Ways To Give
There are many ways that you can support our House. Your gift, no matter how large or small, keeps families together during challenging times.
Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland relies on donors like you to operate our House. On average it costs $80 per day to allow a family to stay with us to be close to their child in the hospital. We ask families to make only a $20 nightly donation to stay with us. Nearly half of our families are unable to make a donation. However, we never turn a family away due to inability to pay. The average family stay is 20 nights.
Our Relationship with McDonald's
Since the first Ronald McDonald House opened in Philadelphia in the mid-1970’s, McDonald's has licensed more than 360 Houses throughout the world. The Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland receives funding from owner/operators of local McDonald's restaurants through support from the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeastern Ohio. This annual contribution totals nearly 3% of annual funding needs. The remainder of our annual operating income comes from the generosity of our local community—including individuals, corporations, organizations, and foundations.