Five Things You May Not Know About Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver

Logo-RMHC_Denver-color1.jpg1.  For the past three decades, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver has offered a loving home away from home to families needing to be near their seriously ill or injured children while they are being treated at metropolitan area hospitals.

2.  Their main focus is providing comfortable, low-cost housing to out-of-town parents needing to be near their hospitalized children at a low or no-cost. No family is ever turned away due to inability to pay.

3.  Ronald McDonald House has two locations, one in Denver, CO and the other in Aurora, CO. Together, the facilities have 76 bedrooms with private baths. They have housed more than 3,000 families this year, and more than 35,000 since they opened in 1979.

4.  The Ronald McDonald Family Room is steps away from the pediatric or neonatal intensive care units at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children. It offers a place to rest and regroup right at the hospital for parents, just moments away from their sick child.

5.  Each summer, Ronald McDonald House hosts a mountain camp for children with cancer and their siblings. With the help of volunteers, Sky High Hope Camp welcomes kids from across America.