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Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Alabama is able to keep families together and near to the medical care their child needs through three major programs: the Ronald McDonald House® in Birmingham, two Ronald McDonald Family Rooms and the Happy Wheels Cart.

Learn more about our three programs here and how they build a comforting, supportive communities for families who find themselves far from home when a child is sick or injured.


We want to give a shout out to Madison for “donating” her birthday this month to help the families we serve! We were so pleased to meet her and see at all the Wish List items she was able to collect. Give her some kudos in the comments and see how you can help too at #keepingfamiliesclose

Oct 16

Love from Guntersville McDonald‘s on #DayofChange! We’re celebrating at 9 other locations across the state so come and join us! McDonald's CHAR, Inc.

Oct 15

Today’s the day! Drop your change at your local McDonald’s in the RMHC donation box and make a change for the families we serve! Over the course of 2017, the donation box program raised more than $230,000. #DayofChange #keepingfamiliesclose

Oct 15

Day of Change is tomorrow! Help us celebrate the anniversary of Ronald McDonald House Charities by making this a day of love and support for guest families! Visit your local McDonald's to drop your change in the donation box to make a positive change for them! #keepingfamiliesclose #DayofChange

Oct 14

Knight Eady has their game faces on & they're ready for #DayofChange! We're only two days away so learn how you can join the celebration at! #keepingfamiliesclose

Oct 13

Upcoming Events

A Night For Ronald – ADPi Samford

October 20th

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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National Peanut Festival Gives Back

November 2nd

All Day

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Belk Charity Sale

November 3rd

All Day

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Provide a Meal

With just 14 full-time staff members, the Birmingham Ronald McDonald House® could not provide dinner every night for all our families without the help of hundreds of caring volunteers … caring people like you!


Family Stories

Families at the Ronald McDonald House® in Birmingham enjoy a cozy bedroom plus cooking, laundry, internet and recreational facilities — learn more about just a few of the families we serve each and every day.

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