Ronald McDonald House near Loyola University Medical Center

Tripp Ave at Airmail Road
(1 Airmail Road on your GPS)
(Located on the Hines VA complex)
Hines, IL 60141

Our Ronald McDonald House near Loyola University Medical Center is located on 2.5 acres of the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital Complex, right behind the Medical Center.  Opened in 1993, the House was the third Ronald McDonald House in Chicago.  The House serves families with children being treated at Loyola University Medical Center, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Rush University Children’s Hospital, UIC Children’s Hospital, and other local clinics.

The House features 18 bedrooms, each of which comfortably sleep 3-5 people and come fully stocked with 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.
  • A “secret” tree house.
  • A beautiful outdoor garden area which includes a children’s garden, basketball hoops, and picnic area.
  • Library and business/computer center.

Our families have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities hosted by our volunteer groups.

Parking & Shuttle Service

Families are welcome to park their car in our adjacent parking lot. Loyola University Medical Center operates a shuttle service for families throughout the day.

Please note: The Ronald McDonald House near Loyola can be difficult to find as it is on the Hines VA campus.
Directions: Enter Hines VA at 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road (west of 1st Avenue). Proceed to the far south side of the Hines campus, passing Hines Hospital and Fisher House. Turn right at far end.  The House is on the immediate left.

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