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On March 3rd, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama began construction on their long awaited expansion project.
Located on 1700 Fourth Ave. S., the organization serves families with children who are fighting cancer and provides comfort in the time of need.
Birmingham has been blessed with top notch doctors and hospital facilities and organizations such as the Ronald McDonald House of Alabama is a major part.
With diligence, integrity and compassion, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama joins and aids families in their efforts to find hope, healing, happiness and growth, regardless of obstacles placed before them.
– Ronald McDonald House Charities mission statement
Expansion is the only practical move for the “house” so to meet the need for the, “on average”, 12 families who wait on a room each night.
Ronald McDonald House of Alabama Expansion Details:
The new wing is being contracted by Brasfield & Gorrie and the architect group is Williams Blackstock Architects.
- Adding 33 guest suites
- Laundry Rooms (2nd & 3rd floors)
- Family Living Rooms (2nd & 3rd floors)
- 5 Extended Stay Apartments
Not only are they adding another wing, to the east side of the building, but renovations are also projected.
- Game Room
- Family Center
- Two family Rooms
The project not only benefits the organization, but reaffirms the notion of major growth within many parts of the Magic City.