Our Impact

An anchor for families & critically ill children in medical crisis

21,000 nights of rest

for families nearby and inside the hospital

$10,860,000 in economic relief

for families with sick children

25,000 toys and care items

donated for Comfort & Joy with an estimated value of $185,416

73,000 meals

provided to families with children in the hospital

94,000+ pounds

was distributed through our meal program

$1.3 million-worth of goods & services

donated to keep families and staff safe & cared for

1,000 nights of alternative housing

made possible by Veritas, Apartment List & Airbnb

106 students

accessed remote learning through our Ronald McDonald House School

Who We Serve

Meeting families & sick kids where they’re at

RMHC Bay Area provides medically underserved families and sick children with essential housing, meal and support services as they access specialized care at our partner hospitals.

Did you know?

Family Demographics

Race & Ethnicity 

  • Hispanic/Latino, 35%
  • White/Caucasian, 39%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander, 7%
  • Other, 10%
  • Black/African American, 5%
  • Multi-Ethnic, 2%
  • Native American/Alaskan, 2%

Top Clinical Services Accessed by Patients


  • Cardiology/Heart Transplants, 41% 
  • Oncology, 13%
  • Liver & Kidney Transplants, 12%
  • Neurosurgery, 11%

San Francisco

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, 23%
  • Cardiology, 19%
  • Pediatric Surgery, 11%
  • Outpatient, 9%
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, 9%


Information about the families we serve at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland will be available soon! In the meantime, learn more about how our new Feed the Love program is tackling food insecurity at the hospital.

Family Impact Stories

Why We Serve

Picture of frontline hero and RMHC Bay Area housekeeper Ana

Meet Ana | A Frontline Hero

For three years, Ana Henríquez has worked behind the scenes at Ronald McDonald House as a professional housekeeper. She says, “As human beings, we have the ability to help children and families who need help. For me it’s easy to take a moment and say ‘Hey, have a cup of coffee, drink some water,’ before they leave for the hospital because I know they have a long day ahead. It’s our job to work, and their job to take care of their children so they can survive their illnesses — and it’s not easy.”

Read more about how Ana is a hero to Ronald McDonald House families.