For Immediate Release:
Megan Starr, Development Manager: Data & Events

RMHC Central Valley Renovates Living Room With Grant From The Frank & Evelyn Schmidt Family Foundation

The Frank & Evelyn Schmidt Family Foundation awarded RMHCCV with a generous donation to renovate communal living room with Tangram Interiors.

October 26, 2022—MADERA, Calif.—The Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Central Valley (RMHCCV) secured a generous grant from the Frank and Evelyn Schmidt Family Foundation to renovate its main living room. RMHCCV partnered with Tangram Interiors to upgrade the space using new furniture to safely and comfortably accommodate all guest families.

Ashley Webster-Rudolph, Associate Publisher of The Business Journal, member of the Frank & Evelyn Schmidt Family Foundation and RMHCCV Ambassador, invited the organization to apply for the grant from her family’s foundation.

“As an RMHCCV Ambassador, I know how important it is for guest families to be comfortable while they’re staying at RMHC Central Valley,” said Webster-Rudolph. “The Schmidt Family Foundation is proud to partner with RMHC Central Valley to make these much-needed upgrades to the Living Room and make the space a little more tranquil for guest families.”

RMHC Central Valley partnered with Tangram Interiors to redesign the space and purchase new furniture. Jen Karibian, Sales/Design Consultant with Tangram, designed the room to be used to its full potential.

“Those who know me know my passion for RMHCCV as well as for Valley Children’s and the families they serve. I was honored to help once again and partner to create a more inviting and comfortable space for the families who visit here. Thanks again to Ashley and the Frank and Evelyn Schmidt Family Foundation for making this new space a reality,” said Karibian.

For more information on how to support RMHC Central Valley, visit

About the Ronald McDonald House of the Central Valley
RMHC Central Valley provides a “home away from home” and resources for families who are trying to cope with the physical, emotional, and financial burdens of having a seriously ill child.