Hand in Paw dog with guest Trenton Moore 4-4-18

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…

Family Story: The Bond of Two Brothers

2022 Update: We recently caught up with Brandi, Colton and Logan’s mom, and are thrilled to share that the boys are doing so well! In the four years since the accident,…

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…

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?…

L-R: Quintarius, LaShunda, Amauri and Kintarria.

Family Story: No worries when you’re at the Ronald McDonald House

UPDATE: We are so happy to share that Quintarius has earned his high school diploma and six months to the day after his double lung transplant, he walked in his…

Brantley, Michelle and John. (Source: Michelle Jarrard)

One mom’s journey from RMHC supporter to guest family

Michelle has to travel hours from Mobile to Birmingham for her son’s medical treatment. Read on to learn how the charity makes time away from home a little easier! What…

The Capps family.

Capps Family Story: There are not enough thank yous

The drive from Elba, Alabama to Birmingham is 167 miles. Even with access to I-65, the trip takes three hours, one way. It probably doesn’t sound that fun to you,…

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…

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…

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…

L-R: Jace, Jamie and Josie play at the House.

Jace’s fighting spirit

We are so grateful to Jamie Calaway for sharing her family’s story and how RMHCA has helped them! At 29 weeks gestation, my youngest son Jace weighed 1.8 ounces and…

Billie joined by members of her church to present a $1,142 check to RMHCA.

Billie and Ryan give back to RMHCA

Billie and her 13-year-old son, Ryan, were first introduced to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA) in 2010. Ryan was receiving care at Children’s of Alabama after being ejected…

Breyleigh

Breyleigh’s new and perfect heart

Breyleigh’s story began when her mom, Kelsey, received the news that Breyleigh would be born with a hole in her heart. “They said she wasn’t going to make it and…

Lilly looking at RMHCA from the hospital and another picture of Lilly looking at the hospital from her RMHCA room.

All the small things keep sisters Lilly and Lyla close

This summer, we’re honored to share the story of two sisters, Lilly and Lyla, as told by their mother, Toni. Staying at RMHCA has been wonderful. It allows us to…

An-Mei donates money to RMHCA

An-Mei gives back to RMHCA

One of our former guest families visited us recently with an amazing gift! An-Mei stayed with us last year and has spent several months collecting donations to support RMHCA. It…

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