In honor of National Heart Month celebrating 100 years, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Charlotte would like to spotlight one of our current “heart” families. Sayge Mattison Taylor was born on November 28, 2023, to Sabrina Bowles and Kim Taylor of Pilot Mountain, NC weighing 7 pounds, 12 ounces. Sayge...

Trinity D'Autorio was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma at the age of 2. She has been in treatment for almost 6 years. She recently relapsed and it was discovered that she has a specific mutation that makes her cancer cells invisible on scans and hard to predict. This type of rare mutation...

In May 2022, at age 2, Diyara Sahni was diagnosed with high risk Stage 4 Neuroblastoma. While she received treatment in India, her home country, Diyara was advised to enroll in a clinical trial to improve her chances of survival which was halfway around the world in Charlotte, North Carolina....

The Borders Family, originally from Roanoke, VA, could not anticipate the challenges ahead when their eleven-year-old son Zaire was diagnosed with sickle cell anemia. To treat Zaire’s condition, medical providers recommended a stem cell transplant. Unfortunately, because providers in Roanoke did not specialize in the transplant Zaire needed, his family...

Selah Henderson was diagnosed with Stage 4 High Risk Neuroblastoma in January 2016. Prior to her diagnosis, she was treated for pneumonia and then sent to her local hospital for further tests. The CT scan revealed a large mass on her right lung and another on her left adrenal gland....

In February 2022, James and Caroline Dornfried learned through fetal ultrasounds that their unborn son Isaac had been diagnosed with complex and very rare congenital heart disease called Crisscross Heart05. Arrangements were made to travel from their home in Winston-Salem to Charlotte so Isaac could be delivered and receive medical...