No parent would ever think they would have to go through this journey. Josie was diagnosed with very high risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia. Their quiet life turned upside down, separated from family, feeling helpless, scared and heartbroken. Ronald McDonald House was there to give Josie and her family a "home away from home" so they could be together. To make memories, share laughter, hugs and smiles.
Keeping Families Close
Ronald McDonald House Northern NSW programs keep families near each other and the care they need through Ronald McDonald Houses in Newcastle and Tamworth, Ronald McDonald Family Rooms in the John Hunter Children's Hospital and the Gosford Hospital, Ronald McDonald Family Retreat in Forster, and the Ronald McDonald Learning Program.
"When the sky tumbled in for our family, you were there. We are so grateful for having a soft place to land as we endured this long and difficult journey“
Ronald McDonald House Family