The Ronald McDonald House of Memphis was the first housing facility built specifically to house families of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Ronald McDonald homes are now known as a true home away from home for countless patients and families across the United States.
Since opening in 1991, the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis has housed more than 8,845 families from nearly every state and 45 countries.
The Ronald McDonald House of Memphis can give a family more time with their sick child, which means more hugs, more kisses and more “I love
yous.” Together, Sky High for St. Jude and the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis believe that families are stronger when they are together,
and their presence helps a sick child cope better and heal faster.
Families who stay at the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis stay completely free of charge. The doors are open to every patient of St. Jude
Children’s Research Hospital, regardless of religion, ethnicity, race, gender, national origin and age.
The Ronald McDonald House of Memphis is an independent, community sponsored non-profit organization who depends on third-party donors, like
Sky High for St. Jude. Sky High for St. Jude is the largest third-party donor that has donated to the Ronald McDonald House in the last 20
In 2013, Sky High for St. Jude donated to the family room renovations to include new lighting, washing machines, dryers, new paint and new
furniture. Sky High for St. Jude has also greatly contributed to the renovations of the main house kitchen which has been re-named “The Sky
High Kitchen.” Sky High for St. Jude has also covered the security costs at the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis for one year. The annual security
fees for the Ronald McDonald house is approximately $250,000.
Learn more about the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis and all that they offer to St. Jude families by visiting their website or download their fact sheet.