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DCH Family Room celebrates 7 years helping families

It’s hard to believe that our DCH Regional Medical Center Ronald McDonald Family Room in Tuscaloosa opened in 2010! Last year, families used the free amenities 357 times, up from 262 visits in 2015. While they are there, mom and dad can sit and relax, enjoy a book from the library, watch TV, use the computer…

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Thursday Only: Amazon Smile gives back 5% to charities like RMHCA

There is some big news from Amazon Smile! Through today only (March 16), the company is offering a whopping 5 percent back to the charity of your choice on eligible purchases through Amazon Smile. That’s 10 times the normal .05 percent! Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama is one of the charities that raises funds…

RMHCA Happy Wheels Cart is hungry for snacks

It’s been about a year since we launched our Happy Wheels Cart program at Children’s of Alabama and we are so happy to see how much a little snack or drink can help brighten a child’s day. For those who aren’t familiar with the program, the Happy Wheels Cart is a large cart stuffed with juice,…

Dillard’s Southern Living Cookbook sale raises thousands for RMHCA

The Dillard’s Southern Living Christmas Cookbook fundraiser has once again been a great success for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama. Dillard’s employees at the Huntsville, Florence and Montgomery locations sold these special edition cookbooks during the holiday season. RMHCA thanks each employee for their efforts in raising $9,808.20 to continue our mission of keeping families…

Ready, set, build! RMHCA breaks ground on 3-story addition

We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day to hold our groundbreaking ceremony! The sun was shining on our House as we officially kicked off construction of the 28,523-square-foot addition at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama. RMHCA would like to thank our families, the leadership from our board of directors and capital campaign, and the teams…

Red Stiletto Party 2017 Rocks the Runway

Birmingham rocked the runway at the 9th annual Red Stiletto Party, hosted by the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama Junior Board! The event raised awareness for our mission here at RMHCA and approximately $4,000 we will put towards keeping families close. Partygoers enjoyed food and drinks before hitting the dance floor and guests also had…

No More Air Mattress: RMHCA Provides A Safe Place For Tiffany

We’re often asked what Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama can do for families. For Tiffany’s family, we give them a safe place to stay when the alternative is sleeping on an air mattress set up in their family vehicle. Born premature, Tiffany fought through a heart condition, underdeveloped lungs and a submucous palate. She…

2017 Board of Directors

Each year  Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama says farewell to those who roll off the Board of Directors and welcomes new members. This year the Board President gavel was passed from Rick Hanna Jr. who is a McDonald’s Owner/Operator to Randy Nichols who is a Senior Partner at Massey, Stotser & Nichols, P.C.  Rick…

Elevate The Stage 2017

Everyone had a blast at Elevate the Stage! For the third year the BJCC  has been a neutral site for Auburn and Alabama‘s women’s gymnastics teams to come together to compete!  This event gives our Alabama state teams an opportunity to not only compete on an elevated stage but also to give back to their…

13th Annual Red Shoe Run Celebration

Our 13th Annual Red Shoe Run was the most successful year yet, thanks to 53 teams, dozens of volunteers, sponsors, and hundreds of supporters! Despite storms in the area causing the cancellation of each race, the celebration continued in Rosewood Hall with music, dancing, and fun. The morning was complete with breakfast provided by McDonald’s,…

Ronald’s Workshop

Daydreaming of what Santa might bring for Christmas is something on the minds of most children in December.  Parents have elves that come to visit and their number one job is to report back to Santa.  Is the child on the good or bad list for the year?  What happens when a child and their…

‘Out of Convenience for Me’

Each week, we receive donations from individuals and companies. We are so grateful for each donation as every penny brought into the Ronald McDonald House goes toward keeping families close when they need it most. Often times, we do not know who the donation is from or what moved them to donate. Earlier in December, we…

Kendall’s Cheering Squad is By Her Side

If you were to think of YOUR story .. where might it begin? Kendall’s begins long before she was born and as you will learn is a story that almost didn’t happen. Kendall’s parents, Laura and Frank got married in 2007. They knew very early only that Laura had Poly cystic Ovaries and conception would…

House Christmas Party

For the last several years, the Ronald McDonald House Junior Board and Student Leadership Council have hosted the House Christmas Party! This year was no different. However, there were some added elements that made this party one to remember. We may not have had any stockings hung, but the families were treated with the utmost…

Planet Fundraiser Q&A with Randy

Planet Fundraiser is a free phone app that is easy to use and supports the Ronald McDonald House. If you are interested in supporting RMHCA through the app, follow our easy step-by-step instructions {click here}. Randy Nichols is a long-time supporter of the Ronald McDonald House and our upcoming 2017 Board of Directors President. We…

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