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Hogs for the Cause Family Center

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As a regional medical center for children, Children’s Hospital strives to meet the needs of the families whose children come to us from across the state and Gulf South region.

In October 2018, and in partnership with Hogs for the Cause, Children’s opened Hogs for the Cause Family Center to provide on-campus housing for families who live outside New Orleans and have a child who is receiving ongoing care at our hospital.

Features of the house

13 Family Suites with the following amenities:

  • Private bathrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Flat screen TVs
  • Mini refrigerators for breastfeeding mothers and to store medications

2 Family Lounges

  • Recreational spaces with TV, games and activities on both floors

Kitchen Spaces

  • Families will be able to cook their own meals during their stay

Laundry Room

  • Washer and dryer for families to wash clothes

How you can get involved

Learn how Hogs helps families at Children’s Hospital through the Hogs for the Cause Fund and the Hogs for the Cause festival.

For more information on the Hogs for the Cause Family Center, contact us at 504.894.5460 or

The Ronald McDonald House

In December 2022, Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Louisiana opened the doors to its new home on the Children's Hospital New Orleans campus.

Previously located across town in the Mid-city neighborhood, the new space is 47% larger and exists to help ease the financial and emotional burdens families face as they access critical care for their children. The Ronald McDonald House offers free accommodations, volunteer-provided meals, transportation when needed, a food pantry and a support system like no other.

Features of the house

22 Family Suites with the following amenities:

  • Private bathrooms
  • Wi-Fi

2 Family Lounges

  • Game room
  • Playroom
  • Library
  • Community spaces

Kitchen Spaces

  • 64-person dining room
  • Outdoor barbecue space

Learn more about staying at Ronald McDonald House