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Jayline’s Story

Jacky was worried when her usually joyful daughter Jayline became so sick that she didn’t want to play anymore. Doctors discovered a cancerous tumor on her kidney that had spread to other parts of her body. But Jayline is a fighter.
The new Ronald McDonald Family Room at Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital in Lehi

New Ronald McDonald Family Room opening in Lehi

The new Ronald McDonald Family Room at Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital in Lehi provides a comforting space for families of hospitalized children. Spanning 3,200 square feet, it offers private rest rooms, essential amenities, and communal areas, supporting over 3,000 families annually to stay close and focus on healing.

Rudy’s Story

When Joe and Mary took a trip to Montana two month’s before their baby’s due date, they had no idea their son would be arriving early. Mary’s water broke shortly after they saw Old Faithful erupt and the family was rushed, ambulance to ambulance to single engine airplane, from Montana to Salt Lake City.

sweet little girl with medical tubing in her nose smiling warmly

Lynaela’s Story

When Lynaela was born near the end of January 2016, her mother noticed that the baby’s stomach was oddly distended. She checked with her pediatrician in the Four Corners area, but they couldn’t find a cause. On a visit to a different doctor they discovered that Lynaela was experiencing liver failure and immediately referred the family to Primary Children’s Hospital.

Tess sitting with a large group of family members

Tess’s Story

We stayed at the house for almost three months in 2012 when our daughter Tess was born 14 weeks early and stayed in the Nicu in murray. We had no idea how important the house would be to us!

Press Release: New Ronald McDonald Family Room® program launches at the University of Utah Health for Newborn Intensive Care Families

Media Contacts:                                                                                                                Katie SmithChief Development and Marketing Officer, RMHCkatie@rmhslc.orgOffice: 801-363-4663 | Cell: 801-910-1986 Kathy Wilets, Public Relations Director , U of U HealthKathy.wilets@hsc.utah.eduOffice: 801-581-5717

Press Release: Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Awarded $1.25M by Cambia Health Foundation

Media Contact                                                                                                                   Katie Smith, Chief Development and Marketing Officer katie@rmhslc.org | Office: 801-363-4663 | Cell: 801-910-1986 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Awarded

sweet young girl with head wrap smiling warmly

Ali’s Story

Ali has been staying at the House on and off for a few years while she has been battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Ali is one of the 670 children courageously facing down cancer – that have stayed at our Ronald McDonald House over the last year.

The new Ronald McDonald Family Room at Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital in Lehi

New Ronald McDonald Family Room opening in Lehi

The new Ronald McDonald Family Room at Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital in Lehi provides a comforting space for families of hospitalized children. Spanning 3,200 square feet, it offers private rest rooms, essential amenities, and communal areas, supporting over 3,000 families annually to stay close and focus on healing.

Rudy’s Story

When Joe and Mary took a trip to Montana two month’s before their baby’s due date, they had no idea their son would be arriving early. Mary’s water broke shortly after they saw Old Faithful erupt and the family was rushed, ambulance to ambulance to single engine airplane, from Montana to Salt Lake City.

sweet little girl with medical tubing in her nose smiling warmly

Lynaela’s Story

When Lynaela was born near the end of January 2016, her mother noticed that the baby’s stomach was oddly distended. She checked with her pediatrician in the Four Corners area, but they couldn’t find a cause. On a visit to a different doctor they discovered that Lynaela was experiencing liver failure and immediately referred the family to Primary Children’s Hospital.

Tess sitting with a large group of family members

Tess’s Story

We stayed at the house for almost three months in 2012 when our daughter Tess was born 14 weeks early and stayed in the Nicu in murray. We had no idea how important the house would be to us!

Press Release: New Ronald McDonald Family Room® program launches at the University of Utah Health for Newborn Intensive Care Families

Media Contacts:                                                                                                                Katie SmithChief Development and Marketing Officer, RMHCkatie@rmhslc.orgOffice: 801-363-4663 | Cell: 801-910-1986 Kathy Wilets, Public Relations Director , U of U HealthKathy.wilets@hsc.utah.eduOffice: 801-581-5717

Press Release: Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Awarded $1.25M by Cambia Health Foundation

Media Contact                                                                                                                   Katie Smith, Chief Development and Marketing Officer katie@rmhslc.org | Office: 801-363-4663 | Cell: 801-910-1986 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Awarded

sweet young girl with head wrap smiling warmly

Ali’s Story

Ali has been staying at the House on and off for a few years while she has been battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Ali is one of the 670 children courageously facing down cancer – that have stayed at our Ronald McDonald House over the last year.

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Parents don’t know when their children will need medical help. But they should know they can always access the care they need. And with your help, we can support them all throughout their journey.