Ronald McDonald House – Oak StreetNear the U of MN Minneapolis East Bank Campus
Our original location and cornerstone program. Located off Interstate 94, the House is across the river from the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital and only a few miles from Children's Minnesota in Minneapolis.
- 48 private rooms with bathrooms
- Volunteer-cooked dinner every night and brunch on weekends
- Help-yourself pantries and community kitchens
- Cozy and warm lounge areas
- Laundry facilities
- Workout room and playgrounds/outdoor space
- Family-friendly activities
- K-12 onsite school
In order to stay at the Ronald McDonald House - Oak Street, the patient must be aged 19 or younger, have cancer or another life-threatening illness, and live outside of a 40 mile radius of the Twin Cities.
Families staying at the Ronald McDonald House - Oak Street must have a referral from a social worker at a Twin Cities hospital partner. Social workers are responsible for prescreening the family to ensure they meet RMH requirements prior to making the referral.PLEASE NOTE: All families must have a completed referral, pre-authorization for lodging from medical provider and successfully pass a criminal background check.
To complete criminal background check you will receive an email invitation from MBI World Wide to complete an online background check. View your rights to complete CBC disclosures.
Background check policy: RMHC-UM reserves the right to refuse admittance to any potential resident or guest with a criminal conviction. RMHC-UM does not admit anyone with a criminal conviction that may threaten the health, safety, welfare and ability of other individuals to peacefully enjoy the House. This includes and is not limited to violent crimes, domestic violence, child abuse, sex offenses, illegal drug activity, burglary, robbery, theft or fraud. RMHC-UM also will not admit any individual who provides false, incomplete, or misleading responses during the formal criminal history background check.