The Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota, provides a home away from home and gives support to families seeking medical care for their children.

The House is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Governed by a volunteer board of trustees, the House hosts 70 families each night and has been in operation since 1980.

Core Values

Compassion – We are mindful of our families’ needs and demonstrate the utmost concern and care for each family.

Hospitality With Heart – We provide a warm, welcoming environment where children feel safe, comfortable and loved and their families gain strength and hope.

Mutual Respect – We respect and serve with dignity our families, volunteers, staff and community; honoring and valuing the talents and diversity of all.

Community Partner – We collaborate creatively in order to advance our mission, foster volunteerism and unite and enrich our community.

Sound Management – Our programs are sound, safe, and well-maintained. Our management of resources is efficient, accountable and responsible.

Excellence – We are committed to the highest quality services marked by compassion, integrity, innovation, honesty and unparalleled teamwork.

About Ronald McDonald House Charities®

Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®), a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation, creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families. Through its global network of nearly 290 Chapters in more than 64 countries and regions and its three core programs, the Ronald McDonald House®, the Ronald McDonald Family Room® and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile. RMHC keeps families with sick children close to each other and the medical care their child needs at leading hospitals worldwide. RMHC programs not only provide access to quality health care, they enable family-centered care ensuring families are fully supported and actively involved in their children’s care. For more information, visit rmhc.org.