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Schools Collecting Pop Tabs

Ms. Keister, teacher at Independence, delivers pop tabs to Ronald McDonald HouseBig Lake Schools will once again be collecting aluminum can tabs to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester. Tabs can be brought to Community Education at Liberty Elementary, Ms. Keister at Independence, Mr. VanderHeyden at the Middle School or the office at the High School. The tabs are then recycled and the proceeds help offset costs at the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester. Thank you for helping out families in need!

About the Ronald McDonald House: 

Keeping children and their families together since 1974.

Our first Ronald McDonald House opened in Philadelphia, PA, in 1974 after recognizing the need for parents to stay close to their hospitalized child. As we opened more House programs around the world, it became clear that caring for the family of a sick child was as important as caring for the child. 

That was the beginning of our unique role as a children's charity, enabling, supporting and facilitating family-centered care. Our Ronald McDonald House programs, located near top children's hospitals, allow parents who are far from home to stay close to their hospitalized child and benefit from the comforts of home without incurring hotel and food costs. Ronald McDonald Family Room programs offer a quiet respite for all families right in the hospital.