Trenton climbs the steps to the slide on our playground.

Family Story: Trenton

With a nickname like “Mr. Social,” you can imagine that 4-year-old Trenton Moore has never met a stranger. That may be why he decided to start life a little early at just 27 1/2 weeks. Just hours after birth, Trenton’s health unexpectedly declined and he was given a 2 percent chance of survival. This sudden…

The White family speaks to the crowd.

2018 McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel concert raises $14K for RMHCA

The artists and crew of the McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour put on another wonderful show for Birmingham on July 12! Radio personality Lonnie Hunter hosted the concert, which featured well-known gospel arists like JJ Hairston, Todd Dulaney and Ricky Dillard. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama’s special guests included the White family, who stayed…

Vacation Bible Schools give back to RMHCA

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama is so impressed with two Vacation Bible Schools who have recently given back to our charity. Hailing from Decatur, the Central Park Baptist Church VBS raised $953 to help families who have to travel hours to Birmingham for their child’s medical care! They say a personal connection inspired their…

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RMHCA launches 2018 Make Eating Matter

RMHCA is happy to announce the Make Eating Matter fundraisers for this summer! We have partnered with great restaurants around town and we are asking you to get out and help us raise some awareness and funds. When you go to the participating restaurant on the designated day, you eat great food and the restaurant…

Family Story: The Bond of Two Brothers

Brothers Logan and Colton Morgan have always been very close. They both play baseball and Logan also plays football. They may fight like cats and dogs, as siblings do, but at the end of the day they are each other’s best friend. On March 31, 2018 in their hometown of Butler, Alabama, parents Brandi and…

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McDonald’s Share Your Stripes Fundraiser kicks off July 1

Throughout the month of July, participating McDonald’s restaurants are giving you a chance to Share Your Stripes and support the families staying at the Birmingham Ronald McDonald House! Crew members at the McDonald’s locations listed below will be able to add your donation directly to your meal total. Each flag equals $1 donated to RMHCA…

Show off your cookie baking skills for RMHCA families

Don’t be late for this very important date! Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama is hosting a Cookie Baking Contest as a fun way for bakers to show off their talents and give families a fun activity at the Ronald McDonald House. The theme for the contest is “Alice in Wonderland” and bakers are encouraged…

Miley and David enjoy time on the playground swinging

Miley’s Story: It’s all about family

It’s scary facing a cancer diagnosis. It’s disheartening knowing you’ve relapsed. While going through these difficult times, worrying about a place to stay should be the last thing on a parent’s mind. That’s where Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama steps in. This is the story of Miley and her guardian, David, two people who…

Santi and dad receive their Cheeriodicals box.

Send an RMHCA dad a note of encouragement!

This Father’s Day, we need your help to make all the dads and grandpas staying at our Ronald McDonald House feel loved for all the things they do! Submit a note of encouragement below and we’ll print them out to share with RMHCA dads over Father’s Day Weekend. Help us continue to keep dads and…

Decatur Pop Tab Party 2018

Pop Tab Parties cap school contest

What a great way to end spring! We are so happy to share the great turnout and results from our Pop Tab Parties this year. Everyone was welcome to drop off their collected tabs, including the schools participating in Pop Tab Pandemonium. [See more pictures from the Pop Tab Parties on Flickr.] We traveled to…

Golfers peel off to their course.

17th Annual Ronald McDonald Golf Classic raises $61K for RMHCA

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA) is thrilled to share that our 17th Annual Ronald McDonald Golf Classic raised $61,000 to fund our mission!   Monday, May 7 was a beautiful, sunny day for the scramble-style golf classic at Robert Trent Jones Oxmoor Valley. Twenty-eight teams comprising 112 golfers took off for the links…

Mom and daughter in the play area

Leave a note of love for RMHCA moms

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama needs your help! We want to make all the moms and grandmas who are currently staying at our House feel special and loved this Mother’s Day. Please take just a few minutes to add your note of love in the form below and we’ll share them with guest moms…

L-R: Tyler Campbell, baby Kaelin and Rubia Ferreira. Source: University of Alabama at Birmingham

RMHCA guest family marries at UAB RNICU

When Rubia Ferreira first met Tyler Campbell in Okinawa, Japan, they got to talking and she wanted to know if he could cook. So how did Tyler answer Rubia’s question? He stepped up to the stove and cooked her dinner on their first date! This couple can not only cook, they’re well-traveled. At the time…

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Bowl-a-palooza 2018 raises $3,000 for RMHCA

Supporters and new friends alike had a great time bowling for RMHCA Friday, April 20 at Oak Mountain Lanes in Pelham! The 5th Annual Bowl-a-palooza, hosted by RMHCA’s Student Leadership Council, raised $3,156 for the charity. The entry to the event included three hours of bowling, unlimited soft drinks and a t-shirt. The students also…

A Night for Ronald attendees enjoy dinner and live music.

University of North Alabama ADPi hosts successful Night for Ronald

The Zeta Eta Chapter of Alpha Delta Pi hosted a wonderful “Night for Ronald” event benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA) on April 21. Held at the Tuscumbia Depot and Roundhouse, attendees enjoyed live music from The Cole Nichols Band, a silent auction and a delicious dinner catered by Southern Skillet Catering. RMHCA…

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