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    Heads or Tails?

    On her birthday, 14-year-old Francesca of Mantua, Italy, learned that she had myelodysplasia leukemia and needed a bone marrow transplant. She would have to leave home and stay in a hospital that was more than an hour from her home to undergo medical treatment. It was the worst birthday possible. An... Read more

    Thank you!

    On behalf of the nearly 9 million families Ronald McDonald House Charities serves each year, we thank you for giving the gift of togetherness! Your support helped RMHC keep the families of seriously ill children together when they needed each other most. Life can be so unpredictable. It is often imp... Read more

    A wonderful home for the holidays

    During our 20 week prenatal appointment, my husband Derik and I learned that our baby girl had a serious heart condition which would require surgery soon after she was born. This shocking and upsetting news completely changed our lives. We were working and living abroad at the time and immediately s... Read more

    Forever Grateful for RMHC

    When our two-year-old daughter Avery suddenly became very ill over Labor Day weekend two years ago, my husband Ryan and I rushed her to our local hospital. The ER doctors did a CAT scan and immediately transferred Avery to Rainbows Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, OH. When the helicopter arrived to... Read more

    RMHC Changed My Life

    When I was 33 weeks along in my second pregnancy, my water broke. I was stunned! Suddenly, I was in an ambulance on the way to Meriter Hospital, an hour away in Madison, WI, worrying about what complications my baby would face. When our son Ashton was born on March 29, 2013, I held him for a brief m... Read more

    Healing Together with Caleb

    Even before our son Caleb was born, we knew it was very likely that he would need a heart transplant. But when the time finally came to accept that as our new reality, we still felt so unprepared! Caleb had to be monitored in the hospital while he waited for his new heart. For months. Our lives were... Read more

    Comfort, Care and Support

    After a long and difficult labor, Katie Bloodworth’s precious new baby finally arrived.  But the doctors and nurses in the delivery room began working on her urgently.  Katie and her husband had no idea what would happen next.  They were scared; baby Ellen wasn’ t making a sound. Thankfully, baby El... Read more

    A Mother’s Unconditional Love

    When Kathy Ramey found out she was expecting triplets in 2009, the love for her three daughters grew with each day of her pregnancy. She was excited that her sons would soon have three sisters to play with. On July 13, 2010, at 29 weeks – way earlier than Kathy or her husband expected – her girls we... Read more

    Genevieve’s Heart

    Mona Santoya woke in the middle of the night to hear her little daughter Genevieve gasping for air. After rushing her to the ER, tests and x-rays revealed that Genevieve’s heart was failing. She needed specialty treatment 660 miles away in Palo Alto, California.


    Genevieve was immediately transpo...
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    Dribbling and Driving with Luis

    Bounce. Bounce. Between the legs. (Nice.) 

    Bounce. Bounce. Shot … fade away … swish.   

    Luis knows how to make an entrance; how to dribble with style down the hallways of the Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey; how to attract a crowd. 

    Luis is one of the all-stars at the House that ...
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