Whitney Webster in play room

Whitney Webster’s Family

When doctors discovered that three-year-old Whitney Webster had a ruptured kidney due to a cancerous tumor, she needed emergency surgery, weeks in the hospital to recover, radiation treatment and ongoing...
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Hannah Stopps - girl in hospital bed with cast

Hannah Stopps’s Family

In October 2015, Hannah Stopps went from being a perfectly healthy three-year-old, to needing emergency brain surgery for a life-threatening brain disorder and respiratory failure. Her dad David and mom...
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Micah Anderson 2017 boy

Micah Anderson’s Family

When the Anderson’s youngest son, Micah was born, he was hospitalized for the first month of his life due to multiple congenital heart defects. The family learned about the Ronald...
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Rosie’s Scarves Activity Night

Watch ABC7 Chicago’s story about Rosie Quinn’s “Coming Up Rosies” activity night for the families at the Ronald McDonald House near Lurie Children’s. Watch the ABC7 Story    

Eshall Ahmed’s Family

Eshall is only 3 years old, but you’d never know it by the way she speaks. “I have pockets. Can you read a book? When are we going to make...
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Samantha Yelenosky’s Family

The Yelenosky family volunteered for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana for more than a decade, unaware that they would soon desperately rely on its services. After...
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Daniel McCabe’s Family

Daniel’s story is so unusual, it’s already been told multiple times in the national media. He’s six months old now, but was born with biliary atresia. Eventually doctors informed Melody, his mother,...
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Blake Everson’s Family

The Everson family stayed at the Ronald McDonald House at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in 2017 for six weeks while seven-year-old son Blake underwent radiation therapy for a benign...
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Poortenga Family and Griffith, Indiana Community Donate 2 million Pop Tabs

Jeffrey and Krystal Poortenga dropped off 2 million pop tabs to Ronald McDonald House at Advocate Childrens thanks to the generosity of  the Griffith, Indiana community.  The Poortenga’s have been...
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Justin Wegner’s Friends Help in Time of Need

Ronald McDonald Family Room Teen Board members raised over $10,000 in gift cards in honor of their friend Justin Wegner and his family. Read more!