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    In 2016, more than 5.5 million children and families were served by RMHC – and more need our help. We want to support more children throughout their recovery, give more families a comfortable place to stay during a difficult time and offer medical services to more children who are without.

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      The Acosta Family

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      RMHC Gave Us Peace Of Mind

      To Graciela and Jose Acosta, RMHC is nothing short of a blessing.  The family stayed at the Ronald McDonald House near Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital for a month when their son, Santiago was a very sick infant.  As soon as they arrived, a burden was lifted. “When we came to the door something cha... Read more about The Acosta Family

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      The Cepkauskas Family

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      When “it happens to you,” RMHC is there to help

      Like many young students in Orland Park, Ill., Laurie Cepkauskas collected pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House in town. And like her peers, she didn’t do it because she knew exactly what the charity was doing, but because that’s just what students did.  “I really didn’t know anything about it exc... Read more about The Cepkauskas Family

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      The Sharper Family

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      RMHC has been there for us through the years

      My family’s first experience with the Ronald McDonald House of Durham and Wake was when my son Paris was three years old. After months of trying to figure out why Paris was so ill, we learned that he had restrictive cardio myopathy. The doctors sent us to see heart specialists at Duke Children's... Read more about The Sharper Family

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      The Johnson Family

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      It's hard to put into words what RMHC has meant to us

      When Noelle Johnson is asked about her son Jordan’s health, she can rattle off the dates of his three heart surgeries, his seven-month stay in the hospital as a newborn, when he got a tracheotomy tube inserted to help him breathe and the nights she’s spent by her 12-year-old’s side every time he’s c... Read more about The Johnson Family

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      The Wehr Family

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      RMHC helped us cope while our child was hospitalized

      I knew about RMHC before our daughter Autumn was hospitalized, but I had no idea what it would mean to us to be able to stay at the House. I had no idea just how much thought and effort staff and volunteers put into making life easier for families with sick children. Our eleven-month-old daughter Au... Read more about The Wehr Family

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      The Cartwright Family

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      Our Support Network at RMHC

      Having recently relocated to a new home after their previous home had been destroyed by a fire, the Cartwright family faced yet another hardship— seven-year-old Jordan was diagnosed with leukemia. Jordan had to be medevaced to Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, many miles from home, to battle... Read More about The Cartwright Family

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      the Sollars Family

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      Mia’s treatments take her far from home

      Mia Sollars suffered a stroke in utero, and at six months old she was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Cindi and Brad wanted to make sure Mia would get the absolute best care, so they chose Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago, despite living 120 miles away.  At first, Cindi rented an apartment in... Read More about the Sollars Family

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      The Brown Family

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      Home is Where the Love is

      On the morning of her third birthday, my daughter Amelia was diagnosed with lymphoblastic leukemia. She needed to be airlifted to Kansas City for immediate treatment. I was in shock and devastated that I couldn’t go on the flight with her because I was eight and a half months pregnant. Her father an... Read More about The Brown Family

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      The Munoz Family

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      Your small change makes a difference

      Spare change dropped in RMHC Donation Boxes at McDonald’s restaurants can make a huge difference to families with sick kids.  Recently, because donations gave two Texas children and their family access to the medical care they needed, they were also able to share an experience of a lifetime together... Read More about The Munoz Family

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      The Mylander Family

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      Three generations celebrate Mother’s Day at the Ronald McDonald House

      Sherri Mylander’s mom, Sandy Bernier, travels from Escanaba, Mich., to Greer, S.C., each year to visit Sherri and her family. But it has been 30 years since the mother and daughter celebrated Mother’s Day together. That will change on Sunday, when they and Mylander’s 16-year-old daughter, Gabrielle ... Read More about The Mylander Family

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