Ronald McDonald House at the Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, Inc.

Keeping families close

aka Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley   |   Valhalla, NY   |  www.rmh-ghv.org/

Mission

The Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley keeps families with children facing medical challenges close to each other and to the care and resources they need. The Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley provides families with critically ill and traumatically injured children an atmosphere of comfort, hope and courage, keeping them close to the care and resources they need. The House has 12 bedrooms that are filled to capacity almost every night. We also provide meals, laundry and respite services for our families during their stay. Located on the campus of the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY, the House is just steps away from the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. Since it opened in 2011, more than 2,000 families have called our House their Home.

Ruling year info

2007

Executive Director

Mrs. Christina Riley

Main address

P.O. Box 299 80 Woods Road

Valhalla, NY 10595 USA

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Formerly known as

Ronald McDonald Family Room at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital

EIN

35-2181050

NTEE code info

Family Services (P40)

Health Support Services (E60)

Other Housing Support Services (L80)

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley supports families by providing them access to quality medical care for their children and the resources they need to cope with the situation.

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?

Ronald McDonald House

Providing access to quality healthcare for families of children, age 21 or younger, who are receiving treatment at local hospitals. This program provides families with overnight accommodations, meals, and all the comforts of home during their child's medical treatment and allows them to take a family centered care approach to their child's treatment.

Population(s) Served
Families
Children and youth

Providing a reprieve to families of children, age 21 or younger, during their medical treatment. This program allows families to utilize the House and its amenities even if they do not require overnight accommodations. Providing access to quality healthcare for families whose children are receiving treatment at local hospitals and allowing them to take a family centered care approach to their child's treatment.

Population(s) Served
Families
Children and youth

The Meal Program provides families with home cooked meals prepared and served by volunteers daily.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Caregivers
Families
Parents

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 children receiving medical services

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

Children and youth, Caregivers, Families, Parents

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Number of families requesting services during their child's medical treatment.

Number of children who have access to healthcare

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

Children and youth, Caregivers, Families, Parents

Related Program

Ronald McDonald House

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Number of families provided with overnight accommodations and resources during their child's medical care.

Average length of stay (in days)

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

Children and youth, Caregivers, Families, Parents

Related Program

Ronald McDonald House

Type of Metric

Other - describing something else

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Number of meals served or provided

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

Children and youth, Caregivers, Families, Parents

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Plates of food served to families during their child's medical care. Includes Day Program guests.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley believes all children should have access to quality medical care and that families should have support to help them cope with their child's illness.

Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley helps alleviate some of the emotional and financial burdens families with a sick child face. Providing families with access to their child's medical care and allowing them to take a family centered care approach to treatment. To date, our organization has helped over 2,000 families save more than $5 million dollars in out-of-pocket lodging and meal costs.

Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley has a 12-bedroom facility just steps away from Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York. Our House provides families with overnight accommodations just steps away from their child's bedside and offers all the comforts of home for their entire family. Meals are prepared and served each night by volunteers and families have access to laundry services as well as non-clinical therapies such as, pet therapy, art therapy and self care activities, that help support them during their stay.

Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley has served over 2,000 families since 2011. Providing them with overnight accommodations and resources to help them cope with their child's illness. Our Day Program has supported an additional 2,000 families who do not require an overnight room with all the amenities of the House, including meals, laundry services and respite room during their child's hospitalization.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Paper surveys,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time,

Financials

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Operations

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

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Ronald McDonald House at the Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 1/21/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Richard Landau

Jackson Lewis

Ronald Oleet

Emeritus

Bryan Colley

Emeritus

Paul Trefz

McDonald's

Richard Landau

Jak Cukaj

Chris Adams

Chuck Caulkins

John Donahoe

Tricia Hiller

Kevin Hoffman

Douglass Maynard

Andrew Pendrill

Carolyn Clark-Tenney

Catherine U. Biddle

Jeff Moskowitz

Anthony Trimarchi

Raquel Raul

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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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 ? Not applicable
  • 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? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/22/2020

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

 

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data