Ryan House kicked 2016 off right with a special visit from the Ohio Buckeyes, the college football team visited Phoenix on January 1st, 2016 to play in the Fiesta Bowl against the Notre Dame football team. Players and children and Ryan House we’re able to spend time decorating cookies, listening to music, and playing a few rounds of catch. View the coverage from ESPN:
Fox10 covers a visit from Hollywood star, Alexandra Shipp. A native Phoenician, Shipp stopped by for a meet and greet to sing songs with the kids and talk about her life as a movie star. Take a look at the visit below and check out her upcoming movie, X Men: Apocalypse.
“Tears flow freely from the eyes of a young couple holding their newborn while sitting in the color- filled kitchen with hand-drawn pictures covering the walls. But the emotions weren’t filled with sadness; they were tears of hope.
Sitting in Ryan House didn’t feel institutionalized, they said, but in every aspect it reflected and acted as a home for not only their daughter but their entire family during this time of need. The respite and palliative care facility exemplifies the motto, ‘Our family is your family, and our home is your home.'”