Home Away From Home

We are an independent Scottish Charity. We provide free accommodation to families whose seriously ill child is being treated at the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow and other hospitals in the West of Scotland.

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Help families at a time of crisis and bring comfort to them when they need it most.

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What We Do

We give families a safe base next to the hospital. This allows parents to remain close to their child without having to travel long distances. We have 31 bedrooms, a large kitchen and laundry facilities. Families can eat, sleep and focus on the most important thing – the health of their child.

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House Update:
Covid-19

Our priority is to safeguard the health and wellbeing of everyone currently using the House. We have robust processes in place to manage health, safety and sanitation. Staff are working tirelessly to ensure the highest possible standards are met.

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Donations

Give children the best medicine of all – their families! Donate today and with your help we can relieve some of the pressures that families face during what could be the most difficult time of their lives. Families often stay with us for weeks, months and in some cases years. During this time, help us provide those creature comforts that we all take for granted.

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Stories

Sophie’s
Story

Exciting times It was November 2002, Louise was excited about the arrival of her first child. …

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Stories

Nathalie’s Story

A long road ahead Jim & Helen’s daughter Nathalie was born in September 1999. Shortly after, …

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Stories

Lucy’s Story

Lucy was Karen and John’s first baby Karen and her husband John were looking forward to …

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Stories

The
Hurrell Family

1997 for The Hurrell Family The Hurrell Family first stayed at Ronald McDonald House Glasgow in …

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