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Caitlin Ambrose always wanted to hold a sloth. The 21-year-old Ewing’s sarcoma patient from Australia finally got her wish, thanks to Ronald McDonald House Houston and the Houston Zoo. Caitlin, her parents and her two siblings visited the zoo, where they were treated to an...

When husband and wife Milton and DarTanya Gardner found out they were finally pregnant, they made sure to follow the doctor’s orders closely. But one night, five months into mom’s pregnancy, she felt like something was wrong. DarTanya was going into labor and Milton drove her...

Laurel is an 18-year-old from Arkansas who stayed at our Holcombe House several times while receiving a bone marrow transplant at Texas Children’s Hospital.  Laurel loves animals (she has several pets at home!), arts & crafts, and making new friends from all over the world....

My first experience with Ronald McDonald House was five and a half years ago when my 15-year-old daughter became suddenly ill and was diagnosed with fulminant liver failure at Christmas. My husband and I had the opportunity of staying at the Ronald McDonald House inside...

Peyton had been battling brain tumors since he was an infant, but the doctors said that there was nothing they could do, and his family was sent home with the prognosis that he likely would not survive a year. So when they received a call...

Emma and Claire Nesbitt are the teenage twins who, together, co-founded Hope Thrives for Houston, a nonprofit organization that supports local charities in the Houston community. The girls, alongside their team of over forty volunteers, create and sell jewelry. 100% of the proceeds from their...

Thank you for keeping our House and families in your thoughts over the past few days. Our hearts are with our city and all of the families who call Houston their home. We gratefully report that all of our families who are currently staying at...

  Children love to play. But for children with serious illnesses, playing can be more difficult because of health limitations. Ronald McDonald House Houston serves families best by allowing kids to be kids, no matter their health situation. That’s why we offer programs and activities that...

  This new logo celebrates our connection to Ronald McDonald House chapters around the world. Together, we serve critically ill children and their families, providing a home away from home when they need it most. Ronald McDonald House® Houston draws its strength from local support, through...

Help brighten the day for one of our families with a "We Care" project from the hyperlinked list!  Chemo Care Kits Busy Bags Wheelchair Caddy Door hangers NICU Sock Lovies And more!  ...