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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  • Ronald McDonald House Painting Jun 13
    It was Paint Day on Wednesday at Ronald McDonald House for summer camp.    Kids painted crafts and had their own faces painted.   Dinner was served and the families had a good tim...
  • Mad Scientists Take Over Ronald McDonald House Jun 12
    Day 2 of Summer Camp had the theme of Mad Scientists.   Children enjoyed doing science experiments inside and outside.  In addition, they were all treated to grilled cheese. &n...
  • Superheroes at Summer Camp Jun 11
    The theme was Superheroes for Monday night's camp at RMHC Memphis.  Batman brought his Batmobile and everyone worked on Superhero crafts and ate the prepared dinner.  
  • 2019 Perseverance Scholarship Winner Jun 11
    Austin Denton is the 2019 Perseverance Scholarship Winner.   Applicants must have stayed at RMHC Memphis and be going into college in the fall. The receipent is selected based on academic a...