Tanner Colby Smith Foundation adopt-a-room ribbon cutting

Tanner Colby Smith Foundation Supports the House

The Tanner Colby Smith Foundation was founded to honor a life lost too soon. Sadly, Tanner passed away at age 9. Even at that tender age, Tanner had a very…

Grandma pose for a picture

Remember that I am only 2 – Michael’s Story

My name is Micheal Horseman and I am only 2 years old.  I was born at 33 weeks weighing a whopping 1 lb 13 oz.  Everyone tells me that I…

Bullock Family

More than a Place to Sleep – Faizon’s Story

12-year-old  Faizon Bullock was born with major scoliosis. The Bullock Family, from Mobile County, spent two weeks in Birmingham while Faizon underwent intense treatment twice a day. His treatment included…

LIFE class for RMHCA families

L.I.F.E. for RMHCA Families

Each month, RMHCA and Children’s of Alabama come together for a L.I.F.E. class at the House. These hour-long sessions cover topics that help the families staying with us and going…

Jane and Janee' pose together

Janee’: Beautifully Unique

Written by: Victor Clements, Janee’ Father In 1985, Jane Montgomery, was given the diagnoses that she would never be able to conceive a child. This news was very heartbreaking to Jane,…

Jana as a baby in the hospital

Learning to Laugh – Jana’s Story

Hi, my name is Jana and I was born in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on October 3, 1991.  I was flown to UAB Medical Center in November of 1991 and…

Two girls stand with a horse

A Taste of Fresh Air

One of the many programs we offer at the Ronald McDonald House in Birmingham is field trips — these include everything from trips to the McWane Science Center, Barons Baseball…

A family enjoys the game

Go Barons!

We try to do so much more for the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House than just give them a place to rest their heads. One of the ways…

Abigail

Kids on Track

The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama came to the Barber Motorsports Park in April. The families of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama had a chance to participate in…

A view of the House from Children's of Alabama

“If it weren’t for RMH…”

Kristen Stewart stayed here at the Ronald McDonald  House for three weeks with her grandparents, Theresa and George Williams, from Summerdale. Kristen is a very smart and grown up girl…

Alix pets a dog

A Reason to Smile

Alix is a 16-year-old from Haiti who broke both of his upper and lower jaw bones in an accident. Unfortunately, Alix went without medical treatment for more than two years,…

Travis Moore Then and Now

Visiting the House 20 Years Later

Twenty years after calling Ronald McDonald House Charities Twin Cities-Midwest home, Travis and his family went back for a visit. While there, Travis talked to kids currently undergoing cancer treatment and…

Sisters

A Chance to Learn to Walk

Summer was born on December 7, 2010 in Brookhaven, Mississippi at 28 weeks, which is three months premature. She weighed only 2 lbs. 11 oz. Shortly after her birth, Summer…

RMHCA House

Just One Family’s Story

At Ronald McDonald House Charities, we can walk around the House at any time and see the many families we are helping keep close to each other. We can see…

The Simpson Family

I wasn’t even 100% sure what RMHC was

The following is a guest blog written by Lacey Simpson in January 2016. This piece has been updated to include recent photos of the Simpson family. If you would have…

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