Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, DC

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, DC (RMHCDC), a non-profit, 501 (C) (3), eases the hardship of children’s illness on families through programs that directly improve the health and wellbeing of children. Through our three core programs: two Ronald McDonald Houses®, two Ronald McDonald Family Rooms®, and two Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles®; RMHCDC keeps families with sick children together and close to the medical care their child needs at leading local hospitals. RMHCDC programs not only provide access to quality health care, they enable family-centered care, ensuring families are fully supported and actively involved in their children’s care.

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Families with a child being treated at a local hospital may be eligible to stay at the Ronald McDonald Houses. A social worker from the admitting hospital must make the initial referral.

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With a small full-time staff, we are dependent on a large corps of volunteers who are compassionate, dedicated, and sensitive to the needs of our families.

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When you donate to RMHCDC, you are helping families stay together, and close to the care they need, when they have a sick child. Please donate online today to give the gift of togetherness.

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Mrs. Pence gave coloring books and crayons to children at Ronald McDonald House of Washington, DC, Tuesday, December 12, 2017, in Washington, D.C. 

Second Lady Karen Pence Visits with Children and Families at RMHCDC

In the spirit of the holidays, Second Lady Karen Pence made a special trip to bring coloring books, crayons, and kind words of encouragement to the children and families at Ronald McDonald House of Washington, DC.

Julie Lowe, Director of Marketing and Community Engagement, and Dustin Davis, Director of Operations, welcomed the Second Lady when she arrived. Then, Mrs. Pence met with several children and their families staying at Ronald McDonald House of Washington, DC and gave them coloring books and crayons.

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