Springfield’s second Ronald McDonald House® serves families of children who are hospitalized. The 8,200-square-foot “home away from home” is located on the sixth floor of Mercy Children’s Hospital.
The Ronald McDonald House features overnight accommodations for up to ten families. In addition, the House may be used during the daytime by all families of hospitalized children as a place to relax, catch up on email, have a bite to eat, do laundry, or take a nap. Many families also find comfort in meeting other patients’ families and sharing their experiences.
The Ronald McDonald House at Mercy Children’s Hospital features:
• Ten bedrooms, each with its own bathroom
• Living room
• Dining room
• Gathering room
• Computer nook
• Laundry center
• Breast pumps for nursing mothers
• Snacks and/or meals
• Public restrooms
Ongoing support for the House comes from Ronald McDonald House Charities® of the Ozarks , Mercy Hospital Springfield, generous donors and community volunteers. For more information, call 417-820-0764 or visit www.RMHCozarks.org.