Keeping Families Close®

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About Us

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.


Some of our NICU moms made these cute little owl time capsules for their babies today in the Ronald McDonald Family Room.

Jan 21

We need your help to fill 21 meals in the next 6 weeks for our guest families! The pictures say it all...meal time gives them a chance to relax and make friends while at the Ronald McDonald House. If your group can't make it to the House, consider catering or a pizza night! Sign up at #keepingfamiliesclose

Jan 19

A little behind-the-scenes peek for y’all! The Hallmans shared their amazing story with Magic City Weekend for an upcoming video. Stay tuned! #keepingfamiliesclose #redshoerun #rockin5k

Jan 18

The kiddos really enjoyed meeting the Hand in Paw pups! Thank you to the many Therapy Teams who visit us year after year!Did you know this great organization is growing just like us — check out their Facebook! #keepingfamiliesclose

Jan 17

Did you know volunteers host activities for guest families? Craft time, movie night or game night are perfect ways for families to relax together after a day at the hospital. Thank you to Coins for Cancer Co. for hosting tonight! Get your group signed up at #keepingfamiliesclose

Jan 16

Upcoming Events

The Roll That Love Built at Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar

January 1st

All Day

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Elevate the Stage 2019 presented by Bancorp South

March 9th

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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2019 Red Shoe Run: Rockin’ 5K

March 16th

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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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