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From the moment Hannah Ingraham was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) during a routine ultrasound, her life was set to be a remarkable journey of resilience and courage. HLHS is a severe congenital defect where the left side of the heart is underdeveloped....

"Donations help families with kids who are very sick, like mine. Without the Ronald McDonald House of Denver, we wouldn’t have a place to be with them as they heal." Two hundred and thirty-nine days is a very long time. It's a span that can encompass...

Last September, something unimaginable happened to the Goff family.  Far away from the rest of the family who live in Powell, Wyoming, 20-year-old Ben was involved in a horrific car accident in Nothern Colorado.  He suffered extensive injuries to his skull and was immediately airlifted...

Imagine how your outlook would change if, just five months into your pregnancy, you were told that the emergency care needed for your unborn child was 750 miles away.   It’s a story that Noah and Judy Scharaga know all too well. During a routine appointment with...

One of our newest team members, Reese Bomberger, shares his own touching story of the journey from guest family to staff member at Ronald McDonald House.  Reese joined the Development/fundraising team earlier this year: When I was 8 years old, I developed a rare infection in...

Hearing stories of families affected by the pandemic are certainly not uncommon these days.  But, this one is a little different.  For the Rosas family, the pandemic brought hardships and togetherness that they never expected. On November 9, 2021, Erica Rosas, about 6 months pregnant and...

For most of us, traveling nearly 2,000 miles from home to be seen by a doctor, every six months, seems daunting.  But, not for 10-year-old Riley-Ann Picariello…as long as she’s staying at the Aurora Ronald McDonald House while there. “I love it when I stay (at...

Garrett Holmes' occupation recently became his inspiration.  He’ll tell you that, although he always understood the importance of giving back, he hadn’t yet found a volunteer opportunity that piqued his interest.  But, when he hatched the idea of using his job as an Uber driver...

Coloradans who receive a state income tax refund can elect to give all or part of it to a local non-profit like Ronald McDonald House-Denver. Through the Donate to a Colorado Nonprofit program (ReFUND CO), taxpayers can choose to directly support an eligible Colorado-registered charity, like...

When he was in sixth grade, Brock Ramirez was deeply touched by several family friends fighting cancer.  He resolved to help families fighting life-threatening illnesses, and decided that collecting pop tabs for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver would be a great way to do...