Stories

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
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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
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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
Posted by John Parie at Monday, January 27, 2014
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  • A Cajun Christmas Dec 18
    The Cajun Christmas group was founded by Jeff and Sonya Rollo who are the parents of Wesley Rollo.  Wes was a RMHC-Memphis resident several years ago.  The family wanted to give back so las...
  • From Lego Night to Candy Sushi Oct 3
    The activities at Ronald McDonald House of Memphis are endless.    Building with Legos and making sushi with candy are just two of the recent actiivity nights at the House.
  • Decorating Cookies Sep 18
    Last night's activity for residents was decorating cookies.   
  • Trivia at Parents Night In Sep 17
    Parents Night In for September was anything but trivial.    But there was trivia for the parents.    The team that won received a $20 gift card and second place received...