Families recall gratefully their stays at Ronald McDonald House

Imperial resident Jorge P. Garcia poses with his wife and their newborn son, Sam, who was hospitalized in 2018 at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego. COURTESY PHOTO

EL CENTRO — When Jorge Pablo Garcia’s sister asked if she could see his and his wife’s newborn baby, he replied without hesitation, replied, “Sure, come over to the house.”

However, by that, Garcia didn’t mean his home in Imperial. He was talking about the Ronald McDonald House across the street from Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, where his son, Sam, was recovering from an intensive surgery.

Families recall gratefully their stays at Ronald McDonald House

El Centro resident Melissa Singh and her son Braden pose as they participate in 2017 in Red Shoe Day at an intersection in El Centro. COURTESY PHOTO

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at vosuna@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3442.

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