Ronald McDonald House - Minneapolis, MN

A welcoming home-like atmosphere for up to 48 families whose children are involved with medical treatments at the University of Minnesota Hospitals.

Key Issues

  • Provide a safe environment for healthy siblings to play and learn while parents tend to the medical issues of their sick kids.
  • Provide units that will be accommodating for up to 8 people per unit and be comfortable over an extended period of time (average stay at the house is 12 months)
  • Provide family kitchens so the routine of simple activities helps bond families in the midst of crisis
  • Create a public face for the corporation to assist in the activities associated with fundraising to maintain the services for families