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McDonald's Kinderhilfe Stiftung is the provider of Ronald McDonald House at German Heart Centre Munich. It has the aim helping seriously ill children and their families.
The main point in this project is to offer Ronald McDonald Houses in the neighborhood of special clinics. They offer the parents and siblings of seriously ill children during their hospital stay a temporary home to remain close to their young fosterlings. In this parents' house, families find a retreat possibility from the exhausting clinic everyday life but also a quick return to their child to give him what the medicine cannot give: love, strength and confidence.
Ronald McDonald House is at German Heart Centre Munich since 1995, it was completely remodeled in 2012 and provides now 24 comfortable apartments and shared rooms like kitchen, three living rooms, one playing room for younger children and laundry facilities. The main and volunteer staff help and advice the families; for example there is a weekly gourmet breakfast and family dinner in a pleasant atmosphere. The costs for this family apartment are 22,50 Euros per night, usually paid back from the insurance companies. Each year, obtain around 600 families this kind of help and support.
McDonald's Kinderhilfe Stiftung has been engaged since 1987 for the health and welfare of the children in Germany. The foundation runs nationwide 21 Ronald McDonald Houses, close to children's hospitals as a temporary home for the families of seriously ill children. In addition, 4 Ronald McDonald Family Rooms offer a place to rest and regroup right at the hospital and safely to their child at any time. The foundation supports also projects which devote themselves to the children wellbeing. It is also a part of an international organization working according to the same principles, the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMMC).
McDonald´s Germany Inc. covers, as the largest donor, the annual administrative costs of McDonald's Kinderhilfe Stiftung, there are also friends and donors from the industry and trade fields, besides individuals who support Ronald McDonald Houses. All these sponsors help many children in getting healthy quickly through the love and support of the nearby parents: Closeness helps recovery.