Family Day at the Tecumseh mall was Superhero and Princess Day! I had the pleasure of meeting some truly amazing people.

Family Day at the Tecumseh mall was Superhero and Princess Day!

This Family Day was one that I will never forget. I spent the day at the Tecumseh mall helping to promote the upcoming Ronald McDonald House in Windsor, Ontario. This event was extremely important to me because I would not be where I am today if it weren’t for the Ronald McDonald House and all of the amazing people who turn that house into a home.

I had the honour of meeting Miss Teen United Nations, Miss Canada Galaxy, and two amazing volunteers from the Ronald McDonald House.

I had the honour of meeting some truly amazing people who don’t need a crown or a cape to save the day.

While I was in London receiving treatment for my eating disorder, my Mom stayed at the Ronald McDonald house. For months she was able to be near me and support me, while at the same time being supported herself by the staff, volunteers, and other families staying in the house. We met so many kind and caring people during our stay. We ate together, laughed together, and when needed, cried together.

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Never underestimate the healing power of a hug.

The Ronald McDonald House supported me during my recovery in a way that no doctor ever could. Whether I needed someone to talk to, someone to take my mind off of things with a craft or a movie, or whether I simply needed someone to help me with my homework, the people in the house were there for me. They truly became a second family to me and I am so excited for the new house to open up this year in Windsor so more families can find healing in this home away from home.

The Ronald McDonald House will forever be my second home. I can never repay them for all they have done for me, but I can promise that I will never stop trying.

The Ronald McDonald House will forever be my second home. I can never repay them for all they have done for me, but I can promise that I will never stop trying.

Thank you to the Ronald McDonald House for helping to shape me into the woman that I am today.

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