Perky Pantry Engineers Throw Perfect Pitch

The long-time Cleveland House volunteer group was honored in a ceremony at Progressive Field, complete with recognition on the big screen. The group took to the field to throw the first pitch to Honorary Engineer, Guardians’ first baseman Josh Naylor, who first met the “Perkies” during his monthly Cooking with Naylor volunteer service…. read more

Keeping families close®

RMHC® Northeast Ohio gives a family with a sick child what they need most — each other.

We believe when a child receives care, family needs to be there.

That’s why we help families stay together and near their hospitalized children in our Ronald McDonald House® and Ronald McDonald Family Room® programs.

We believe all families deserve access to quality care.

That’s why we help to reduce barriers, providing a comfortable place to stay at no cost to families. It’s why we bring dental care to children with our Ronald McDonald Care Mobile®, offer fun STAR program learning environments while siblings receive outpatient care, and provide connections to resources through

Please join us.

Our Programs

Ronald McDonald House family

Ronald McDonald House programs in Cleveland and Akron give families a welcoming place to stay so they can focus on caring for their children.

Mom at a Family Room getting coffee

Ronald McDonald Family Room programs in four Cleveland-area hospitals offer a space for families to rest and recharge just steps from their child’s treatment room.

A child receives dental care in the Care Mobile

Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, in partnership with UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s, provides dental service to children ages 3-12 in underserved areas of Northeast Ohio.

Learning at the STAR Center

Ronald McDonald STAR Programs are fun learning environments for children while their siblings receive outpatient or emergency care.

computer showing home page of Red Treehouse website, the online Ronald McDonald Family Resource Link, supports the well-being of families and children with challenges, disabilities and health care needs.

Latest Chapter News & Events

Two-year-old Shae in a hospital bed, surrounded by her family.

Moments that Take the Cake

Shae, born with achondroplasia, needed multiple surgeries at Akron Children’s. Learn how her family stayed united during treatment at Akron Ronald McDonald House.

little girl in wheelchair with mother smiling behind her

Caregiver How-To

Discover resources for medical caregivers in this Parent & Pro Pick on Explore tips to stay organized and more ways to support your caregiving journey.

2023 Impact Report

Nearly 26,000 families were served by RMHC NEO programs in 2023, 14,666 of those via in-person programs and another 11,304 through online resources.