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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Last week former NFL football players and Super Baskets of Hope volunteers DeAngelo Hall and Ronnie Heard surprised families at our Ronald McDonald House with their very own super baskets! Super Baskets of Hope is an organization that provides thoughtful gift baskets to children with serious illnesses and their families. Each RonaldMcDonald House child received a hand packaged gift basket filled with toys and crafts while their parents received baskets filled with much needed supplies. The […]

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As we celebrate our independence this July 4 holiday, we are thankful for those who serve or have served our country to ensure freedom. Our “home-away-from-home” has been a safe haven for soldiers and veterans seeking the best medical care for their ill or injured child. Veteran Charlie Collins’ understands the peace of mind that comes with staying at a Ronald McDonald House. Charlie’s daughter Alivia was diagnosed with Post Infectious Cerebellitis, a disorder of […]

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