I Knew I’d Made a Difference When…..

We are delighted to share this essay written a few years ago by our newest Advisory Board Member, Barbara E. Britt, RN, MSN. ~Michael and Frida Donner Nursing takes some strange paths, there’s just no doubt about it. This career, the very one that so filled me with anxieties in the early days of my [...]

Camp Happens Because of Volunteers and Donors

Megan found Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times in the summer after her freshman year of college. With a history of volunteering and no plans, Megan applied to become a volunteer camp counselor. She went in with no substantial experience with children or cancer but with an open mind. Once Megan got to Camp, she [...]

Volunteer at Camp – Nursing & More!!

Barco’s Nightingales Foundation is a proud partner of Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, affectionately known as Camp. We have often shared our experiences of visiting Camp and of the dedicated nurse volunteers who give their time.  But did you know that Camp relies on volunteers who may not be healthcare professions? Each year at [...]

Meet Jasmin Joya, Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times

“I’m proud to be part of an organization that makes such magic happen.” –Jasmin Joya Jasmin Joya is a family relations and recruitment coordinator at Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, also known as Camp.  A recent hire, Jasmin’s relationship with Camp started back to 2007 when she first attended Camp as a camper. In [...]

Meet Advisory Board Member Sarah E. Orth, MPA

Sarah E. Orth is executive director of Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times  and has served on the Advisory Board for Barco's Nightingales Foundation since 2013. She has more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit management. Sarah earned her bachelor's in Fine Arts from Fordham College at Lincoln Center and her master's in public [...]

Teresa – Your Smile Is With Us Forever

Last month we lost a dear friend and Barco Uniform’s family member, Teresa Chavez, to cancer. Teresa worked with us for three years and in all that time I never saw her without a bright, infectious smile. This was her priceless gift to our family, her family and to everyone whose life she touched – [...]

The Impact of Camp

We recently received the Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times Impact Report and felt compelled to share the tremendous effect camp has on the lives of children fighting cancer. We salute everyone who makes these opportunities possible. ~Michael and Frida Donner We had an eventful year with campers and counselors alike excited to spend a [...]

Missing Hilda

Every so often people come into our lives who are incredibly inspirational. Hilda Zuniga was one of those people. Hilda joined us on the Barco’s Nightingales Foundation Walk for Kids. It was one of her favorite activities as she loved our Foundation and the work we did in helping others. She knew that in walking [...]

Thank You

Frida and I wish to extend our deepest thanks to everyone who made the 2016 Barco's Nightingales Foundation Walk for Kids a huge success. First, we want to acknowledge the volunteers and staff who worked behind the scenes for months to prepare, organize, promote and manage the thousands of details that go into making this [...]

Walk For Children April 3, 2016

The Barco’s Nightingales Foundation's Walk for Children is right around the corner, on April 3, 2016.  We encourage all of you to come and join us in this fun event being held again at Exposition Park, Los Angeles. If you cannot join us on April 3rd, please consider supporting one of our many walking teams [...]