RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE NEW YORK

Keeping Families Close

aka Ronald McDonald House New York   |   New York, NY   |  www.rmh-newyork.org

Mission

Ronald McDonald House New York provides temporary housing for pediatric cancer patients and their families in a strong, supportive and caring environment which encourages and nurtures the development of child-to-child and parent-to-parent support systems.

Ruling year info

1978

President and CEO

Dr. Ruth C. Browne

Main address

405 East 73rd Street

New York, NY 10021 USA

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Formerly known as

Children's Oncology Society of New York

EIN

13-2933654

NTEE code info

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

Philanthropy / Charity / Voluntarism Promotion (General) (T50)

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Keeping Families Close. When families must travel to New York City for their child’s life saving cancer treatment, Ronald McDonald House New York offers them a safe, clean, and supportive place to stay in close proximity to major hospitals. We provide private bedrooms, family rooms, kitchens, a library, a playroom, computer rooms, laundry facilities, tutoring, activities, and transportation services. Most importantly, we create an environment where kids can be children first and patients second.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Temporary Housing for families during active pediatric oncology treatment

When families must travel to New York City for the advanced cancer treatment they can’t get anywhere else, they can find a loving place to stay at our House. We’re proud to provide a supportive, caring place that keeps families close when they need each other most.

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.

We ask families for a requested donation of just $35 a night — far less than the cost of a Manhattan hotel room. But no family is ever turned away just because they can’t afford to pay.

We offer families additional support through wellness programs, tutors, music, art, transportation, activities for siblings, holiday and birthday parties, and camaraderie.

At our House, families are welcomed with love and comfort. Lifelong friendships are formed among people who understand what it’s like to cope with such a devastating diagnosis. Here, families fighting cancer find the hope and support they need.

Population(s) Served
Families

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of clients served

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Children and youth, Families, People with diseases and illnesses

Related Program

Temporary Housing for families during active pediatric oncology treatment

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

In 2019, 3,527 individuals traveled to New York City and stayed at Ronald McDonald House New York allowing 1,136 children to access the life-saving treatment they needed

Number of organizational partners

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Children and youth, Families, People with diseases and illnesses

Related Program

Temporary Housing for families during active pediatric oncology treatment

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

We work closely with 8 partnering NYC Hospital Systems, including 16 hospital locations, to continue to create effective and sustainable partnerships that serve to meet the needs of our families.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Financials

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The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE NEW YORK

Board of directors
as of 4/28/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Steven Bensinger

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 04/28/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

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Gender identity

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Sexual orientation

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Disability

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