The Atlanta Hot Chocolate Race on Jan. 21, 2017 brought out more than 12,000 runners to downtown Atlanta for the 5k and 15k races. This year was the first year in the race’s new venue, Centennial Olympic Park. Runners enjoyed the scenic park and city views at the new location. This year was extra special for Atlanta RMHC because one of our families, the Halstead family, shared their story with all the runners and spectators […]

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Liam is a 10 month old who has stolen the hearts of all Atlanta RMHC staff and volunteers! Liam and his parents, Luisa and Cheyenne, are from Chattanooga, TN. They have been staying at our House near Egleston for more than two months. Liam was diagnosed at birth with BA, or Biliary Atresia. This rare condition for newborn infants requires a liver transplant and this week, Liam received the life-saving transplant he needed! He is […]

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DID YOU KNOW? Money raised from a Shamrock Shake promotion helped open the 1st Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia in 1979. From March 11–17 McDonald’s will donate 25¢ from every Shamrock product to Ronald McDonald House Charities! Since first launching in the U.S. in 1970, the Shamrock Shake has built an almost cult-like following. Fans eagerly await its annual return to the menu for those magical few weeks leading up to the St. Patrick’s Day […]

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Reagan Borland is a special little girl who has made it her mission to support Atlanta RMHC through collecting pop tabs at her school. The Borland family taught Reagan the importance of giving back when family friends made a Ronald McDonald House their second home. Family friends, Brad and Dana Dean, stayed at the Ronald McDonald House in Nashville when their daughter, Lucy, was born with a severe heart defect. Through difficult times, multiple surgeries […]

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Fox 5 Max is an 18-week-old Golden Retriever puppy from Canine Assistants adopted by the FOX 5 Atlanta news team for training. He’s considered to be a Service Dog-In-Training and will one day be a companion to a Veteran. Last week, Max visited our House near Egleston and brought some family fun and pet therapy to the patients and families staying with us! Max’s dog trainer, Kristen LaFevers, said it was a great experience for […]

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