Six months ago our 11-year- old son Andrew had surgery to remove a brain tumor. After spending weeks in the intensive care unit at Egleston, Andrew was transferred to Scottish Rite and hospitalized for another month as doctors worked to stabilize him. While they were successful in removing the tumor, Andrew no longer has a pituitary gland or functioning hypothalamus. He would need therapy to relearn to walk, dress himself and other daily functions we […]

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Within the Audi Southern Region, we wanted to do more by embracing the premise of giving back. At Audi, we are all individuals with varying backgrounds, situations and interests, but our desire to give back to our community brought us to Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities, allowing us to help families whose children seek medical care at the local hospitals. As a group, we feel extremely blessed for what we have. Our health, our families […]

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As Hurricane Irma was quickly approaching, the Costa Family was hit with more problems than one. Mom, Sara, was 36 weeks pregnant when the storm hit the Florida Keys. Her husband, Nate, had a job that forced him to bunker down in their hometown of Fort Lauderdale. Sara and her two daughters had to evacuate to Georgia without Nate. “The stress of not knowing if we were leaving our house and coming back to rubble […]

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  I spent my first summer as a “working girl” as an intern at Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities (ARMHC). This was the best first job experience I could have ever hoped for. However, I first fell in love with the Charity when I was very young. My father has supported the Charity for many years, and I grew to know the mission of ARMHC over time. It makes my heart happy that families and […]

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Several times a month, our Atlanta Ronald McDonald Houses are visited by a very special group of volunteers. These four-legged friends are known as Happy Tails. These dogs, cats and rabbits travel around the Atlanta area to local hospitals, nursing homes, special-needs programs, and many other locations to serve as therapy animals for children and families. The mission of this non-profit organization is to “share the unconditional love of pets with people of all ages […]

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