The Ronald McDonald House <ul><li>41 guest rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Opened June 27, 2007  </li></ul><ul><li>Has Averaged 97...
 
Grand Opening-Original Birmingham Ronald McDonald House 1979 5 th  RMH Worldwide 297 Houses Today First house to open debt...
Madison Chadwick Montgomery, AL Type 1 Diabetes Mackenzie Jackson Receiving Kidney Transplant TODAY Mobile, AL
Nolan Connecticut  Constraint Therapy Patient
Rashunda, Age 16 Canton, Mississippi Liver transplant
Girl Scout “Gift of Sharing” Day, March 6, 2010
RMH Snow Day! The Crenshaw’s
Thank You for helping  Hammer Home the Ronald McDonald Family Room at DCH Regional Medical Center! 147 in the world 80 in ...
Opened March 23, 2010... a place of respite… ... a place of healing ... a place of hope ... a place where families find co...
The Ronald McDonald Family Room offers a special place of respite, relaxation and privacy within the walls of DCH Regional...
 
Over 32,000 families  have stayed at Birmingham's Ronald McDonald House since we opened our doors in 1979
<ul><li>40% of guests reported family income < 20,000/year </li></ul><ul><li>The average stay was 11.25 days, The longest ...
 
<ul><li>Top 5 counties served: Houston, Mobile, Montgomery, Lee and Calhoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Percentage of stays by Heal...
 
75%  of guest families say that the availability of the House was  “very important”  to their decision to come to Birmingh...
Help Children Heal Better and Faster <ul><li>Research shows that a family presence in the hospital helps children heal fas...
A House of Love
A House of New Beginnings
Alissa Long, born December 25, 2007,  She weighed 15 oz. The Gold Bracelet on her arm is her father’s wedding ring.
It is a House of Hope
A House Birmingham and Alabama Can Be Proud Of
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  1. 2. The Ronald McDonald House <ul><li>41 guest rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Opened June 27, 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Has Averaged 97% occupancy with 15-19 average waiting list </li></ul>
  2. 4. Grand Opening-Original Birmingham Ronald McDonald House 1979 5 th RMH Worldwide 297 Houses Today First house to open debt-free
  3. 5. Madison Chadwick Montgomery, AL Type 1 Diabetes Mackenzie Jackson Receiving Kidney Transplant TODAY Mobile, AL
  4. 6. Nolan Connecticut Constraint Therapy Patient
  5. 7. Rashunda, Age 16 Canton, Mississippi Liver transplant
  6. 8. Girl Scout “Gift of Sharing” Day, March 6, 2010
  7. 9. RMH Snow Day! The Crenshaw’s
  8. 10. Thank You for helping Hammer Home the Ronald McDonald Family Room at DCH Regional Medical Center! 147 in the world 80 in North America 1 st in Alabama
  9. 11. Opened March 23, 2010... a place of respite… ... a place of healing ... a place of hope ... a place where families find comfort in knowing they are only steps away from their child’s bedside … it is a place to laugh and cry ... a place to gather strength and be comforted ... a place of warmth and light during some of life’s darkest moments ... this is the Ronald McDonald Family Room at DCH Tuscaloosa . When families walk into the Ronald McDonald Family Room at DCH Tuscaloosa, we want them to forget they’re in a hospital.      
  10. 12. The Ronald McDonald Family Room offers a special place of respite, relaxation and privacy within the walls of DCH Regional Medical Center's pediatric unit.  The Ronald McDonald Family Room will include: <ul><li>Kitchen </li></ul><ul><li>Light Snacks </li></ul><ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Access </li></ul><ul><li>Large Screen Television </li></ul><ul><li>La-Z-Boys </li></ul><ul><li>Washer/Dryer </li></ul>
  11. 14. Over 32,000 families have stayed at Birmingham's Ronald McDonald House since we opened our doors in 1979
  12. 15. <ul><li>40% of guests reported family income < 20,000/year </li></ul><ul><li>The average stay was 11.25 days, The longest stay was 173 nights in 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Families from 67 Alabama counties, 14 states, and the Republic of Kosovo </li></ul>1,101 Family Stays in 2009
  13. 17. <ul><li>Top 5 counties served: Houston, Mobile, Montgomery, Lee and Calhoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Percentage of stays by Health Care Provider: CHSYS 61% UAB 38% </li></ul>1,101 Family Stays in 2009
  14. 19. 75% of guest families say that the availability of the House was “very important” to their decision to come to Birmingham for care. <ul><li>62% of families learned about RMHCA from hospital staff </li></ul><ul><li>14% learned about RMHCA through doctors </li></ul>
  15. 20. Help Children Heal Better and Faster <ul><li>Research shows that a family presence in the hospital helps children heal faster. Staying close by allows parents to better communicate with their child’s medical team and improves adherence to complicated treatment plans. </li></ul>
  16. 21. A House of Love
  17. 22. A House of New Beginnings
  18. 23. Alissa Long, born December 25, 2007, She weighed 15 oz. The Gold Bracelet on her arm is her father’s wedding ring.
  19. 24. It is a House of Hope
  20. 25. A House Birmingham and Alabama Can Be Proud Of

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