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THANK YOU to our community champions who celebrated our 2023 Heart of the House Island Party presented by La-Z-Boy!

With your incredible generosity, we raised over $560,000 in support of Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Central and Northern Arizona!
That equates to over 5,223 nights of rest for families thanks to YOU!

Watch the videos below that debuted at the event to learn how your support impacts the families we so proudly serve.

Congratulations Julia A. for winning the Island Party Trip Raffle! We hope you enjoy your island vacation!

Reyes Family

Dunn Family

Heart of the House Honorees

In addition to raising critical funds to support our mission, we honored Bob Souza and Hotel Valley Ho as our 2023 Heart of the House Honorees!

Check out these videos to learn more about the immense impact our Honorees have had at Ronald McDonald House.

Bob Souza

Hotel Valley Ho

A Special Thank You

Event Co-Chairs

Robert Caldwell
Crescent Crown Distributing

Christy Napolitano-Wernau
Wernau Organization/McDonald’s


Susan Casper
Host of Sonoran Living and Community Connection

Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors


La-Z-Boy logo


McDonald's logo

Phoenix McDonald’s Owner/Operators


Hotel Valley Ho logo
Tyson Foods logo


Arrowhead Superior Refrigeration Service
CopperPoint Insurance Companies
Crescent Crown Distributing
Scott Harris Financial Group


A.G.K. Restaurants
Arizona Complete Health
Banner Children’s
Beus Gilbert McGroder, PLLC
Collins Commercial Services
Concord General Contracting
Drs. Sameer and Nandita Keole
Mayo Clinic – Department of Radiation Oncology

Northern Trust Corporation
Phoenix Suns
Kevin Robinson & Michele Halyard
Bob Souza
Service1st Commercial Cleaning
Stingley Management
Turbo Insurance Group
WBF Management
Wernau Organization


Arrowhead Superior Refrigeration Service (Dessert Bar)
Crescent Crown Distributing (Valet)
Lazear Capital Partners (Specialty Cocktail)
Martin Brower (Event Gift)
McCain Foods (Entertainment)

McDonald’s Long Beach Field Office (Decor)
Kerry and Brian Schulman  (Decor)
Tito’s Handmade Vodka (Cocktail Reception)
Turano Baking Company (Guest Registration)


Arizona State Florists Association
Creative Memoriez By Jennifer Photography
Crescent Crown Distributing/Purely Sedona
Encore Global
Melissa Grass
Green Screen Photo Booth AZ

Hotel Valley Ho
Motivated Mind Group
Wernau Organization