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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 | 0 comments
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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 | 0 comments
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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 | 0 comments
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  • 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 ...
  • “They Take Care of Us, Feed Us, Spoil Us” Dec 28
    “A fighter who has a lot of courage and never gives up” is how Kari describes her daughter Kaylee, who adds, “Courage is the ability to do something that you never thought you wou...
  • “Enjoy All the Little Moments” Dec 18
    Matthew, age 4, says he wants to be a police officer when he grows up and then adds, “I have leukemia.”  His ever-inspiring mom, Robin confirms his diagnosis:   Acute Lymph...
  • “We know that we are here today, but tomorrow we do not know” Dec 7
    Imagine living in Memphis, TN your whole life with little travel outside the country.   Suddenly, you have to leave for Peru for an indefinite time with your critically ill child.  Y...