Family Stories

History of the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis Radiothon

By Special Guest Writer C.J. Kirkland As this year’s Ronald McDonald House of Memphis Radiothon approaches, I wanted to sit down and get a little more insight on the fundraiser from the three people who were instrumental in both its inception and subsequent success.  Bev Hart, Chris Jarman and Danni Bruns McCrary shared personal and professional stories coupled with life lessons that evolved through their work with the radiothon. The memory of John “Bad Dog” McCormack was evident... Read More
Posted by John Parie at Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Volunteer Spotlight: Pam Mallett

Pam Mallett is a House and Special Event Volunteer. She has been volunteering at Ronald McDonald House of Memphis for six years.  Pam works for the Memphis Daily News and is an active member of Fabulous Women Over Forty. She began volunteering because she wanted to gain a sense of accomplishment from knowing that her contribution was making others happy. Pam’s positive attitude, helpful nature and calm demeanor make her a great asset to our volunteer program. Read More
Posted by John Parie at Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Ronald McDonald House is a "home-away-from-home" during difficult times

The volunteers and staff's passion at Ronald McDonald House® of Memphis is making the lives of its families a little easier. With hectic schedules, and doctors trips it is nice to take care of the small things for the families, and make them feel at home. It certainly has made life a little easier for Stacy, the mother of 6-year-old Waylon, who was diagnosed with cancer nearly three years ago. “It was after a week and half of just minor aches and pains,” Stacy said. “We didn’t think much... Read More
Posted by John Parie at Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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  • Christmas in July Jul 20
    Last night, July 19th, we hosted our annual Christmas in July.  Our families were treated to crafts, a visit from Santa Claus and lots of gifts all courtesy of Ronald McDonald House.  Our n...
  • July Parents Night In Jul 13
    On July 12th, we  hosted our monthly parents night in event.  The children were treated  to crafts and also a performance by Cazateatro Bilingual Theatre Group and Alexis White.&n...
  • Gold Strike Casino sponsors CAMP in June Jul 12
    Each day at the CAMP sponsored by Gold Strike Casino had different themes.  We had western day, international day, under the sea day, and all things painting day.  There were crafts, games, ...
  • RMHC Memphis Hosts Spring Camp Jul 11
    In Apriil, we hosted a Spring Camp and invited all of the other houses.  Each day we had different activities and meals.  We played giant yard games (Jenga, Kerplunk, Connect 4, Yahtzee), ha...