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®, three 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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Keeping Families Close®

Winnie Bittner

A Rainbow Hanging Over

Peggy and her husband, Brett, first knew something was wrong with their daughter Winnie during her 20-week ultrasound.  The appointment was taking longer than usual, and the tech was focusing a lot on Winnie’s heart. After that, everything happened so quickly. The Weighting Game Doctors believed Winnie only had three chambers in her heart, instead […]

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BIG NEWS: We’re Expanding!

We have some big news that we’re excited to share! Thanks to partners like HKS Architects, we’re expanding the number of guestrooms at our Ronald McDonald Houses. Learn more from one of our architectural designers in our blog post:

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Job Opening: Ronald McDonald Family Room Evening/Weekend Coordinator

JOB TITLE: Ronald McDonald Family Room Evening/Weekend Coordinator FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt; Part-time REPORTS TO: Family Room Program Manager The Organization Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, D.C. (RMHCDC) has been serving families in the Greater Washington, D.C. area for more than 35 years. Our mission is to ease the hardship of children’s illness on families. We […]

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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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Her One Chance to Live — On the Other Side of the World

See how you helped baby LJ while she fought to live.

LJ was critically ill and 14 hours from home. You made sure she wasn’t alone.

LJ needed a bone marrow transplant in order to live. An international registry found a  possible bone marrow donor … on the other side of the world.

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