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“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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  • From Lego Night to Candy Sushi Oct 3
    The activities at Ronald McDonald House of Memphis are endless.    Building with Legos and making sushi with candy are just two of the recent actiivity nights at the House.
  • Decorating Cookies Sep 18
    Last night's activity for residents was decorating cookies.   
  • Trivia at Parents Night In Sep 17
    Parents Night In for September was anything but trivial.    But there was trivia for the parents.    The team that won received a $20 gift card and second place received...
  • Music Therapy has begun at RMHC Memphis Sep 17
    Instructor Francisco Lara, known as Pacho, brought many instruments for the kids of RMHC Memphis to play and make music.