An Anchor During Rough Times

On August 8, 2016, our 17 year old daughter entered inpatient treatment after a long, difficult 3 1/2 year battle with AMPS, a chronic pain syndrome.  With only a handful of locations in the country that treat this condition, we traveled from Charlotte, North Carolina to New Brunswick, NJ. » read more

Three Times the Joy

On November 28 2015 we welcomed our triplets into this world, they were three months premature. We are ever so thankful for the love and support we felt from the Ronald McDonald House in Long Branch NJ. In the chaos of months in the NICU, the worry of having critically Ill babies and trying to find balance for our seven year old son, this "house "became more than a "house" but a HOME filled with love and support.. » read more

Providing a "Home Away from Home"

My name is Eva Niemeijer and I am currently a patient in Children's Specialized Hospital.  I had surgery on February 24th to rotate my right femur bone and lengthen my abductor muscles. Unfortunately, on April 8th, I had to have my femur bone readjusted because it had shifted again, which means that I will have a much longer hospital stay than I originally anticipated. » read more

The Impact RMH has on one family

Let me introduce you to two inspiring people: Carlos and Maria.  Last October Carlos, Maria and her two daughters were living in Seaside Heights. Maria was pregnant. Carlos was a cook at a local restaurant. Tragedy struck when Sandy destroyed their home, forcing them to live with family and friends.
On December 13, still without a home of their own, Maria gave birth to her daughter, Megan, who was born prematurely, weighting less than tow pounds and suffering serious complications. Carlos, Maria and the two girls moved into the Long Branch House while Megan received critical care at Monmouth Medical. » read more

Weathering the Storm

Weighing only 1 pound, 10 ounces at birth little Antonio Guzman was sure to get all the medical attention and tender loving care he needed at the Newborn Intensive Care Unit at Monmouth Medical Center. This little bundle of pre-mature joy was certainly in good hands, but what about his parents, Jenifer and Justin Guzman?  At this stressful time they needed some special attention, too. » read more

Joshua's Story

On November 29, 2011, our family had a life changing experience. Joshua Lee Wilkinson was born. Baby Joshua was deprived of oxygen at birth or in utero after a fast natural delivery. He was diagnosed with (HIE) Hypoxic: lack of oxygen, Ischemic: lack of blood, Encephalopathy: a specific brain injury.  » read more

The Hunt's Story

Dear Ronald McDonald House,
In July 2010 our family took a step of faith by adopting a little girl with severe special needs. At the time we knew our finances were limited, but felt compelled to move forward anyway. During the first year together, we spent many days in and out of medical facilities. We found a specialist near Long Branch, NJ and saw immediate results toward healing and wholeness. » read more

The Meaning Behind the Music

For Betty Stoloff of South Brunswick, there’s no better way to combine artistic spirit and community support than through a special weekend of children’s performances benefiting families in need – especially when she’s been in their shoes. » read more