Around the House News
This year's FedExFamilyHouse Gala raised $1 million for our mission to provide a home away from home for families while their child is being treated at Le Bonheur Children's in Memphis, Tennesse!
Eli Manning Named Celebrity Guest for 2017 FedExFamilyHouse Gala; Chris and Debby Wallace to serve as Honorary Chairs; Tony and Desiree Allen to serve as Late Night Lounge Honorary Chairs
FedExFamilyHouse, a home away from home to out-of-town families of patients at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, will expand to triple its size by year 2018. A fundraising campaign, “Building on the Promise,” has been launched toraise the $12 million construction cost of expansion.
The holding company of 27 Panera Bread Co. restaurants in the U.S. southeast, Blue Ridge Bread Company, announced their "Change for Children" program in the greater Memphis area will benefit FedExFamilyHouse through the 2016 holiday season.
CN, North America’s Railroad, announced a $100,000 gift to support FedExFamilyHouse, a home-away-from-home for families traveling to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis for treatment.
A quiet remembrance was held at FedExFamilyHouse to unveil a plaque dedicated to Le Bonheur’s fallen Pedi-Flite team members. Carrie Barlow, Denise Adams and Charlie Smith lost their lives when a Hospital Wing helicopter crashed on Oct. 22, 2013, en route to pick up a patient.
All five Memphis Panera Bread locations make sure that families staying at FedExFamilyHouse are well fed by treating them to a monthly dinner. The bakery café located on Union Avenue in Midtown also provides treats of artisan breads, pastries, bagels and cookies every Thursday night.