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March 2, 2020

Meet the Volunteer: Pat Ennis

Pat Ennis is one of our most senior volunteers! She is 89 years young and as active as ever. Pat joined the Ronald McDonald House volunteer team 14 years ago, just as she retired from her position as Vice President of Cosmetics at Bloomingdale’s. Pat says it was a former coworker who encouraged her to… Read more »

February 26, 2020

Meet the Volunteer: Steve Spelman

Steve is one of the first faces our families at the Ronald McDonald House see when they enter what often becomes their home away from home. Steve is a reception volunteer who welcomes families, ensures their needs are met and provides tours to visitors. He is a retired businessman with a background in photography, and… Read more »

January 24, 2020

Meet Amelia

 Amelia has always been the sunshine of her parents’ lives; a sweet, beautiful girl who was a bit of an old soul. So, when she stopped acting like herself and became lethargic and in pain, they knew they had to bring her to the ER. Three days later, they received her cancer diagnosis and… Read more »

December 15, 2019

The Best Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich Ever!

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night and just wanted a bite to eat? When Aaron, who was recovering from multiple surgeries, woke his Dad, Glen, at 2:00 a.m. during their stay at the Ronald McDonald House, they weren’t quite sure what to do. Very far from home and in an… Read more »

November 18, 2019

Tommy Tsunami

When Tommy was little, there was little we could do to keep him out of the ocean. He swam like a fish and loved jumping in the waves so much we gave him the nickname “Tommy Tsunami.” It seemed there was nothing that could keep him down. When our Tommy Tsunami came down with a high… Read more »


At RMHC New York Metro, the health and well-being of our guests, families, volunteers and staff are our highest priority. We are closely monitoring the dynamic situation of COVID-19, and we will continue to act thoughtfully to ensure all precautionary steps are taken.

RMHC New York Metro follows strict infectious disease protocols to ensure the safety of our families and staff.

We are in regular contact with our hospital partners and local health authorities who monitor the situation. We have implemented a more frequent schedule for cleaning and disinfecting our common use spaces and have issued guidelines and supplies for our families to do the same.

Should the need arise, we will take additional action to protect our staff and the families we serve.