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5:26 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

SLC Ronald McDonald House Expands to Accommodate More Families

Heather Jeppsen stayed at the Ronald McDonald House when her son Gavin was being treated for a heart condition. In this photo, she tours the new facility with her son who is doing well.
Andrea Smardon

The Ronald McDonald House in Salt Lake City has completed an expansion, so more parents with seriously ill children will be able to stay.  There are not only more beds, but more features to accommodate families as healthcare delivery evolves in Utah.

“We wanted families when they walked in to feel like they were entering a very different place than the hospital,” says Carrie Romano, Executive Director of Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area. “We wanted them to be greeted with a bright beautiful wall. As you can see, it says the house that love built.”

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