Family of cancer patient says they were victims of discrimination by a charity group

October 01, 2015
he family of a four-year-old cancer patient says they were victims of discrimination when refused housing by the Ronald McDonald House Houston.
     In January, Jolynn Garcia was diagnosed with Medulloblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer. She underwent emergency surgery to remove the tumor. By July she would begin chemotherapy at MD Anderson.
     She and her family are from the Rio Grande Valley so they asked if they could stay at the Ronald McDonald House Houston during treatments. Their request was denied.
     "You all say, advertise, that you don't turn away any child at all. How come you're denying my daughter," asked Jolynn's mother Evelyn Garcia.