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Ronald McDonald House of Memphis Makes Trying Time Easier

Ronald McDonald House of Memphis serves hundreds of families each year and while each of their stories is a little different, one thing remains the same for all of them – their child has cancer and their lives will never be the same again.   Ivy and Elizabeth’s story began in late May when Ivy developed a fever and rash. Doctors initially though she had a simple viral infection, but blood tests soon revealed a much different problem. They knew she was predisposed to develop... Read More
Posted by John Parie at Friday, August 8, 2014
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Southern Hot Wing Festival Raises $25,600

The Southern Hot Wing Festival committee raised more than $25,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis at this year’s event. Learn more about third party events benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis here . Read More
Posted by John Parie at Friday, August 8, 2014
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Volunteer Spotlight: Elsie Phillips

Elsie Phillips is a Ronald McDonald House of Memphis and Special Event Volunteer. She has been volunteering here for 10 years. She works 4 or 5 shifts every month and is always willing to help out with last minute cancellations.  Elsie has a calm demeanor, helpful nature and sweet spirit which make her an asset to our volunteer program.  Her commitment to our mission has resulted in her daughter becoming a special event and group volunteer.   Read More
Posted by John Parie at Friday, August 8, 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...