Last week, friends from The Buckhead Rotary Club and Express Pro brought the Express Clydesdales to our House near Scottish Rite! Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta even brought over a bus full of day rehab patients and their therapists to meet the majestic creatures. It was a beautiful spring day and the event was made complete with a Pizza Party donated by Galla’s.   We’re thankful for the support of community partners and friends like these […]

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First residents of the newly re-opened Atlanta Ronald McDonald House On December 21, 2015, nine-year-old Ty and his adoptive parents, Ken and Ann West, were the first family to check into our newly rebuilt “home-away-from-home” near Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. Ty and his family were welcomed into the new home with open arms! Ty was born with severe scoliosis and had congestive heart failure at two weeks old. He was unable to […]

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Kristen McGee, Ronald McDonald House guest and mother to 4-year-old Jocelyn “Jocelyn, my four year old daughter, is the strongest little girl I know! Just at two months old she had her first surgery. Jocelyn was born with an extremely rare disease, Chronic Granulomatous Disease. This disease affects the neutrophil cells, making it hard for the body to fight off certain bacteria and fungi. Before Jocelyn was one year old, she suffered through numerous infections […]

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AJ Hagin was only three years old when he went into heart failure. He was diagnosed with a rare mutation in the anatomy of his heart and would need a transplant in order to survive. For six months, AJ and his family stayed together at the Atlanta Ronald McDonald House as they waited for the transplant call that would save AJ’s life.  As they waited, AJ grew weaker but the Hagin’s leaned on each other […]

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Three years ago, Ethan Ferguson began suffering from seizures. After his family took him to the hospital for a MRI, his doctors discovered a very aggressive and rare cancerous brain tumor.  Soon after, Ethan underwent a craniotomy to remove the tumor.  Yet, in February of this year his doctors found new tumor growth during a routine scan and check-up.  Ethan was faced with yet another serious brain surgery to remove the new tumor growth. Throughout […]

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