Alexa Bolton was diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma at the age of 10. Ewing’s Sarcoma is a very rare type of cancerous tumor that grows in your bones or in the soft tissue around your bones, such as cartilage or the nerves, and usually affects people from the ages of 10 to 20.
She stays at the Ronald Mcdonald House and is currently receiving treatment. In her interview with WABC news, she remembered the time when she first came to the house, she knew in that moment that it was the kind of place that would provide a much-needed respite from what she was going through.
She loved the convivial atmosphere at the House and thought that everyone was extremely compassionate and welcoming. One of the memories she cherishes the most at the Ronald Mcdonald House is the experience she had at the Playroom, where they had Movie nights and volunteers doing their best to ensure amusement. Ronald McDonald House New York ensures children get the opportunity to be kids first and patients second. Our programs help provide children and their families with a sense of normalcy after treatment through various services