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Wanna Spread a Little Holiday Cheer for Ryan House?

There are always so many wonderful opportunities to spread cheer during the holiday season and Ryan House is no exception. We are currently seeking assistance with the following: -Adopt a Family for the Holidays -Holiday Goodie Bag Donations -Toy Donations Adopt a Family: Each year, groups have the opportunity to adopt a Ryan House family for the holidays. This special opportunity means purchasing gifts for one family, wrapping them, and delivering them to Ryan House to be picked up by...

Local Author Holds Children’s Book Fundraiser for Ryan House

We recently welcomed some extra special guests at the house, as you can see from the photo above, including AZ Family 3TV CBS 5 Reporter Heidi Goitia, who helped us spread the word about a new fundraiser by local author, Michael Stevens, who is donating 100 percent of the net proceeds of his adorable children's book, ELLEN MELON, to Ryan House just in time for the holidays!  Academy Award-nominated Cinematographer Dean Cundey, who is known for his work on hit...

Ryan House Celebrates Family Fall Festival of Fun!

More than 150 people including our families, supporters and volunteers dressed up in costumes and attended our annual Family Festival where they received treats of all kinds! Kids enjoyed hours of festive fun including a witch’s hat ring toss, cookie decorating, and a spooky sensory station to name a few. Plus, there were lots of yummy treats including cheese trays donated by Cabot Cheese, piping hot pizza and festive snacks for all to enjoy.  Thanks too, to ComiCare and Medieval...

Run for Someone You Love

Every year since sweet one-year-old Connor (aka King Con) passed away at Ryan House from a rare genetic disease, parents Zach and Ashley Crowell along with his big brother, Kellan, recruit their friends and family to join “Team King” in support of the Run for Ryan House in his memory.  Read below to learn more about the Crowells’ beautiful Ryan House journey (as told by Ashley) in hopes that you too will be inspired to sign up on your own...

We’re Dreaming of a White Christmas!

The White Christmas Gala is Ryan House’s unique, holiday signature fundraising event. Guests will enjoy an intimate, joyous evening celebrating The Board of Visitors Ryan House and the song “White Christmas,” which was written by Irving Berlin poolside at The Arizona Biltmore. The event features an elegant dinner, festive dancing and a magical evening to begin the holiday season. This year’s Co-Chairs are Mrs. Pepper Kincaid-Sizer and Mrs. Jennifer Whitesides. Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 in...

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