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Volunteer Spotlight: Brent Hogancamp

Brent Hogancamp is a house volunteer and special event volunteer. He has been volunteering at Ronald McDonald House of Memphis for two years.  He began volunteering because he wanted to give back in a positive way. Brent recently competed in the St. Jude Marathon and raised over $1,000 in donations.   Brent’s positive attitude, helpful nature and great sense of humor make him a great asset to our volunteer program.   Read More
Posted by John Parie at Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Family finds a "home-away-from-home" during the holidays

Michelle had seen that her son, seven years old at the time, was suffering from headaches, nausea, and other complications and took him to the hospital. A CT scan revealed a tumor in his brain.  Michelle and her son Grant arrived at Ronald McDonald House December 21, 2013 and Grant underwent surgery the day after Christmas. “We spent Christmas here last year and it was wonderful. Grant was so excited that Santa Clause was able to even visit us here,” Michelle said. “And he... Read More
Posted by John Parie at Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Pittmans Mark 20 Years of Volunteering

What started 20 years ago as a way to help a member of their church congregation is now a monthly tradition for Mike and Kay Pittman. In 1994 a member of their church was staying at Ronald McDonald House of Memphis while receiving treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and they decided to get a group together and travel from West Point, Miss., to cook a meal for the families at Ronald McDonald House. The initial group was just Mike, Kay and two friends. Today, 20 years... Read More
Posted by John Parie at Thursday, December 4, 2014

  • “I need to think about him first” Nov 19
    Brandon has Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL). He was diagnosed in 2013 and treated in Honduras for a few years. Then he and his mother, Carmen, came to Memphis. They have lived in Ronald McDonald Hou...
  • “You are a huge part of our journey” Sep 21
    Jenny says to Ronald McDonald House of Memphis , “Thank you from the bottom of our hearts – if it wasn’t for you guys we would worry about where we are going to live. You are a hu...
  • August Parents Night In Sep 11
    Supergirl came and recruited another supergirl at our August Parents Night In!  Batman was flying around, too, as they helped lead our two scavenger hunt teams!  Parents enjoyed trivia by t...
  • UniverSoul Circus Performed Sep 11
     It was a circus down here at the RMH!  UniverSoul Circus, that is!  Our families were treated to some private performances from the cast of the UniverSoul Circus!  Dancers, acrob...