Schoolwide Project: Ronald McDonald House Pantry Drive

Since 1978, Ronald McDonald House New York has provided a temporary “home away from home” for pediatric cancer patients and their families. The House is a supportive, caring place where families can stay together — and heal together. Located on East 73rd Street in Manhattan and in close proximity to 13 major cancer treatment centers, Ronald McDonald House New York welcomes children and families from across the country and the world. The House can accommodate 84 families and is filled to capacity almost every night. Since our founding, more than 35,000 families have stayed at the House.

At Ronald McDonald House New York, we support each family with wellness programs, tutors, music, art, transportation, activities for siblings, holiday and birthday parties, and camaraderie for parents struggling with their child’s cancer diagnosis. These services are a part of the fabric of Ronald McDonald House New York, and are provided for families at a requested donation of no more than $35 per night. With each family that arrives, there is a uniting hope and a common search for health and healing.