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Meet the Janak Family

“It’s written on the walls somewhere, the Ronald McDonald House has become our ‘home-away-from-home’. I feel at home. As we were going through this, I told my husband, they are...
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Krystal Smith tenderly holds her son Gus while he sleeps on her chest.

You cannot put a price on being close to your child

I knew of the Ronald McDonald House, but I never knew how amazing and wonderful this charity is until I needed it. Because I was right across the street from my child's hospital, I didn’t have to have to sleep in the hospital every night. #KeepingFamiliesClose

The Janda family from left to right, smile and hold their baby girl at Brazos Hall.

Wearing Red Shoes for Families

It was a sea of red shoes at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas’ Red Shoe Luncheon on September 19 at Brazos Hall. From sandals to cowboy boots, 275...
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Finding Comfort, Together by Scott Carden

On our 7th Wedding Anniversary, our world was turned upside down, when our daughter Marie died minutes after an emergency C-section. My wife and I were devastated and could barely...
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A Sister’s Perspective by Lauren Galea

I had no idea what Ronald McDonald House Charities did until 15 years ago when my little sister Morgan, who was 10 at the time, was hospitalized after suffering from...
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Well-Being Wish List Drive with Factory Mattress

Factory Mattress and Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Central Texas believe in keeping families close. For over 30 years, RMHC CTX has brought comfort to families with critically ill or...
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Surrounded by Comfort & Care

The Silliman Family On September 13, 2016, while in Austin, TX on a business trip, my life unexpectedly changed. Far from my Atlanta home, I went into labor at 24...
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Click here to hear the Whisenant family story.

View an accessible version of their video by clicking here.    

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Meet the Zavala Family

Meet the Zavalas by viewing their story here. View an accessible version of their video by clicking here.

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“Lights of Love raises money for families with sick children”

Join us on Friday, December 2 for the 9th Annual Lights of Love to support families like Penney Berryman’s! “Lights of Love is a super friendly, family event! Meet Santa,...
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