We’re pleased to welcome Melinda Kelleher as our first-ever vice president of development. “This is a time of unprecedented promise and growth for Atlanta RMHC,” says Beth Howell, President and CEO, Atlanta RMHC. “We have grown significantly in recent years and now provide 81 rooms at two Houses, a Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, and an in-hospital Ronald McDonald Family Room. We are thrilled to add Melinda’s development expertise to our team as we continue […]

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  No one knows better than Stacy Woelfel that simply being with family is the best that life has to offer. For Stacy and her four-year-old daughter Caroline, there are no quick fixes ahead. Born with a hole in her heart, Caroline’s illness has left her with underlying conditions like chronic fatigue, autonomic dysfunction, and the need for leg braces. Due to Caroline’s ongoing conditions, she has to go to the hospital at least once […]

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    Every third Thursday, John Hurt and his crew drive down Clifton Road, their cars laden with casseroles, roast beef, salad, mashed potatoes, and other homemade goodies ready to be delivered to families at the Ronald McDonald House near Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston.  It’s a special delivery each month for John and his wife, Shiroleen, who own 17 McDonald’s locations around metro Atlanta and has been an Owner/Operator for nearly two decades. […]

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Ariel Goodson is an Atlanta native and a Child and Family Development major with an Emphasis in Child Life. She will be graduating May 5, 2018 from Georgia Southern University.   “An Experience That Will Last a Lifetime”   Adjusting from the typical college student’s schedule, the idea of an internship seemed daunting, to say the least. Being a student is all I know, so I was beyond excited to take on this new task. […]

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Saturday, January 13th, changed the Parsley family forever. Ten-year-old Coleton Parsley was enjoying the snow, sledding on a family farm, when he tumbled from his sled and struck a utility pole. Coleton was life-flighted to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital and underwent extensive surgery. He suffered from a skull fracture, six broken ribs, a bilateral hip fracture, and a torn ligament in his neck. After three weeks in the Intensive Care Unit at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Coleton […]

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