Carringtyn’s Story

The birth of a child is a much-anticipated event for parents and there is often a surprise or two within each story. Baby Carringtyn surprised her family by arriving 3…

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Wyatt’s Story

Thanks to your support, Wyatt’s journey from a fragile preemie to a healthy baby included the love of his family! On Valentine’s Day, Lily and Bobby’s dinner plans were canceled…

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Alumni family raises $9,000 at the Team Roping event

Lacey and Matt Austin proudly share that their inaugural Team Roping event has raised $9,014 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA) mission! The Austins stayed at RMHCA’s…

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Giles Family Story: An extra special birthday

The Giles family feels extra grateful to celebrate daughter Elizabeth’s first birthday this year! Due to an unforeseen medical issue, mother Melanie had to deliver Elizabeth about seven weeks early.…

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Stronger Together: The Dice Family

Anyone watching brothers Levi and Jordan play together would assume they’re just typical grade schoolers. But these special kiddos have a rare condition called osteogenesis imperfecta, which causes extremely fragile…

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Mia’s Story

“You never know what it’s like until you’re walking in someone else’s shoes,” Rafaela Salvador says. “The Ronald McDonald House helps so much.” When Rafaela was between four and five…

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Terence’s Story

In 2022, 14% of our guest families came to Birmingham because their child needed specialized cardiac care. One of those families is still staying with us while their child, Terence,…

Ronald McDonald Family Room gives mom a much-needed break

While many families were gathered around the table for Thanksgiving 2022, the Hopsons were preparing for the birth of Noah and Emily. The catch? The precious twins were actually due…

Charlie’s Story

Charlie was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus. He and his family stay at the Ronald McDonald House a total of 6 weeks each year. Their stay begins with a…

Ronald McDonald House: Our comfort zone

  The birth of a child should be a joyous occasion but Shalondra and Josh Rollins didn’t know if their newborn, Shyne, would survive. Shyne (pronounced like ‘Sean’) was born…

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Jamarcus’s Story

For three months, LaShanda and Marcus Lewis didn’t know why their son, Jamarcus, was sick. Some days, he would have a fever of 104 degrees! “We began to get very…

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The Newsom Family Story

It’s almost a straight drive down I-65 from Madison, Alabama to Birmingham and according Google Maps, it’ll take about and hour and a half. It sounds simple — as long…

Dalton’s Story

Can you imagine what it would be like to drive 8 hours round-trip to see your doctor? Your support of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA) gives families like…

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Kaden’s Story

One night can change a life at the Ronald McDonald House. Being in a homey atmosphere with a private room and places to play don’t seem miraculous, but for many families,…

A mother watches while her son, who uses a wheelchair, plays pinball

Isaiah’s Story

  Isiah, 11, has had a very busy summer! He cheered on the Birmingham Barons, which was almost as exciting as getting to watch his brother play baseball. He learned…

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