Stories

From Cancer Patient to Caring Big Brother

Six-year-old Josue’s path to Ronald McDonald House® of Memphis began in August 2013 when he was taken to a family pediatrician near his home in Puerto Rico because of strong headaches that woke him at all hours of the night.  Unable to find any other cause, the doctors prescribed Josue sinus medication, but the headaches persisted.  A CT scan was done, but doctors couldn’t find a cause for the headaches and prescribed stronger sinus medication. Days later, his stepdad Asmael and... Read More
Posted by John Parie at Monday, January 27, 2014
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Thank You Dollar Tree Employees

During the past six years, Dollar Tree and its employees have come together to support Ronald McDonald House of Memphis through various fundraising efforts.  Tammy Rayford, Dollar Tree Human Resource Manager, decided to find a way for local Dollar Tree employees to give back after meeting a parent that had stayed at Ronald McDonald House of Memphis while her child was being treated at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  “We are very excited about supporting Ronald McDonald... Read More
Posted by John Parie at Monday, January 27, 2014
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Meet Our Newest Ambassadors

Ronald McDonald House of Memphis Ambassadors are trained volunteers who will deliver an inspiring, engaging presentation about our organization. Our Ambassadors are frequently asked to speak at civic group or club meetings, chambers of commerce, religious institutions, schools, businesses or organizations that are interested in learning more about Ronald McDonald House of Memphis.  For more information or to request an ambassador, contact John Parie, Ronald McDonald House of Memphis... Read More
Posted by John Parie at Monday, January 27, 2014
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  • It's time for Back to School Aug 16
    To celebrate the start of school this year, Ronald McDonald House of Memphis had a party for the residents.  There were crafts, food, and backpacks for all the students. Dinner was generous...
  • August Birthdays Aug 16
    Ronald McDonald House of Memphis hosted a birthday party for resident kids with August birthdays. There were fun gifts for all kids born in August.  Pizza was graciously provided, as usual, ...
  • Sky High Carnival Aug 9
    For one night, the House was transformed into a movie wonderland.  Movie promotional posters, balloons, and decor were everywhere.   There was a real red carpet starting at the door of...
  • Merry Christmas...in July! Jul 31
    Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus made a summer visit to Ronald McDonald House of Memphis yesterday.   It was Christmas in July at the House with presents for all the children and a meal for the fa...