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.

Style Guidelines

  • 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” or “the House.”
  • Before using a child’s last name, please get approval from RMHC of Western Washington & Alaska – at (206) 838-0624.
  • 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.
  • Do you want to film a video for your nonprofit in our location? Please contact to set a date and time and inquire about video spaces.

Learn More About Us

Want a quick overview of who we are and what we do? Download our one-sheet of Fast Facts. Interested in stories from our families? Read our interviews and family stories on our blog. For more information about our organization, visit our About page for more details, or contact  at (206) 838-0624. Our IRS Tax ID number, or EIN is: 91-1061043.

Latest Press Releases from RMHC of Western WA & AK

January 11, 2016 – Ronald McDonald House at Alaska Native Medical Center to Open in 2017

October 10, 2015 – Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Western Washington & Alaska Honors Seattle Thunderbirds Hockey Team with 2015 Fred Schultz Award

September 23, 2015  – The Jet City Saber Guild Uses Their Force for Good at the Seattle Ronald McDonald House

Recent Articles on RMHC of Western WA & AK

Far from Home: Hockey Player Finds Community During Treatment for CancerAlaska Dispatch News

Seattle Agency Heads Battle it Out in Kilts for a Good CauseThe Drum

A Full Day of Hockey…With A Lotta Heart, New Day Northwest

T-Birds to be Honored by Ronald McDonald House at Annual

Hockey Challenge Makes it More than Just a Game,

Ronald McDonald House at Alaskan Native Medical Center to Open in 2017, Alaska Business Monthly

Ronald McDonald House Coming to Alaska, KTUU 2


Our Mission:

At Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western Washington & Alaska, we support seriously ill children and their families. At the Seattle House, we provide a "home-away-from-home" to help families through a difficult time. We also provide a van service for families staying in Anchorage while their children receive medical care. Our IRS tax number or EIN is: 91-1061043.

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5130 40th Ave NE

Seattle, WA 98105

Phone: 206.838.0600

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