The Mollies at RMHCA.

Featured Fundraiser: Team Mollie Squared

If you spend any time around the House or follow us on social media, you’ve seen the Mollies! Mollie Beth Preston and Mollie Ann Ford have been friends for about a year now and met by chance in the House’s dining room. “We kept hearing someone calling “Mollie” but I figured they were saying Holly,”…

Member of Alpha Tau Omega sell pancakes to raise money for RMHCA. Source: Alpha Tau Omega

UAB’s Alpha Tau Omega raises hundreds for RMHCA

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama is grateful to Alpha Tau Omega at UAB for their great efforts raising funds for us this fall! The fraternity raised $800 through a series of events held the week of Halloween. For the first fundraiser, the members cooked and sold fresh pancakes on the campus green to students…

Ashley Harris feeds her daughter, E'mari.

Harris Family Story: Finding strength and courage at RMHCA

We’re honored to share the Harris family story, as told by Ashley Harris. During the holidays, we think a lot about the blessings and good times we’ve had over the past year. 2017 has had many ups and downs for my family but I can tell you I’m thankful for the health of my newborn,…

Ronald's Workshop Girls gifts

Donate new, unwrapped toys to Ronald’s Workshop 2017

It’s that time of the year, friends! We are currently collecting new, unwrapped children’s and teen toys for Ronald’s Workshop at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA)! The families who stay with us have often traveled the farthest and have the sickest children. We don’t want them to worry about how they will provide…

2017 Dillard’s Southern Living Cookbook sales benefit RMHCA

You know it’s the Christmas season at Dillard’s when you can purchase the Southern Living Christmas Cookbook! The cookbook includes many entertaining and decor ideas as well as recipes your family can enjoy during the holidays. As always, there is a section for year-round entertaining ideas. The cookbook costs $10 and proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House…

Double donations on Facebook this #GivingTuesday 2017

You have a chance to make a donation to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA) go even further on #GivingTuesday November 28, 2017. Starting at 7 a.m. CST on November 28 only, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will match donations to U.S. nonprofits up to $2 million. So a $50 donation could turn…

L-R: LuLaRoe consultant Jenny Massey, RMHCA Development Director Kathy Robson and LuLaRoe Coach Kim Griggs.

LuLaRoe raises $14K for RMHCA through Facebook fundraiser

LuLaRoe consultants and shoppers had fun shopping for fall styles — and it was all to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA). The LuLaRoe with a Purpose Sale-a-Thon was held September 18-24. Shoppers and consultants from all over the country could join in thanks to the use of Facebook Live. LuLaRoe consultants Kim Griggs…

Sweet Home Brews Firkin Fest 2017

Sweet Home Brews 2017 raises more than $9K for RMHCA

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA) Junior Board raised over $9,000 for RMHCA through the annual Sweet Home Brews: Firkin Fest. Sixteen breweries created firkins (small batches) of brews for a tasting contest. The winner of the voter’s choice was Chandeleur Island Brewing Company, based in Gulfport, Miss. Attendees were also invited to play…

RMHCA family, the Simpsons, drop change at the Day of Change kick off event.

Day of Change 2017 kick off event raises nearly $3,000 for RMHCA

Day of Change 2017 was a great success in spreading awareness of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama’s mission! Thousands of our amazing supporters commented, liked and shared our social media posts and we can’t thank you enough for spreading the word! Our special kick off event, held October 6 at 10 McDonald’s restaurants around…

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Downtown After Sundown series helps drive donations for RMHCA

Turnout has been great at this year’s Downtown After Sundown free concert series, and that means great donations for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama. Birmingham’s 104.7 WZZK radio station hosts the series with The Outlawyer and Rogue Tavern. It’s a fun event series that’s also a great opportunity for music fans to see up and coming…

Jeannie accepts the Extra Mile corporate award at the 2017 Red Shoe Run on Jan. 21, 2017.

Red Shoe Run Featured Fundraiser: Jeannie Morton

Jeannie Morton is someone who has been familiar with the mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) but just recently found a perfect niche to help families stay together when they need it most. Jeannie serves as the Captain for the Birmingham Orthodontics Red Shoe Run team. 2017 was their first year running and they…

Jeb as an infant. Source: Hoffman Family

Jeb’s story: We’ll ‘never forget the blessings received’ at RMHCA

Jeb Hoffman’s parents didn’t expect their sweet son to be born premature, but he arrived early on October 20, 2016! Below, his mother, April, shares in her own words what it meant to stay at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama while Jeb was one block away at Children’s of Alabama. On Monday October 17, 2016…

Summer 2017 Marketing Intern Morgan Cochran

Guest blog: Letter to a future intern

The following letter was written by our Summer 2017 Marketing Intern, Morgan Cochran. Dear future intern for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA), I am excited you are getting the opportunity to learn about marketing and public relations in the nonprofit world. My advice to you right off the bat would be to find,…

L-R: Lonnie Hunter, RMHCA Special Katie Hannah, RMHCA Director of Family Programming April Dickerson and Tonji Wright. Photo: Ven Sherrod

Attendees give thousands to RMHCA at McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour

Friday, Sept. 11, 2017 was a night to remember for Birmingham and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA)! We were honored have an RMHCA family and several staff members attend the McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel concert at Cathedral of the Cross in Center Point. We were welcomed with open arms and the Wright family…

Abbie (left) helps one of the children make a craft.

Guest Blog: All the reasons you should intern for RMHCA

The following is a blog written by one of RMHCA’s summer interns, Abbie Gordon. Before I started my internship this summer, I really did not know a lot about the Ronald McDonald House. I knew that families could stay at a house when they had a child being treated at a nearby hospital and I knew…

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