Family Stories

The Cofield Family

When six year old Greer Cofield was struck unexpectedly in the face by her horse, parents Gregg and Shannon rushed from their home in Cartersville, GA to be by their daughter's side after she was air lifted from the stable directly to T.C. Thompson Children's Hospital in Chattanooga. Read the Cofield Family's story of hope and recovery during their stay at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chattanooga.  

The Bone Family

While newborn baby C.J. gained his strength in the NICU, his loving mother (Gia), father (Cedric), and grandfather (Charles) brought a special warmth and hope to staff, volunteers and residents of the House as well as those across the street in the hospital during their 112 day stay. Read their story here...

The Vita Family

Sophie was born on March 13, 2009, several weeks early, weighing a little more than three pounds. She spent 33 days in the neonatal intensive care unit at the hospital with her parents, Tim and Whitney Vita desperate to be close by. Read their story of hope here...

The Brink Family

On June 22, 2009, Lydia was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of fourteen; her life and world were dramatically changed. Read their emotional story of recovery here...