The Raymond Family's Story
When Crystal Raymond found out she was pregnant with twins, it was one of the best moments of her life...read more
We operate two Houses in Philadelphia serving a total of 63 families each night: one House on Chestnut Street, and a second House at Front & Erie.
The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House also runs the Ronald McDonald Camp in the Poconos for oncology patients and their siblings. In addition we offer two Ronald McDonald Family Rooms in the Oncology and Cardiac Centers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to provide a respite space away from the bedside.
"He's never been home," Brenda says of her son, Jayson. "He's spent his whole life in a hospital room." And Brenda is there with him, by his side for almost every waking hour of her day. Born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS), and until the day that Brenda brings Jayson home, she will stay at our House. "This is my second home." Brenda says "I can't imagine what it would be like without the Ronald McDonald House."