Ronald McDonald House Charities
I chose to do my I-search paper on Ronald McDonald House Charities because I have a personal interest in this charity. My interest comes from the birth of my first grandchild. My son and daughter-in-law learned that their child would be born with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. The doctor’s explained that one in twenty-seven hundred babies are born with this. CDH is where there is a hole in the diaphragm and as the baby develops its organs, such as stomach spleen, intestines, and liver move up into the chest cavity putting pressure on the lungs. This causes the lungs to be under developed. They were told that the baby would be hospitalized for about three months. They were told to contact the Ronald McDonald House to make arrangements for a room after the birth of the baby. They were putting on a waiting list and were asked to let the manager of the RMHC at the University of Virginia know when they were at their due date. While at the Ronald McDonald House my son and daughter-in-law were allowed to have an immediate family member to stay with them for a couple of days. I stayed for several days during and after my granddaughters’ surgery. I was amazed by this charity and I was curious as to how this charity had started and why. I had not heard much about the Ronald McDonald House Charities. I knew that I wanted to find the history and the stories of these charities.
This is the original Ronald McDonald website. I find this website to be credible because it is the original website for Ronald McDonald House Charities. I can find how this charity was started. The first child to be a part of this charity. Volunteers stories. News and events of up to date information concerning this charity. I also noticed that this website tells you about RMHC’s scholarships and grants. There are also stories from parents and children from all over the U.S. This search seems to be somewhat...
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