On July 14, 2014, Ronald McDonald House at Stanford broke ground on its 52,000-square-foot expansion and renovation project that will provide expanded housing, accommodations, and supportive programming to a greater number of families of critically ill children being treated at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.
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Watch Hope Grow!

See our 52,000-square-foot expansion take shape on the 24-hour webcam of the Hope is Growing expansion construction site.

Exterior framing on the three-story building is now complete and crews have begun the final construction phase. The construction timeline is running on target for completion in early 2016.

Building Facts

  • Vance Brown, Inc., selected as construction manager and general contractor.
  • Expansion will add 52,000 square feet to the existing facility.
  • Total number of family rooms will increase from the current 47 to 123, making the new facility the largest of the 337 Ronald McDonald Houses in the world.
  • Public areas will include kitchen and dining areas, comfortable living spaces, a library and resource center, a fitness and rehabilitation facility, age-specific activity rooms, a classroom, and a healing garden and retreat.
  • Groundbreaking took place on July 14, 2014.
  • Construction expected to be complete in early 2016.