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.

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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 […]

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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, […]

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