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 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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The Renly Family

The Renly Family from Albany, Oregon: 27 Visits, 57 Nights When Katelynn was two years old, her eye began to droop and her vision became obstructed. At first her pediatrician

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The West Family

Ailish just didn’t seem to be getting better. No matter what her local doctors did, it just didn’t seem to help. In her heart her mom, Jackie, just knew something wasn’t right. After traveling to Las Vegas for a battery of tests, they found out why – Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer

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The Cassoday Family

They were three hours from help when baby Isaac decided to arrive. Nearly eight weeks early, there was no way that their local hospital in Coos Bay would be able to help Isaac, or his mom Danielle, when he was born.

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The Graves Family

There is so much excitement when welcoming a new baby into your family. From picking out names, to getting a nursey ready, and everything in between, it can be a time filled with joy and anticipation. But when things don’t go as planned, that excitement can quickly turn to worry for your child’s future.

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