“Coming to the House every Tuesday is the highlight of my week.”- Laura Sadd Laura Sadd started volunteering at our House near Egleston in September 2016 after being inspired by a friend’s wonderful experience with the Ronald McDonald House in New York. Laura helps us unload a large donation of wish list items that is delivered each and every Tuesday! She is a huge help with organizing donations and keeping the House in order. Laura […]

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The late Virginia Ogle, fondly known as “Miss Virginia” at our Houses, holds a special place in all of our hearts at Atlanta RMHC. She was by far one of the most dearly loved and dedicated volunteers to walk through the doors at our House near Egleston. Dedicated beyond words, Miss Virginia spent over 23 years supporting our families. Her time at our House started at our original Atlanta Ronald McDonald House on Houston Mill […]

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Marcia and Howard Rohan have been residents of Brookhaven for more than 35 years. They have three children and live in a blossoming neighborhood. But when their 18-year-old son Jason was in a head-on car accident in 1990, their lives changed forever. “One moment the world is one way, the way it’s supposed to be, and the next moment your life is turned upside down,” Marcia said. “Although the accident happened 25 years ago and […]

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Retirement is usually a time to relax, unwind and travel with your loved ones. But for Tom Umstead, fondly known as “Mr. Tom,” it was a time to do so much more. After his retirement, he noticed the large amount of perfectly good baked goods, food and supplies that would go unused or thrown away in large grocery stores. After further investigation, he called the Publix headquarters in Lakeland, Fl.  He told the representative: “I […]

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As a result of the bridge collapse on I-85  in Atlanta, traffic flow in and around the city will be difficult for the foreseeable future. I-85 southbound from north of the city is closed. We recommend you check one or both of the links below for the latest on interstate and surface street options. The latest on traffic in the area is available at the Georgia Department of Transportation’s (DOT) site here. Existing closures and […]

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