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RHMC house in Portland.

Ronald McDonald House – Portland

On the corner of Bracket and Carleton in the heart of Downtown Portland. This House was renovated in 2020 with an extension that added 15 new rooms. Located less than half a mile to Maine Medical Center.

  • Private bedroom, shared bathroom.
  • A full kitchen is available for use with shared refrigerators and a stocked pantry generously donated by our community.
  • Guest Chef meals prepared by groups are often available.
  • Complimentary WIFI provided by AT&T.
  • For nursing moms, shared breast pumps are available.
  • Complimentary laundry facilities.
  • Indoor playroom and outdoor playground.

Ronald McDonald House – Bangor

Off of State Steet the Bangor House is Nestled right between the historic
Downtown and the contemporary business area. Located half a mile from
Northern Light Eastern Medical Center. This House contains 15 guest rooms 4 of which a can be split and easily converted into 2 fully equipped, private units for long-term stays or those with compromised immune systems.

  • Private bedroom, shared bathroom.
  • Full kitchen with shared refrigerators and a stocked pantry generously donated by our community.
  • Guest Chef meals prepared by groups are often available.
  • Complimentary WIFI provided by AT&T.
  • For nursing moms, shared breast pumps are available.
  • Complimentary laundry facilities.
  • Indoor playroom and outdoor playground.
RMHC house in Bangor.

Ronald McDonald Family Room – Maine Medical Center, Portland

The Ronald McDonald Family Room provides an additional resource to
the already exceptional services provided to families at Maine Medical Center. Research shows providing families with emotional and physical comfort and support, improves the hospital experience for both the child and their family.

  • Kitchen area to fix a cup of coffee or tea, and prepare a snack or light meal
  • Comfortable seating areas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Shower facilities
  • Computer access
  • Television
  • Indoor playroom and outdoor playground.

Ronald McDonald Family Room – Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor

The Ronald McDonald Family Room provides an additional resource to
the already exceptional services provided to families at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center. Our Family Room, located on the 8th floor on the pediatric inpatient wing, is your respite within reach.

  • Kitchen area to fix a cup of coffee or tea, and prepare a snack or light meal
  • Kitchen to prepare meals, snacks, coffee, and tea
  • Laundry facilities
  • Television
  • Comfortable seating areas in a quiet environment

Grants

In each of the sixty-one McDonald’s located in Maine and the four
located in northern New Hampshire, McDonald’s customers toss their change
into the donation boxes. A portion of this money directly benefits the RMHC
Maine Grants Program through which we help support other non-profits that
share our mission of healthy children, healthy families. By partnering with these selected organizations, we have a far broader outreach and a greater positive impact on the lives of children in Maine and northern New Hampshire.

In applicants we look for:

  • Demonstrates the ability to address specific needs that benefit children
    ages 0 to 21 years of age
  • Program Performance / Community Outreach
  • Management Effectiveness / Measurable Results
  • Broad Base of Funding Support / Strong Partnerships with Key
    Stakeholders
  • Financial Sustainability