Family Stories

From The Daily News: Ronald McDonald House Welcomes St. Jude Children, Families

Click here to read The Daily News story on Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis. Read More
Posted by Lisa Haguewood at Monday, June 12, 2017
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Corporate Spotlight - Walgreens

Walgreens employees extended their popular phrase, "Be Well", to the brave families at RMHC Memphis as they volunteered at Cancer Awareness Makes Progress (C.A.M.P.) Wishing Well.  For the second year, Walgreens is the presenting sponsor of our weeklong program, C.A.M.P. Wishing Well.  Each day has a different theme from princess and super hero day to mad scientist day.  Walgreens employees had fun helping families with all of the different crafts and... Read More
Posted by Lisa Haguewood at Tuesday, June 6, 2017
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“She Thought They Were So Funny and Most of the Time They Were Not”

“We were on vacation in Florida.   I had a fever that would not break, unexplained bruising, and extreme fatigue every time I went outside in the heat,” said 19-year-old Tori from Pekin, IL.       Tori was 5 days away from moving into college.  Instead, in August 2016, Tori began treatment for ALL, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, high risk.  The first 263 days of treatment,  Tori and her mother Tonya spent 141 at the Ronald... Read More
Posted by Lisa Haguewood at Tuesday, June 6, 2017
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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 ...