Category: Our Stories

Hannah's senior photo

A Story of Heart and Hope

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. It was a life-altering discovery that made Hannah’s family face unimaginable choices.

Taylor Family Boys

239 Days and Counting

Over 229 days, the Taylor family’s journey, marked by their unborn son’s heart condition, unfolds with resilience and hope at the Aurora Ronald McDonald House. This post captures their remarkable story of love and strength, showcasing the unwavering spirit of a family united in the face of adversity.

Ben and Andy Goff

A Safe Place to Recover Together

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 Northern Colorado. He suffered extensive injuries to his skull and was immediately airlifted to Swedish hospital in Denver. It all happened so quickly that, by the time his family was notified, Ben was already having surgery. He would remain in a coma for 3-weeks and eventually undergo a skull implant to replace part of his cranium that was damaged during the accident.

Scharaga Family

More than a Room with Some Beds

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.

Reese and Reid

Coming Home

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:

Hannah's senior photo

A Story of Heart and Hope

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. It was a life-altering discovery that made Hannah’s family face unimaginable choices.

Taylor Family Boys

239 Days and Counting

Over 229 days, the Taylor family’s journey, marked by their unborn son’s heart condition, unfolds with resilience and hope at the Aurora Ronald McDonald House. This post captures their remarkable story of love and strength, showcasing the unwavering spirit of a family united in the face of adversity.

Ben and Andy Goff

A Safe Place to Recover Together

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 Northern Colorado. He suffered extensive injuries to his skull and was immediately airlifted to Swedish hospital in Denver. It all happened so quickly that, by the time his family was notified, Ben was already having surgery. He would remain in a coma for 3-weeks and eventually undergo a skull implant to replace part of his cranium that was damaged during the accident.

Scharaga Family

More than a Room with Some Beds

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.

Reese and Reid

Coming Home

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: