Our Families

Families travel from all over Oregon, the United States, and even across the world to receive care in our communities. From pediatric cancer treatment to long awaited surgeries, NICU stays, or even waiting on tests, the reasons that bring them to us are many. Regardless of their differences, they all have one thing in common – they are in need of a home away from home.

These are just some of the many heartwarming, hope-filled, and inspiring stories of families who have received shelter and support in our Houses.

The Sou Family

Shortly after his birth, Jessica found out that her son her scaphocephaly, causing the plates in his head to fuse abnormally – and that he would need neurosurgery at only four months old.

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The Pizzi Family

The Pizzi family had been going through an emotional and complex adoption process. But that beautiful day, they were matched with their daughter – facing 14 hours of travel to meet her in the NICU.

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The Rasmussen Family

Born at only 28 weeks, Kaylan weighed 1 lb, 7 oz. He needed extensive NICU time before he would be strong enough to go home, and his parents couldn’t bear to be away from him.

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The Sanchez Family

When Melissa Sanchez first pulled into the parking lot at the Ronald McDonald House, she couldn’t help but cry, because she knew she’d be able to look out the window of her room and see the hospital room where her tiny daughter was staying.

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The Harris Family

The Harris Family from La Pine, Oregon: 1 Visit, 28 Nights When Nickole unexpectedly gave birth to her daughter two months early, she was terrified for her baby and for

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