presenting sponsor for the Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times Gala, "Honoring the Nurses that Make Healing Happen."  This event honored Barbara Britt and "Aunt" Fran Wiley for more than 30 years of camp nursing and leadership. We were proud to present each of [...]

Beautiful Words

On our recent visit to Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, we were struck by the simplistic but remarkable posters that lined the eating and activity rooms.  Each was beautifully meaningful and poignant, uplifting and hopeful.  We hope these lift your spirits today, and remind you of the blessings in your life today and every [...]

Enriching Lives: One Child to Another

We were blessed to spend an extraordinary day at Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times with our grandson Dylan and his parents. While we were there, we had a chance to see so many amazing children and adults, all embracing life with joy and hope. At the fishing hole at Camp Ronald McDonald for [...]

Our Hearts Are Full of Gratitude

Once again we are humbled by the outpouring of support for our Walk for Children.  This year, we had an increase in the number of walkers to 580, which is amazing.  All of us enjoyed perfect weather and a beautiful, inspiring morning. Our fundraising total stands at about 5% more than last year.  These funds [...]

A Walk to Remember

From our friends at Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times.... "Barco’s Nightingales Foundation was a proud Presenting Sponsor of Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times’  “Walk for Kids” Event on Sunday, April 6th. On this bright sunny day, 2,000 participants WALKED 3.2 miles to support of Camp Good Times and Ronald McDonald Houses of So [...]

Join Us As We Walk for Children

For the fourth year, Barco’s Nightingales Foundation will walk with RMHC in their annual Walk for Children.  Since its inception in 2008, Barco’s Nightingales Foundation has been on a mission to lift the lives of children around the world in honor of nurses.  Michael Donner and Friends Since then, we have been able [...]

Proud to Work with Camp Ronald McDonald For Good Times

The diagnosis of ‘cancer” is always devastating, but when it is your child who is diagnosed; the impact on the entire family can be unbearable. Whatever the prognosis, a cancer diagnosis interrupts childhood and hinders the experiences that lead to normal child development.

300 Camperships and counting…

At its first Gala in 25 years, Camp Ronald McDonald's For Good Times honored Michael and Frida Donner and Barco's Nightingales Foundation for our ongoing contributions. Since beginning to support this exemplary organization in 2009, and with your help, Barco's Nightingales Foundation has provided "camperships" that enabled 300 youth who are battling cancer to attend [...]