Fast Facts

Did you know…

  • There is only one Ronald McDonald House in the state of Maryland.
  • We are an independent nonprofit organization.
  • The community of Maryland, including generous individual and corporate donors, provides 100% of our 1.6 million dollar operating budget.
  • We have been home to more than 35,000 families since our opening on June 28, 1982.
  • Last year, families throughout the state of Maryland, 45 states and 22 countries sent their families to Maryland’s Ronald McDonald House.
  • We are an extension of care for six world-renowned Baltimore hospitals: University of Maryland Medical Center; R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center; Johns Hopkins Hospital; The Rubin Institute at Sinai Hospital; Kennedy Krieger Institute and Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital.
  • Each year, more than 1,400 families arrive at our doorstep in search of hope.
  • Each night, 36 families share our Home. Last year 1,451 families came through our doors and we provided 13,560 night of love, compassion and comfort.
  • We provide care for our families 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Our families donate up to $15 per night if they are able.
  • Our staff consists of 7 full-time and 6 part-time employees.