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We Take Care of Families, So They Can Take Care of Their Children

Steps away from the hospital and their children’s bedsides, the 42-bedroom Ronald McDonald House in New Hyde Park provides the comforts of a home and compassionate care that meet the unique needs of families with sick children.

With access to top hospitals and doctors, families can stay nearby and involved in their children’s care.

 

Ronald McDonald House features:

  • Parents need to be both mentally and physically strong as they battle their child’s illness. The fitness room helps them do both.
  • For parents, laundry is more than an everyday need. In our laundry room, families connect, catch up, and take solace in basic day-to-day activities.
  • Sometimes, the best treatment is the ability to just be a kid. Our playrooms and toys give sick children a break from the hospital’s poking and prodding.
  • There are never too many chefs in the kitchen here! Families and volunteers cook together, wind down, and regain strength after long days at the hospital.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer to cook meals, bake treats, clean or make the house a home so families have more time together.

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Learn How to Stay

To learn more about staying at Ronald McDonald House, contact your hospital social worker. Working with their teams, we do our best to serve the families who travel away from home for treatment.

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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.