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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!


 

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…

Sonja holding her son, Brannon

Meet the Morgans

  Parents-to-be, Matthew and Sonja Morgan, from Hackberry, Louisiana, were just 17 weeks pregnant, when their OBGYN discovered their baby’s kidneys were swollen and had a rare birth defect called LUTO, or lower urinary tract obstruction. Seeking the very best medical care, they traveled to Houston for treatment at Texas Children’s Hospital.   After several…

 

 

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