April 29, 2022

Dayton Daily News: Ronald McDonald House Dayton receives $13M contribution to capital campaign

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Dayton on Wednesday announced the completion of phase one of its capital campaign to fund a new lodging facility thanks to a large donation from Ohio’s Medicaid managed care organizations.

The $13 million donation is the largest ever received by RMHC Dayton, organization officials said during a press conference. The funds, combined with $8 million in community donations, effectively complete the first phase of the total $25 million capital campaign and will go toward construction of a new Ronald McDonald House for patient families.

The new 40,000-square-foot facility will have 42 guest rooms on three floors, as well as a partial basement, communal space, and an outdoor recreation area. According to Rita Cyr, CEO, RMHC Dayton, thanks to the $13 million donation, construction could begin as soon as this fall, which is six months ahead of the original estimated schedule.

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