The women of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority started supporting Ronald McDonald House of Memphis years before it opened. In addition to their annual golf tournament fundraiser, which predates the opening of the House, the collegiate members of Alpha Delta Pi hold an annual 5K run at the University of Memphis. Their members also volunteer regularly at the House throughout the year.
Their support represents a long-term commitment to the children and families at Ronald McDonald House.
Alpha Delta Pi members and alumni don’t just support Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis. The group has been a national partner of Ronald McDonald House Charities since 1979 and have contributed more than $11.2 million to date.
FedEx Pilots’ Wives Association
The FedEx Pilots' Wives Association is one of the founding organizations that has helped support Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis for 25 years. Members of FEPWA hold fundraising events throughout the year and donate the proceeds to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis.
Families love the Family Game Room that the group sponsors and maintains inside the House. They have painted a beach themed mural on the entire Family Game Room walls and keep the Family Game Room stocked with the most up-to-date gaming equipment, a cool Pac-Man machine that the adults enjoy, a pool table and much more.
FedEx Pilots’ Wives Association members help decorate Ronald McDonald House throughout the year, especially at Halloween. If you've ever been to Ronald McDonald House around Halloween, you know they go all out.
Sky High for St. Jude
Since 2007 when Sky High for St. Jude made their first trip to Ronald McDonald House of Memphis, this dynamic group comprised of Houston and Louisiana oil and gas professionals, has had a tremendous impact on Ronald McDonald House. Led by Founder Brittany Hebert and supported by a tremendous Board of Directors and corporate sponsors, Sky High for St. Jude has donated more than $1.6 million to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis in just nine years. Through Sky High’s donations to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis we’ve made significant improvements to Ronald McDonald House including additional lighting in all bedrooms; new appliances; the renovation of Kitchen and Dining Room B and underwriting support for our security services.
If you ask anyone associated with Sky High for St. Jude, they’ll tell you what they most enjoy about visiting Ronald McDonald House is hosting their annual carnival for the kids and families. The Sky High carnival is a sight to behold: their members dress from head to toe in elaborate super hero costumes; there’s face painting; carnival games; arts and crafts; train rides; Mardi Gras beads; hand-made blankets; and the best Texas brisket, hot dogs, and pork chops you’ll ever taste!
When it comes to supporting the families at Ronald McDonald House, the sky’s the limit for Sky High for St. Jude.