Ronald McDonald Family Room celebrates first anniversary

RENO, Nev. (KRNV & -- The Ronald McDonald Family Room at Renown Children's Hospital is celebrating its first anniversary this February.

Members of the community are invited to attend an open house at the Family Room on Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Ronald McDonald Family Room is located on the 4th floor of Renown Children's Hospital. They are asking the community to bring non-perishable or frozen food items to the open house.

The Ronald McDonald Family Room provides a place where family members of seriously ill children can take a break from patient care. The Ronald McDonald Family Room offers overnight accommodations, a stocked kitchen, a living room and computer access to families with children in the hospital.

Since opening on February 6, 2012, they have served 341 families with over 3,950 daily visits.