Ronald McDonald House Oxford

To help continue to support thousands of families each year you can donate directly to this House.

About this house

The Ronald McDonald House at Oxford Children’s Hospital was the eleventh Ronald McDonald House to open in the UK, and the first House in the UK to be opened within the hospital building itself. The House is on the top floor of the new hospital and offers 17 rooms where parents can get some much needed rest, reassured by the fact that they are under the same roof as their children. The House has everything a family could need in order to continue some semblance of normal life including kitchens, laundry facilities and a lounge area.

In 2016, the House helped 582 families stay close to their children in hospital.

about the hospital

Oxford Children’s Hospital offers many regional and supra-regional specialist services and is the home to one of only four paediatric craniofacial services in the UK, meaning children and their families travel from all over the UK to receive vital care.

"Archie underwent two open heart surgeries and spent nearly 60 days on life support. For months his life was in the balance and ours was on hold. We would have slept on the floor just to be near Archie. Instead, we were amazed to find a beautiful room waiting for us at the Ronald McDonald House. Thank you to the most supportive, loving and kind team of staff who had a sixth sense about when to give you a hug or give you space. We can't thank the Oxford team enough and will be forever grateful to them."

Andy Boon Stayed at Ronald McDonald House Oxford

Proposed relocation of Ronald McDonald House Oxford

In January 2007, we opened a 17 bedroom House located on the top floor of the children’s hospital, which accommodated over 600 families last year, however there were many more who needed our help.

We are now proposing a relocation and the 62-bedroom House will be constructed in grounds currently occupied by tennis courts, adjacent to Woodlands Road.

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House Amazon Wishlist

One of the ways you can support Ronald McDonald House Oxford is by donating an item from their Amazon Wishlist. Just like your own home, over time items can get damaged or worn. The House has chosen specific items that they need to help ensure they are providing a warm and comfortable environment for families with children in hospital.

(The button below will take you to the Amazon Wishlist website)

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Latest News & Events at the Ronald McDonald House Oxford

“Why this charity is so important to parents and children in hospital”

“Why this charity is so important to parents and children in hospital”

Jules Cartwright stayed at our Oxford House when son Ollie, now 18, was being treated at John Radcli…
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Midsummer Night’s Dream Ball

Midsummer Night’s Dream Ball

Join us for a wonderful evening of food, entertainment and celebration at our Oxford Charity Ball!
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Superstar Charlotte had a sponsored haircut to raise money for our Oxford House, where Charlotte's parents stayed when her baby sister was treated in PICU in 2015.

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