Grandparents Unite to Support Children with Life-Threatening Conditions
by Ryan House
Group Seeks New Members and Invites Public to a Grandparents Guild Social to Support Ryan House
Jan. 21, 2014- (Phoenix)- Grandparents from all over the Valley will be at Ryan House on Jan. 30, 2014, to show their support of child with life-threatening conditions. The Ryan House Grandparents Guild is a committed and energetic group of Grandmas and Grandpas who wish to support the mission of Ryan House. The Guild meets yearly and is currently welcoming new members to join the group. Annual membership are $100 per individual or $175 per couple which offers financial support to provide respite, palliative and end-of-life care to Arizona children facing life-threatening conditions.
WHAT: FREE Grandparents Guild Social
WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014
10:00am to 12noon
WHERE: Ryan House
110 West Merrell Street
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Ryan House is located on the campus of St. Joseph’s Hospital, on the northwest corner of Merrell and 1st Avenue. Parking is available in the Ryan House parking lot just West of the House.
Ryan House and Grandparents. This event is open to the public. Any grandparent in the community is welcomed to join this primarily social group and help support the mission of Ryan House. Ryan House’s Executive Director and Grandparents Guild members will be available for interviews.
For those who can’t attend the Grandparents Guild Social on January 30, they can sign up for their 2014 membership on RyanHouse.org or call 602.200.0767 to sign up by phone.
Ryan House, a nonprofit organization in Central Phoenix, provides respite, palliative and end-of-life care to Arizona children with life-threatening conditions. From diagnosis through end-of-life and beyond, Ryan House provides a comprehensive program of family-centered care including medical, emotional, social and spiritual support services and therapies to enhance quality of life. Ryan House is supported 100% by charitable contributions with no insurance reimbursement. Families are never charged a fee to use the services available at Ryan House.
About Ryan House
The mission of Ryan House is to provide respite and palliative care to children with life-threatening conditions and, as needed, end-of-life care. All services at Ryan House are guided by the principles of palliative care. This philosophy of comfort care addresses not only physical pain but also the emotional, spiritual and social needs of the child and family. Ryan House is an Arizona 501(c)3 non-profit that was established in 2004. Ryan House opened in spring 2010. For more information visit www.ryanhouse.org. Follow them on Twitter and like them on Facebook.