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Ronald McDonald House opens for families in need in Fort Smith

Families in and around Fort Smith will soon be able to utilize the space inside the Ronald McDonald House next to Mercy Hospital.

FORT SMITH, Ark. — Families in need around the River Valley will soon be able to utilize the newly opened Ronald McDonald House next to Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith.

A ribbon cutting for the new location took place Tuesday, Nov. 10.

The new building includes 11 rooms bringing, adding to the four existing spaces inside Mercy Hospital. This will help 15 families who's child is undergoing care within the hospital. 

Families with a child under the age of 21 who is receiving care are eligible to stay in the home.

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