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Ronald McDonald Family Room® Program

A Place for Families to Rest and Recharge

When a child is hospitalized, families want to remain close to their child’s bedside. Ronald McDonald Family Room programs serve families near pediatric units in hospitals, just footsteps away from their child’s hospital room. Our Family Rooms provide a place for parents to recharge, grab a bite to eat or get the well-deserved rest they need in order to remain strong for their children.

  • Our Family Room offers the only private waiting areas close to pediatric units in hospitals, providing caregivers a comfortable and welcoming space to rest and recharge.
  • Our Family Room program also offers private Sleep Rooms located within hospitals that can be utilized by families with children in critical care. While there is no charge for use of these rooms, preference is given to families of critically ill or injured children and those who have to travel far to get to the hospital.
  • Located at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital, our family room program provides a space for families to relax, recharge, and access support services while remaining close to their sick children.

Bon Secours St. Mary’s

The Ronald McDonald Family Room at St. Mary’s provides a space for families with sick children to relax and recharge.

  • The Family Room at St. Mary’s is located on the 5th floor. Families with children receiving care at St. Mary’s can access the the kitchen area in the Family Room to grab a lunch, microwaveable meal, coffee and snacks or other small comforts provided by RMHC Richmond through the generosity of our donors. On select days, lunches are available to families at no cost.
  • Two private Sleep Rooms located within the hospital can be accessed on a referral basis for up to three nights. The RMHC Sleep Rooms provide respite to families just steps away from their child’s bedside.