Family stories

Our Houses, staff and volunteers have helped thousands of families over the last 25 years and some of them have kindly decided to share their experiences.

Meeting Millie

On 4 November, the family of 11 year old Millie Garbutt from Sanderstead, South Croydon, came to stay at Ronald McDonald…

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“I knew that everything would be okay”

Dee Hansford from Jersey, remembers vividly looking out of the window of Southampton Children’s Hospital...

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Paediatric pioneer Luke Martindale

An army jet, usually reserved for visiting dignitaries, made a mercy dash through the skies a bitter January night this …

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