Ronald McDonald House near UChicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital

5444 S. Drexel Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615

The staff and volunteers of our Ronald McDonald House near the UChicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital are proud to have welcomed more than 24,000 families from across the world for over 30 years.  The original House near the University of Chicago opened its doors on in 1986 as the second Ronald McDonald House in Chicago.  In 2007, the current House was re-located to accommodate the expanding needs of our families and hospital partner.

The House has 22 guest rooms, with private bathrooms and fully stocked linens, towels and toiletries.   Our House offers the following to provide care and comfort to our families:

  • Shared comfortable living spaces on several floors.
  • Fun children’s play areas.
  • Prepared meals provided by generous volunteers.
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the house.
  • Laundry facilities with detergent.
  • Meditation room.
  • Computer/business center.

A Look Inside

We invite you to learn more about us and your stay

Parking & Shuttle Service

Families are welcome to park their car in the fenced in lot west of the House.  The Ronald McDonald House is about 4 blocks to  Comer Children’s Hospital.  The hospital runs a shuttle service to and from comer every half hour on a schedule.  After the scheduled times and on weekends a ride is available by calling a number provided upon check-in.

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