Over the years we’ve been so proud to watch Lily and Sawyer Spadgenske grow up at our Ronald McDonald House on Gatewood Road near Egleston. The Spadgenske family first came to know the Atlanta Ronald McDonald House as their home away from home 22 years ago shortly after Lily was born.  At just a month old, doctors diagnosed Lily with a rare life-threatening liver disorder which required a transplant for her survival.  The news […]

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  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 […]

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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. His volunteer […]

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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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