Family Stories

Bob Hudson Community Room

Looking for a place to hold your next offsite meeting or need a place for your community group to meet? The Bob Hudson Community Room at Ronald McDonald House of Memphis is great meeting space and is free to use. Contact Jackie Doyle at 901-312-7473 or jackie@rmhc-memphis.org for more information. Read More
Posted by John Parie at Monday, July 14, 2014
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Stock the Kitchens Drive

Last year 804 families stayed at Ronald McDonald House of Memphis. That’s a lot of breakfasts, lunches and dinners prepared in our two kitchens throughout the year.  All of that wear and tear means we are in constant need of new kitchen appliances, utensils and dishes. Help stock the kitchens by purchasing items from our Target and Amazon wish lists.  Target Wish List Amazon Wish List Shipping Address Attn: Sherri Maxey 535 Alabama Ave. Memphis, TN 38105 Read More
Posted by John Parie at Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Volunteer Spotlight: Barbara Grimes

Barbara Grimes is a Ronald McDonald House of Memphis volunteer. She has been volunteering at Ronald McDonald House of Memphis for seven years. Barbara is the founder of G.A.L.S. (Girls at Leisure Society). The group’s focus is to fellowship with friends and volunteer in the community. Barbara and the G.A.L.S. work the 9am – 1pm volunteer shift on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday of each month, host breakfast and conduct pantry cleaning/supply closet organizing... Read More
Posted by John Parie at Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Ronald McDonald House of Memphis Opens Two New Apartments

Ronald McDonald House of Memphis recently added two 2-bedroom apartments to the facility, increasing the number of families that can be served each night to 53 from 51. Each apartment has two bedrooms and one bathroom, a full kitchen, living room, dining area and washer/dryer. The renovation was made possible by converting an attached 2 bedroom/2 bath apartment that had been a resident manager’s unit. “The two new apartments have been a wonderful addition to Ronald McDonald House of... Read More
Posted by John Parie at Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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  • “I Cry Every Time I Leave On Sunday”  Jun 5
    Hannah, a sophomore in Cedar Grove, TN, developed a bump on her head in March that the family had hoped was a cyst. Unfortunately, it was a mass. Immediately after a surgeon’s biopsy,...
  • “I Am Home Here at RMHC Memphis” Jun 5
    When Nadine, a 23-year-old mother, took her only child, 6-week-old Braxton, to the hospital in California, a CT scan showed a large growth inside his head. They flew to Los Angeles, where surgeons pe...
  • St. Patrick's Day Parents' Night In Mar 20
    On March 16th,  we hosted our monthly Parents' Night In event.  It had a St. Patrick’s Day theme. B. Scott Duke, Corporate Program Manager, hosted trivia with the parent...
  • Valentine's Day Parents' Night In Feb 16
    On Valentine’s Day, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis hosted a Parents' Night In event. The parents went to dining room A  where they were treated to a steak dinner ...