Mike and Tia Jilg understand what this year has been like for you. They know what it’s like to be concerned with a contagious disease and to be isolated from friends and family. They know how stressful it is to meticulously plan every outing, taking every possible precaution to protect loved ones, particularly those who are significantly at-risk. They know how the constant worry and feelings of loneliness can lead to fear and exhaustion.
November 10, 2020
August 12, 2020
At Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha, we’re used to dealing with changing circumstances. But five months ago, we – and all of you – experienced changes unlike anything we’ve seen in our 26 years of existence. We’re used to caring for immune-compromised children and their families, but the coronavirus pandemic has also caused us to cancel events, in-person programs and volunteer activities, and most significantly, prevented us from accepting new families for roughly 90 days.
July 8, 2020
The average American has roughly a 40 percent chance of developing some form of cancer during the course of their life, according to research by the American Cancer...
June 9, 2020
As guests enter Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha, one of the first things they’ll see is the toy room – a glass-encased space with a Werner Enterprises...
May 15, 2020
Facing a medical crisis is a daunting task for any family, let alone one whose child has a condition nearly unheard of, anywhere. Parents can feel isolated and...
April 15, 2020
“I just want to go home.” If you’re like most people these days, you probably haven’t spoken those six words in quite some time. With millions and millions of...
March 18, 2020
At RMHC in Omaha, we’re no strangers to illness. The families we serve have children facing a whole host of illnesses, many of which compromise their immune systems,...
March 10, 2020
April and Jeff Albright have almost always maintained a positive attitude. That same attitude will be needed as they approach a new chapter in their life – parenting...
February 11, 2020
As the parents of five children, Rolanda and Patrick have grown used to doing whatever is necessary to provide for their family. One could say they, like our...