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FAMILY STORIES

Ronald McDonald House Houston is so much more than a place to stay – thanks to our amazing supporters we can truly provide a home away from home to families.  You can support a family’s night stay with a donation today and read the stories below to learn about the impact your gift makes!


 

The Importance of Play

  Children love to play. But for children with serious illnesses, playing can be more difficult because of health limitations. Ronald McDonald House Houston serves families best by allowing kids to be kids, no matter their health situation. That’s why we offer programs and activities that help kids feel a sense of normalcy during such…

Sofiya's mother embracing her daughter

Sofiya’s Story

Parents worldwide have a common bond: trying to save their children’s lives regardless of the toll it takes on them. Our Texas Medical Center, which welcomes patients near and far, has an international reputation for treating cancer and other serious illnesses. That’s why when 3-year-old Sofiya was diagnosed with acute leukemia, her family made the…

Marissa

Meet Marissa – Our Talented, Aspiring Artist

At 19 years old, Marissa received the terrifying news that she had two brain tumors. In search of the best medical care, her family traveled to MD Anderson Cancer Hospital, in the heart of the Texas Medical Center. With her home nearly 3 hours away, Marissa and her mom needed to stay at the Ronald McDonald…

 

 

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