Ronald McDonald House of Eastern North Carolina is now Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern North Carolina!
Ronald McDonald House of Eastern North Carolina at Greenville, Inc. has the new name of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern North Carolina, Inc. (RMHC-ENC)! Our new name signifies our expanding reach in Eastern North Carolina, as well as becoming our own individual Chapter in the RMHC system. Currently, RMHC of Eastern North Carolina supports two programs:
- Ronald McDonald House on Moye Blvd – Located across the street from Vidant Medical Center, our free-standing Ronald McDonald House program features 25 guest bedrooms and 25,000 square feet of comfort for our families.
- Ronald McDonald House inside James & Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital at Vidant Medical Center – Located within the 4 walls of the Maynard Children’s Hospital at Vidant Medical Center, our second Ronald McDonald House program features 6 bedrooms and a common area space for families to relax and unwind.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why did the organization’s name change?
Until 2021, the five Ronald McDonald Houses across North Carolina were operated under a state board, Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Carolina (RMHC-NC). Ronald McDonald House Charities® Global advocated for the dissolution of the state charity in favor of individual chapters so each could better serve families. Ronald McDonald House of Eastern North Carolina at Greenville, Inc. officially became Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern North Carolina, Inc. on November 12, 2021.
Will donations stay local?
Yes! All donations made to RMHC of Eastern NC go directly to supporting families all across Eastern North Carolina. Donors may choose to support a specific program or fund, or they may make a contribution to the overall organization.
What is RMHC-ENC’s service area?
Our service area reaches over 50 of North Carolina’s counties. However, our reach does not stop there! We have families from all over the state, as well as families from out-of-state.
Does this affect funds raised at local McDonald’s restaurants?
Solidifying RMHC of Eastern North Carolina as a sole entity provides the opportunity for donations and funds raised from McDonald’s restaurants in the region to be streamlined to better support our programs. Click here to learn more about our relationship with McDonald’s.
Has the mission statement changed?
The mission statement of RMHC of Eastern North Carolina remains reflective of that of the original organization. Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Eastern North Carolina provides a temporary home, support and access to medical care for families of children who are receiving treatment from area medical facilities.
What branding changes are being made in wake of the name change?
We are going through an entire brand update both externally and internally to update signage, materials, and our online presence. The official RMHC of Eastern North Carolina website has been updated to https://www.rmhcenc.org. Email addresses of our team members will be updated to this address as well. Our social handles will redirect to @RMHCENC or Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern North Carolina.