Laurie McKeon has been involved in the non-profit sector for over twenty years, primarily at the board level. She has served in leadership roles in several organizations including Community Foundations, educational institutions, social services agencies and many others She is well versed in fundraising, strategic planning, board governance and non-profit best practices. She currently consults with non-profit organizations, particularly Catholic schools and educational start-ups.

A 1984 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Laurie also graduated cum laude from the Notre Dame Law School, and earned a Masters of Non Profit Administration from the Mendoza Graduate Business School at Notre Dame.  She was awarded both the David J. LaBarre Community Service Award by her MNA peers for integrity and service, as well as The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh Founder’s Award for leadership and scholarship within the MNA program.

Laurie lives in Pleasant Prairie, WI with her husband Dave and six children.  Annie, Chris, Jack, and Nate, who all currently attend the University of Notre Dame, and Peter and Posey, who hope not to be the first McKeon to get the skinny ND envelope.

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Breakthrough Maternal/Child Health Grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities

As you all know, we’ve spent two decades working to improve medical care for Ecuador’s rural poor. And recently, this work and commitment earned a $1.5 million grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®). This remarkable award validates the hard work of everyone in this organization, specifically because Andean Health is one of only four organizations to receive one of these prized global grants. This grant will help us specifically address maternal and newborn health services in Santo Domingo and the surrounding provinces.

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This is Vanesa, the very first baby born in the new RMHC maternal/child health program at Hesburgh Hospital.