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What We Do

Offering strength and hope each and every day

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Central and Northern Arizona (RMHC) is truly a “home-away-from-home,” keeping families together and close to the medical resources they need thanks to the outstanding commitment of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Through the generous support of our community, we have had more than 58,000 family check-ins since opening our doors in 1985.

The families who benefit from RMHC travel far from home to receive treatment for their child at world-renowned pediatric centers located in metropolitan Phoenix. Their child’s treatment may last a day, a month, or sometimes even longer. It’s a long time to be away from home and often times commuting or staying at a hotel is either impossible or financially challenging for a family. RMHC is able to help families overcome these obstacles by providing temporary housing that is near their child’s hospital or medical center.

With 72 rooms for families each night spread across three Valley locations, we are proud to stand with families on their child’s journey to wellness.

Roanoke House located in central Phoenix

Roanoke House

Established 1985

As the original House in Phoenix, the Roanoke House is also the largest of the three Valley locations, with 38 total private rooms and apartments.

Cambridge House located on the campus of Cardon Children's Medical Center

Cambridge House

Established 2008

The second House in Phoenix, the Cambridge House has 18 rooms and sits on the campus of Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH).

Picture of the Dobson House location in Mesa

Dobson House

Established 2014

The third and newest House in the Valley, the Dobson House has 16 rooms and sits on the campus of Banner Children’s at Desert in Mesa.