Katelyn’s mom, Katrina Stone, describes her families experience at the Atlanta Ronald McDonald House as “completely amazing.” Since the Stone Families first night at our House in 2009, they have stayed with us for more than 200 nights. “To us, it’s a second home,” Katrina said. In utero, Katelyn was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect known as hypoplastic left heart syndrome. She was delivered at 37 weeks and was immediately transferred from Macon Hospital […]

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The Brannon family from Carrollton, Georgia, first came to our House near Scottish Rite after their three month old baby, Corbin, was diagnosed with arthrogryposis, bilateral club feet, hip dysplasia and plagiocephaly. We were happy to be called their place of comfort, refuge and a “home-away-from-home” in the midst of unimaginable circumstances. “August 18, 2016, after 9 miserable days in bars and boots, we discovered that our 3 month old baby had suffered a broken […]

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Brian and Kathleen Noblitt are parents to three outdoorsy, sport loving boys: 10-year-old Brady, 6-year-old Brandon and 4-year-old Benson. They describe themselves as a family unit and work hard to stay connected. Late last year, their family faced a new challenge. One morning in August, Brandon woke up with paralysis through the entire right side of his body. Many tests and hospital stays later, he was diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM); a rare neurological […]

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We’re so thankful that the Simpson family is returning to our House this Christmas Eve and preparing a meal for the families currently staying with us. Their son Brayden is now 8 years old and just celebrated his 6th ‘heartversary’, as they call it. He will be getting a new pacemaker in 2017 but overall, his health is well! The Simpson family has called our House their “home-away-from-home” since Brayden first started treatment in 2010. We […]

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In December 2014, six-year-old Jace Cumbie was diagnosed with stage four Neroblastoma, an aggressive nervous system cancer. With a younger brother and living two hours south of Atlanta, commuting to the hospital each day for treatment was not an option. Fortunately for the Cumbie family, a room was available at our House. “At the House, Jace was able to be around other kids going through similar things, kids that were sick and going through something […]

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