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Christmas in July

Last night, July 19th, we hosted our annual Christmas in July.  Our families were treated to crafts, a visit from Santa Claus and lots of gifts all courtesy of Ronald McDonald House.  Our new friends, Mark & Sylvia, flew in from New Jersey to help with the event and to present the families with an additional special gift.  Ali’s Way hosted a yummy dinner. Events like this give our families a chance to focus on something other than long days at the hospital. Kids can be... Read More
Posted by Lisa Haguewood at Friday, July 20, 2018
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July Parents Night In

On July 12th, we  hosted our monthly parents night in event.  The children were treated  to crafts and also a performance by Cazateatro Bilingual Theatre Group and Alexis White.  The parents played a competitive game of Bunco. The parent events are usually centered around connecting with other parents and expanding their support systems. Heart & Soul Caterer provided a nutritious and delicious meal to go along with the activities.  Thanks to Luz Vargas and Jan... Read More
Posted by Lisa Haguewood at Friday, July 13, 2018
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Gold Strike Casino sponsors CAMP in June

Each day at the CAMP sponsored by Gold Strike Casino had different themes.  We had western day, international day, under the sea day, and all things painting day.  There were crafts, games, piñatas, a photo booth and dinner each night.  Dinners were provided by ADK Society, Stratas Foods, Ali’s Way and Dohmen Life Science Services.  FUN WAS HAD BY ALL! Read More
Posted by Lisa Haguewood at Thursday, July 12, 2018
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RMHC Memphis Hosts Spring Camp

In Apriil, we hosted a Spring Camp and invited all of the other houses.  Each day we had different activities and meals.  We played giant yard games (Jenga, Kerplunk, Connect 4, Yahtzee), had the gaming truck come out with video games and laser tag in the park, did a new canvas fluid painting technique,  created things with clay, played bingo and had a movie night.  Safelite Auto Glass, St. Jude Housing & Patient Services, Memphis Youth Mission, Germantown Women’s... Read More
Posted by Lisa Haguewood at Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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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...