Parkside’s Ronald McDonald House Charities in the midst of expanding

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 in Birmingham's planned expansion of its existing building, located on 4th Avenue South in the Parkside area.
Rendering of the expansion provided by Williams Blackstock Architects
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
Provided by Ronald McDonald House

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

Ronald McDonald House Charities
via Kelly Peo

The project not only benefits the organization, but reaffirms the notion of major growth within many parts of the Magic City.


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