Ronald McDonald House at Stanford

Ronald McDonald House at Stanford

Ronald McDonald House at Stanford is one of 24 Ronald McDonald House Charities locations that offer Digging Deep to many of their visiting patients and families. This month we’d like to highlight the life changing work that they do, since RMH Stanford is right in our...

Soaringwords – The Power to Heal

Soaringwords reaches out to ill children and their families both in person and online, providing fun, creative and educational modules based on positive psychology concepts that enhance wellbeing. The Soaringwords website contains over 1,000 pages of “best of the...
Laura Sobiech – Fly a Little Higher

Laura Sobiech – Fly a Little Higher

Laura Sobiech was a regular, busy Midwestern mom, working in a dentist’s office while raising four kids. Her son Zach, then 14-years old, began feeling a pain in his hip and Laura heard the words no parent ever wants to hear from a doctor — “It’s cancer,...
Barbara Saltzman – The Jester’s Mom

Barbara Saltzman – The Jester’s Mom

In honor of the upcoming twentieth anniversary of her son David Saltzman’s award-winning children’s book, The Jester Has Lost His Jingle, we would like to highlight the extraordinary work and dedication of our friend Barbara Saltzman, founder of The Jester &...
Brenda Bursch, PhD

Brenda Bursch, PhD

Medical psychologist Dr. Brenda Bursch got into her chosen field in very dramatic fashion.  As a young EMT, Brenda was the first responder to a houseboat that suddenly exploded carrying 10 children with Down Syndrome and four adults. “In the 40 minutes it took for...

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