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Meet the Van Tuyle Family!

We are the Van Tuyles – a family of six. The most extraordinary thing Ryan House gives our family is the opportunity to connect with one another in our own unique way. We often lovingly refer to our family as the United Nations because together, we represent different backgrounds, cultures, and medical conditions. While we didn’t plan it that way, our journey to becoming a family began when our oldest daughter Jessica, who is now 16, was born. Jessica and...

#Giving Tuesday And So Much More This Month!

Ryan House and several other organizations across the country are recognizing National Hospice and Palliative Care Month this month to raise awareness about hospice and palliative care. And, with Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and #GivingTuesday all happening this month, there’s no easier way to show your support than with the gift of giving! Whether you are shopping earlier because of the expert advice about holiday shopping supply chain issues or plan to GO BIG on Black Friday and/or Cyber Monday, please...

Help Us Make the Holidays Even Happier at 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 support for our Toy Donation Drive and our Adopt a Family program. Toy Donations: Consider dropping off unwrapped toys for kids of all ages no later than December 17 that we can gift to our children. Click here to see our Holiday Wish List. Adopt a Family: Each year, groups have the opportunity to adopt a...

Our Fall Family Festival Was So Much Fun For All!

We had so much fun in the backyard at Ryan House celebrating with our families, supporters, and volunteers who recently dressed up in costumes and attended our annual Family Fall Festival. They received treats of all kinds! Kids enjoyed hours of festive fun including playing in our slime station, wandering through our pumpkin patch, and getting their faces painted to name a few. And, everyone left with goodie bags filled with sensory toys and loads of candy.  Thanks too, to...

Staff Spotlight: Kelly Randall & Maria Beltran, Co-Clinical Nurse Liaisons

Our Co-Clinical Nurse Liaisons, Kelly Randall and Maria Beltran (pictured left to right), play an integral role at Ryan House. They work directly with our families to create individualized plans of care for each child to ensure that their unique needs are accurately communicated with our clinical team. They also prepare our families for respite stays, onboard new referrals, and assist in developing our ever-expanding respite programs. Find out more about them in this month's Staff Spotlight. What is one...

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