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Have You Heard? We Have a New Street Address!

The City of Phoenix recently renamed West Merrell Street between Central and Third Avenues (where Ryan House is located), Muhammad Ali Way, in honor of world champion boxer, social activist and pop culture icon, Muhammad Ali. The new street signs were unveiled during a ceremony near the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute on June 3, which the City has proclaimed as Muhammad Ali Day in honor of his life and his contributions to the city. Three years...

Support Ryan House Dads This Father’s Day!

Father's Day comes once a year, but Ryan House supports dads 24/7, 365 as they love and care for their medically fragile children. In honor of Dad, help us celebrate fatherhood during the month of June with a gift in honor or memory of your father or a special dad in your life, which will provide direct support to Ryan House fathers like Jose Tavizon and his beautiful daughter Angelita. Make your gift here! Shopping for gifts online? If so,...

Suns Charities 88 Donates Bench in Ryan Cottor’s Memory

Suns Charities 88 members came for a visit and brought something very special with them... a beautifully hand-painted wooden bench in memory of Ryan House Namesake, Ryan Cottor. The bench is prominently located in the foyer of the house. So, next time you're over for a visit, be sure to check it out. Thank you Suns Charities 88 and everyone involved in creating this beautiful bench for us. We are so grateful for your support and for this very special...

Create an Unforgettable Summer for Our Kids!

Summer at Ryan House means a full house with lots of activity! We invite you to help us create an unforgettable summer for our children and families like 12-year-old Jenelle. We recently had the chance to talk with Jenelle’s mom, Savannah, to learn more about her family’s story and we’d like to share it with you. Seven years ago, Savannah was at the park with her family, enjoying an early evening of laughter and playing. Her husband, Rigo, had driven...

A Powerful Reflection Honoring Those Who Have Not Survived

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. One of our supporters, Gene Cohen, wrote a powerful reflection honoring those who haven’t survived during this awareness month that we’d like to share with you. Everyone wants to be a hero. Everyone wants to admire and laud the hero. Everyone wants to heap praise on the hero, and put the hero on a pedestal. Everyone wants to survive. Everyone wants to admire and laud the survivor. Everyone wants to heap praise on the...

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