Coach Vermeil Fund

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When the world’s first Ronald McDonald House opened here in Philadelphia it changed life for critically ill children and their families. I'm proud to have been a part of its long history and hope that you will join me in making sure we can keep families close for years to come. 

The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House (PRMH) supports families of seriously ill children by creating a community of comfort and hope. By meeting their basic needs–a comfortable room, nightly home-cooked meals, van rides to the hospital, children’s play spaces, and the support of others who understand–PRMH helps parents sleep a little easier each night, knowing they are always close to their child’s side. Your donation will go a long way in ensuring PRMH can provide these services to guest families in their time of need.

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About Dick Vermeil

One of the most distinguished coaching careers in National Football League history officially concluded when Dick Vermeil announced his retirement from professional football in January 2006. Vermeil spent 15 seasons as an NFL head coach and was a member of the league’s coaching fraternity for 19 seasons. In addition, Vermeil has had a prestigious career as a football broadcaster, analyzing both NFL and college games. After returning home to Philadelphia, Vermeil has found the time to help many other worthy causes. Numerous Philadelphia-area organizations have benefited from his involvement, including the Mary Campbell Center, Wistar, Elwyn Inc., and the Boy Scouts of Chester County, whose golf tournament bearing Vermeil’s name annually earns $175,000 for the organization, which is now going on its 21st year.