Read some of the amazing and inspiring stories from the families who have been directly impacted by Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern NSW.
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The Ronald McDonald Family Retreat at Forster has given Kinsgsley and his family holidays together have meant that Erin, Timothy and Kingsley can create special memories together and have that special holiday when they need it most.
Kimberly and husband Andrew didn’t think they were going to be travelling from their farm in Bundella to Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital over the Easter Long Weekend. But at 39 weeks pregnant and Kimberly showing early signs of labour, the trip was required.
Corrine and Alex knew when they had problems with their 2nd daughter’s health, that the Gosford Family Room was there to help them through this stressful time.
With determination and the support of the RMHC Learning Program Anya has been able to stay upt-to-date with schooling during her illness.
Carly went into labor at 31 weeks, and was taken to John Hunter Children’s hospital for the birth of her twins Ariel and Cheston.
Donya and her family from Hamilton were able to enjoy some much needed time to refresh their minds and souls at the Family Retreat in Forster in January.
Julie and her husband Ashley share their story of being able to support their son and daughter-in-law during grandson Tom’s treatment. Staying in at Ronald McDonald House and being able to use the Ronald McDonald Family Room has helped keep their family together.
When Armidale local, Miranda gave birth to Imogen 8 weeks early, she was flown to Newcastle and her family stayed at nearby Ronald McDonald House. They then spent 3 weeks at Tamworth House before finally taking their new baby home.
The Byrnes spent precious time together as a family at the Forster Family Retreat earlier this year. Having the whole family together with all the kids getting attention and having some fun made such a difference.
Three year old Jacob loves coming to the Ronald McDonald Family Room so much he kept asking his mum, Tara, to go back there. Mum doesn’t mind, as is gives her a place to relax and unwind.