No parent ever plans for their child to be sick, yet when the unthinkable happens and their child is diagnosed with a critical illness, the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana is here for them.

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The Ronald McDonald House of Indiana

Every year, approximately 1,400 families stay at the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana while their children receive life-saving treatment at Indianapolis-area hospitals, primarily Riley Hospital for Children.

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Kids heal better when their families can be with them. Thanks to community and individual support, the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana is able to stay open 365 days a year to keep families together when it counts the most. 


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Hightlights Include:

  • Cookies and cocoa throughout the day
  • Appearances by Santa Claus in the afternoon, Ronald McDonald in the evening
  • Holiday entertainment by the Varsity Singers of Broad Ripple Magnet High School for the Arts & Humanities at 6 p.m.
  • Holiday hors d’ oeuvres by Olive Branch Christian Church at 6 p.m.
  • Ceremonial lighting of the House’s exterior holidaydecorations designed by Engledow Group at 7 p.m.

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Ronald McDonald House of Indiana Victory Lap Ride

Have you ever wanted to take a lap around the world famous track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway? Now’s your chance! The Ronald McDonald House of Indiana and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway have teamed up to offer a one-of-a-kind experience for race fans and car enthusiasts that also helps keep families together when they need it most.

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Meet Our Families

Every night, 58 families call the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana “home.” The Kinnaird family stayed with us for 11 months while their son Caleb waited for a heart transplant at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. 

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2012-05-09 001 008Volunteer at our House

Donating your time and talent to the Ronald McDonald House can be a rewarding experience and a real gift to the families staying at the House. Whether you are looking for an ongoing commitment or want to share a specail gift or talent on a short-term basis, there is a way for you to make a diffrerence at the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana!

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