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From Cancer Patient to Caring Big Brother

Six-year-old Josue’s path to Ronald McDonald House® of Memphis began in August 2013 when he was taken to a family pediatrician near his home in Puerto Rico because of strong headaches that woke him at all hours of the night.  Unable to find any other cause, the doctors prescribed Josue sinus medication, but the headaches persisted.  A CT scan was done, but doctors couldn’t find a cause for the headaches and prescribed stronger sinus medication. Days later, his stepdad Asmael and... Read More
Posted by John Parie at Monday, January 27, 2014 | 0 comments
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Thank You Dollar Tree Employees

During the past six years, Dollar Tree and its employees have come together to support Ronald McDonald House of Memphis through various fundraising efforts.  Tammy Rayford, Dollar Tree Human Resource Manager, decided to find a way for local Dollar Tree employees to give back after meeting a parent that had stayed at Ronald McDonald House of Memphis while her child was being treated at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  “We are very excited about supporting Ronald McDonald... Read More
Posted by John Parie at Monday, January 27, 2014 | 0 comments
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Meet Our Newest Ambassadors

Ronald McDonald House of Memphis Ambassadors are trained volunteers who will deliver an inspiring, engaging presentation about our organization. Our Ambassadors are frequently asked to speak at civic group or club meetings, chambers of commerce, religious institutions, schools, businesses or organizations that are interested in learning more about Ronald McDonald House of Memphis.  For more information or to request an ambassador, contact John Parie, Ronald McDonald House of Memphis... Read More
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  • “Every Day May Not Be a Good Day, But There is Good in Every Day.” Apr 5
    Emma is a 14 years old from Decatur, IL. In 2015 an X-ray of Emma showed a mass. After she was diagnosed as having Ewing Sarcoma, she and her mother Jenny headed to Memphis. 3 different tim...
  • “I Cannot Forget the Outpouring of Love Here” Apr 5
    In pretty pink glasses and a matching outfit with headband, Rica who is almost 3 years old, often sings the song ”Jesus’ Love is a Bubblin’ Over” while performing the hand mot...
  • Q&A with a Nonagenarian Volunteer Mar 30
    Jean, a nonagenarian (a person in his or her nineties) is a familiar face at the front desk of Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Memphis.    She is currently re-reading a series...
  • Best Friends Together In the House Mar 30
    5 years ago in a Sunday school class in Louisiana, Julianne and Hailey met for the first time.  No one knew then that they would go on to be best friends and would eventually be growing...

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