Stories

History of the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis Radiothon

By Special Guest Writer C.J. Kirkland As this year’s Ronald McDonald House of Memphis Radiothon approaches, I wanted to sit down and get a little more insight on the fundraiser from the three people who were instrumental in both its inception and subsequent success.  Bev Hart, Chris Jarman and Danni Bruns McCrary shared personal and professional stories coupled with life lessons that evolved through their work with the radiothon. The memory of John “Bad Dog” McCormack was evident... Read More
Posted by John Parie at Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Volunteer Spotlight: Pam Mallett

Pam Mallett is a House and Special Event Volunteer. She has been volunteering at Ronald McDonald House of Memphis for six years.  Pam works for the Memphis Daily News and is an active member of Fabulous Women Over Forty. She began volunteering because she wanted to gain a sense of accomplishment from knowing that her contribution was making others happy. Pam’s positive attitude, helpful nature and calm demeanor make her a great asset to our volunteer program. Read More
Posted by John Parie at Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Ronald McDonald House is a "home-away-from-home" during difficult times

The volunteers and staff's passion at Ronald McDonald House® of Memphis is making the lives of its families a little easier. With hectic schedules, and doctors trips it is nice to take care of the small things for the families, and make them feel at home. It certainly has made life a little easier for Stacy, the mother of 6-year-old Waylon, who was diagnosed with cancer nearly three years ago. “It was after a week and half of just minor aches and pains,” Stacy said. “We didn’t think much... Read More
Posted by John Parie at Tuesday, October 21, 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...