The Ronald Mcdonald House Program in the United States

  • Audrey E. Evans
Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 65)


The Ronald McDonald House program at present consists of 125 houses in the United States and around the world that are situated near children’s hospitals or large general hospitals with a significant pediatric population. They are owned and operated by individual charity organizations, but they are associated with each other by the Ronald McDonald Children’s Charities program. The families pay a modest contribution and the remainder of the funds are raised by volunteer organizations. One of the great assets of such a house is the interaction between the families, who provide a significant amount of support for each other.


Childhood Leukemia House Program Fund Raising House Manager Modest Contribution 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Audrey E. Evans
    • 1
  1. 1.Ronald McDonald HousePhiladelphiaUSA

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