Evansville's Ronald McDonald House
Located adjacent to St. Mary's campus in Evansville, Indiana, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ohio Valley, Inc. provide a "home-away-from-home" for the families of critically ill children in the Tri-State area.
Opened on January 18, 2010, the Evansville Ronald McDonald House supports the families of children receiving medical treatment at area hospitals and medical facilities, with a primary focus on the families of neonatal and pediatric and intensive care patients. More than 1,000 critically ill children, their families and extended families are served annually.
Features of the House include:
- 10 comfortable bedrooms, each with a private bathroom and other amenities
- LEED certification providing health and environmental benefits
- Three community kitchens fostering emotional support and comfort from group meals
- A community area offering daytime respite facilities for local families
Guests include families from Southwestern Indiana, Western Kentucky, and Southeastern Illinois. Hundreds of volunteers have also experienced the "house that love built."
For more information, call (812) 402-RMHC (7642) or visit their website.