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Ronald McDonald House of Memphis Makes Trying Time Easier

Ronald McDonald House of Memphis serves hundreds of families each year and while each of their stories is a little different, one thing remains the same for all of them – their child has cancer and their lives will never be the same again.   Ivy and Elizabeth’s story began in late May when Ivy developed a fever and rash. Doctors initially though she had a simple viral infection, but blood tests soon revealed a much different problem. They knew she was predisposed to develop... Read More
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Southern Hot Wing Festival Raises $25,600

The Southern Hot Wing Festival committee raised more than $25,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis at this year’s event. Learn more about third party events benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis here . Read More
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Volunteer Spotlight: Elsie Phillips

Elsie Phillips is a Ronald McDonald House of Memphis and Special Event Volunteer. She has been volunteering here for 10 years. She works 4 or 5 shifts every month and is always willing to help out with last minute cancellations.  Elsie has a calm demeanor, helpful nature and sweet spirit which make her an asset to our volunteer program.  Her commitment to our mission has resulted in her daughter becoming a special event and group volunteer.   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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