Stories

“I Cry Every Time I Leave On Sunday” 

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, a nurse was on the phone to Memphis. Two days later, Hannah was a patient at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, diagnosed with b cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.  Natalie and Kevin, her grandparents, have been legal guardians to Hannah and her older sister for the... Read More
Posted by Lisa Haguewood at Tuesday, June 5, 2018
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“I Am Home Here at RMHC Memphis”

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 performed an 8-hour surgery, during which they were able to remove 90% of the mass. And so their journey began. After release from the hospital, Braxton spent Christmas with mom and dad at home in Apple Valley, CA. They connected with St. Jude Children’s Hospital; and just 3 days into the new... Read More
Posted by Lisa Haguewood at Tuesday, June 5, 2018
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  • Mother's Day Parents Night In May 11
    It was a Mother’s Day theme for May's Parents Night In.  The parents painted and were entertained by a local 2 piece folk group.  They enjoyed Chinese food for dinner.  The ch...
  • "Ahoy Matey"  Apr 4
    Pirate Day was the theme of the fourth day of camp.   There were craftrs with a special area just for teens.   ADII volunteered and helped make it a hit.  
  • Tie Dye Day at Camp Mar 28
    The 3rd day of camp was psychedlic fun with tie-dye crafts, face painting, and plenty of food for all.
  • Fiesta for Camp Wishing Well Mar 27
    Ronald McDonald House of Memphis had a fiesta the 2nd night of Camp with silly crafts, a colorful piiñata, and a complete taco bar for dinner.