Friday, October 5, 2018
Ronald McDonald House Charities hosted Jim and Kathleen Hibbler, while they cared for their daughter, Elizabeth, our new marketing intern, during her organ transplant recovery. “To this day, the smell of baking chocolate chip cookies always triggers my memory of the love and nurturing we experienced at the Ronald McDonald House,” Kathleen says.
Friday, September 21, 2018
The recovery of their 18-year-old son from a traumatic brain injury and Marcia Rohan’s as a nurse at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta—Scottish Rite led to a visit with the resident manager and a new “job” of having “dinner with the families, and just talking to them” once a week. Now, she and husband, Howard, also dish out dinner once a month with fellow volunteer Pam Kelly, for 10 years now.
Friday, September 14, 2018
Twice a month, John Brothers and Sunny Williams get up early Sunday morning to help clean house. Not their house, our Peachtree-Dunwoody House. “My husband John and I are morning people and get up early even on weekends,” Williams said. “When we participated in the volunteer training, it was clear there was a need for morning volunteers. Since we are up, we might as well be doing something worthwhile.” Brothers agrees, “Neither of us likes […]
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Project Pinball donated a Guardians of the Galaxy pinball machine to our Peachtree-Dunwoody House near Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Scottish Rite and a Star Wars machine to our Gatewood House near Egleston.
Monday, July 16, 2018
While most people his age are enjoying retirement, Tom Umstead is busier than ever — all in the service of others! Seven days a week, Tom devotes his time to Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities, helping securing in-kind and cash contributions, proving direct support to children and their families and advocating for the Charity. Tom’s calling is making people smile. He has been called amazing, a ray of sunshine, a volunteer legend, and an angel, […]