09 Sep Panolam® Surface Systems Partners with Ronald McDonald House Charities® South Central Ontario
Panolam® Surface Systems, a leading supplier of integrated surface solutions has provided surfacing products to the recently refurbished second Ronald McDonald Family Room® at McMaster Children’s Hospital, which is part of Ronald McDonald House Charities® South Central Ontario in Canada.
The Family Room program provides a retreat within the hospital, where families and friends can spend quiet time together, engage in private conversations or reflection, or enjoy coffee and a snack while being close to their child’s room. The second Family Room will be open daily for pediatric families and includes a kitchenette with additional storage in an open-concept design that is better suited for navigation with wheelchairs and IV poles. The Family Room offers complimentary coffee, tea and snacks, dining area, television, laundry facilities, computer access and programming.
“We believe that children heal better and faster with their families nearby, and Ronald McDonald Houses are there to provide all the comforts of home by keeping families together while their child receives care at McMaster Children’s Hospital,” said Tim Zwilling, Senior Vice President, Panolam Surface Systems. “We are honored to partner with Ronald McDonald House Charities South Central Ontario to help provide a comforting and healing environment for families in stressful times.”
About Ronald McDonald House Charities® South Central Ontario
Ronald McDonald House Charities® South Central Ontario (RMHC®SCO) serves as a regional resource for hundreds of families of critically-ill children who are being treated at local hospitals. As a 41 bedroom House, RMHC®SCO provides a warm, compassionate and safe home away from home for families through accommodations, programming and services. RMHC®SCO provides families in crisis a home to everyday moments when life is far from ordinary. www.rmhcsco.ca
For more than 70 years, Panolam Surface Systems has engineered and manufactured high-quality, innovative surfacing solutions for a wide range of contract, industrial and residential applications. With an extensive line of high-pressure laminates, thermally fused laminates, fiber reinforced laminates and other specialty products available in hundreds of colors and styles under the well-known Panolam, Nevamar, Pionite, Conolite, and other brand names. Panolam Surface Systems provides the vision, value and versatility designers, architects, manufacturers and contractors are looking for today. For more information, visit http://www.panolam.com.