Press & Publications

The Hearth Newsletter

Our newsletter, The Hearth, is a print publication featuring news from RMHC, stories about our families, volunteer opportunities, and more.


Press Guidelines

Members of the media interested in conducting interviews or taking photographs of staff, patients, or patients’ families must request permission from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western Washington & Alaska Public Relations staff. This includes visits to Ronald McDonald House and external shots of the buildings.

  • If using our name in print, please refer to us as Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Western Washington & Alaska. After first use, it can be abbreviated to: RMHC of Western Washington & Alaska or RMHC of Western WA & AK.
  • Ronald McDonald House® is our primary program. After the first reference, there is no need to continue to use the restricted symbol. You may also refer to it as “the Seattle House”, “The Anchorage House”, or “the House.”
  • Before using a child’s last name, please get approval from RMHC of Western Washington & Alaska – Public Relations at (206) 838-0614.
  • Please note that we do not allow photos to be taken of children inside the House without the express permission of Public Relations. If you are in need of images for a story or other coverage, please contact Public Relations, who will be more than happy to provide you with recent images.