The financial support provided from the Global Giving project “Provide Respite and End-of-Life Care to Children” has been invaluable in supporting the mission of Ryan House. Palliative, respite and end-of-life care are provided to children with life-threatening conditions at Ryan House at no cost to the family so that every child has access without regard to insurance status or ability to pay.
In its first year in operation, Ryan House has served children from around the state of Arizona. Ryan House provided over 34,500 respite care hours as well as end-of-life services to 22 families, and is projected to serve 250 families in the next year.
The funds provided have been spent providing children with life-threatening conditions life-enhancing therapies. The hydro, sensory, music and art therapies are offered on-site and allow all children who come to Ryan House to learn, grow and explore during their stay by providing opportunities that they otherwise would not have access to. These therapies are essential to giving children meaningful respite stays at Ryan House and are implemented in a manner that complements the regular care routines provided in their homes.
Thank you for your support of Ryan House and our mission to provide respite, palliative and end-of-life care to children with life-threatening conditions throughout the state of Arizona.
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