On the final day of Volunteer Appreciation month, we want to recognize Ms. Irma! She is described as a “true angel” by our Volunteer Services Managers and all of Atlanta RMHC has a special place in their hearts for this amazing, dedicated long-time volunteer. For about 30 years, Miss Irma has made a delicious and soulful home cooked meal at our House near Egleston on the first Wednesday of every month. Miss Irma spends the […]

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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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April is Volunteer appreciation month! We’ll be celebrating the amazing groups and individuals who make our Houses a warm, welcoming and wonderful environment for our Families all month long! Stay tuned for more guest blogs, volunteer spotlights and fun facts about the caring people who bring so much joy to our “home-away-from-home.” “Volunteers do not necessarily have the time,  they just have the heart.” – Elizabeth Andrew  

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All Red Shoe Society members agree- their favorite part of volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House is spending time with our families. No matter what the family activity provided- the atmosphere created for our families and the opportunities that arise from the comfort their visits bring is what our Red Shoe Society members love most about volunteering. They love being able to provide an opportunity for parents to relax, take some time for themselves, or […]

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