Helpful Information

Ronald McDonald House

At RMHC-Madison, we are proud to provide the following amenities: 

  • Home-cooked meals – we provide a coordinated dinner program most nights along with plenty of grab & go items and ingredients to make food for your family
  • A private bedroom and bathroom (one room per family)
  • Free WiFi access
  • Cribs or pack & plays often available upon request
  • Various sizes of diapers (Newborn to 3t/4t)
  • Playrooms for children
  • Outdoor play areas
  • Laundry facilities – we provide everything (laundry baskets detergent, bleach, and dryer sheets) apart from your time and dirty items
  • TVs in each bedroom
  • A game room with PlayStation (3, 4, and 5), Wii U, and Xbox (360, One, Series X), an air hockey table, and arcade cabinet.
  • An exercise room with a rowing machine, stationary bicycle and a weight bench with a selection of dumbbells
  • A smoke-free facility

What to pack/plan to purchase if staying at the House:

  • Clothes
  • Toiletries (though we frequently do have a supply of readily available toiletries in case you forget anything)
  • Specialty Foods – While we try to provide a variety of food options to meet the needs of as many guests as possible, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to provide for all dietary needs.

Ronald McDonald Family Room

At the Ronald McDonald Family Room, we are proud to provide the following amenities:

  • Four sleeping rooms, each with a private bath for naps or overnight stays (Adults only)
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks and beverages
  • Shared kitchen and dining area
  • Laundry – we provide laundry detergent and dryer sheets
  • Shower facilities – we provide toiletries and fresh towels for showers and overnight stays
  • Living room to relax, read, or watch TV
  • Library with workspace and free WiFi access
  • Day use available for antepartum families


If we can provide accommodation for a family at one of our partner hotels, most provide the following amenities: 

  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Free WiFi access
  • Laundry room for guests
  • Indoor pools
  • Fitness center
  • Smoke-free facilities

What to pack/plan to purchase: 

  • Clothes
  • Toiletries (while many hotels provide complimentary toiletries, we recommend bringing a supply of the items you need)
  • Food – though each hotel we partner with provides complimentary breakfast, food for other meals is not free of charge. If your family is staying at a hotel through the RMHC-Madison, and you need meal assistance please contact the House as we may have restaurant & grocery store gift cards available for pick-up at the House.
  • Pack & Plays – the availability of pack & plays and cribs varies from hotel to hotel, so you may need to provide your own.