Regina Taylor of Sedalia, Mo., had a few moments to herself Monday to eat in the Ronald McDonald House Family Room at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Taylor was at the hospital to support her grand-niece, a patient. The family room, which was celebrating its 20th anniversary, provides parents and family members a private area just steps away from their child’s room where they can sleep, shower or prepare a meal. The family room at Children’s Mercy Hospital was the first in the entire Ronald McDonald House system, and now there are more than 200 such rooms across the world.
Regina Taylor of Sedalia, Mo., had a few moments to herself Monday to eat in the Ronald McDonald House Family Room at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Taylor was at the hospital to support her grand-niece, a patient. The family room, which was celebrating its 20th anniversary, provides parents and family members a private area just steps away from their child’s room where they can sleep, shower or prepare a meal. The family room at Children’s Mercy Hospital was the first in the entire Ronald McDonald House system, and now there are more than 200 such rooms across the world. Tammy Ljungblad tljungblad@kcstar.com
Regina Taylor of Sedalia, Mo., had a few moments to herself Monday to eat in the Ronald McDonald House Family Room at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Taylor was at the hospital to support her grand-niece, a patient. The family room, which was celebrating its 20th anniversary, provides parents and family members a private area just steps away from their child’s room where they can sleep, shower or prepare a meal. The family room at Children’s Mercy Hospital was the first in the entire Ronald McDonald House system, and now there are more than 200 such rooms across the world. Tammy Ljungblad tljungblad@kcstar.com

First-of-its-kind family room celebrates 20 years at Children’s Mercy

March 27, 2017 04:26 PM

UPDATED March 28, 2017 09:33 AM

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