Volunteering at our Houses is something the women of the Greater Atlanta Alpha Delta Pi Alumnae love because they believe in the power of togetherness. Their sorority’s motto, “We live for each other,” echoes Ronald McDonald House Charities’ mission of keeping families close when it matters most. They love playing a small part in the journey of each family they meet while volunteering. Taco bars, soups, sandwiches, and Sunday brunches are just a few of […]

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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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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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An organization called Luke’s FastBreaks recently visited our House near Egleston to deliver some colorful t-shirts to the children! These fun shirts have snap tape down the sides in order to replace traditional hospital gowns in hopes of making children happier during medical treatment. The creative idea came from 9-year-old cancer survivor, Luke, from Dallas, TX. Luke wanted to feel like a regular kid during chemotherapy and felt like hospital gowns made him “feel more […]

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