FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Answers to your questions
We’re always happy to answer any questions you might have. If you can’t find your question answered under the programs below, contact us.
How can I stay at RMHC – Norfolk?
Every family that has not previously stayed at the Ronald McDonald House must be referred to the House by an appropriate professional at the partnering medical facility where their child will be treated. A first-time family is not eligible to stay at the Ronald McDonald House without this referral. RMHC of Norfolk houses families with children age 21 and under.
Who owns and operates Ronald McDonald House of Norfolk?
RMHC Norfolk is governed by a Board of Directors who are responsible for program development, standards and operations.
How are Ronald McDonald House of Norfolk funded?
Generous supporters like you help fund Ronald McDonald Houses. The majority of our programming funds come from individuals, organizations and businesses.
Doesn’t McDonald’s fund Ronald McDonald House?
Local McDonald’s restaurant owner/operators generously fund portions of the annual operating costs of the Houses. However, the majority of the annual operating income comes from individual and other corporate donors.
How much does it cost to stay at a Ronald McDonald House of Norfolk?
Our Families either stay at no cost or can make a donation of $25 per day. However, the donation is waived for those who cannot afford it. The difference is made up through donations. Thanks to your contributions, a family is never turned away because of their ability to pay.
Who is eligible to stay at a Ronald McDonald House of Norfolk?
Children, from birth to 21, who are being treated at nearby hospitals and medical facilities, and their families are eligible. Please review our House Policies for other restrictions.
How long do families usually stay at a Ronald McDonald House of Norfolk?
Stays can be as short as one night or as long as several months.
How can I support a Ronald McDonald House of Norfolk?
You can support a House or RMHC in a number of ways, and we could not operate Ronald McDonald House of Norfolk without donations from individuals and groups.
What We Do
Keeping families together to help kids heal and cope better
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