Community Partners

The House is so grateful to work with the Grand Rapids community to provide our families with places to relax and rejuvinate while caring for their ill child.  Our current, registered guests are able to visit the community partners below at no charge.  Thank you to all of these for partnering with the House!

Children's Healing Center Logo

The Children's Healing Center strives to provide a safe, clean, and engaging environment for kids with weak immune systems to interact with others.Visit for more information.


Ele's Place Logo

Ele’s Place is a nonprofit, community based organization dedicated to creating awareness of and support for grieving children, teens, and their families. Visit for more information.


Frederik Meijer Gardens Logo

The 132-acre grounds may take up to two, four, or eight hours to walk through depending on what you choose to explore. With a large variety of art and plants, Meijer Gardens has something to pique any interest. Visit for more information.


Gerald R Ford Museum Logo

The permanent exhibits are the core of the Museum's program. They allow visitors to participate in history, not just view it, while reviewing the highlights of the lives of President and Mrs. Ford. In addition to the permanent exhibits, a succession of temporary exhibits draw upon the rich holdings of the entire Presidential libraries system, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Archives, and others. Visit for more information.


GRAM logo

Focusing on art, design, and creativity, GRAM will provide diverse platforms for experiences, ideas, and dialogue that enrich the human spirit and build practical learning skills. Through dynamic exhibitions, collections, learning initiatives, and community collaborations, GRAM will increasingly serve as a cultural beacon and civic anchor.  Visit for more information.


Children's Museum Logo

The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum celebrates childhood and the joy of learning by providing an interactive, hands-on environment that inspires learning and encourages self directed exploration. Visit for more information.


Public Museum Logo

The Grand Rapids Public Museum exists to be a living monument of artifacts, ideas and stories told through exhibitions, events and educational programming designed to inspire, motivate and celebrate our human bond. They enrich the life of our community through experiences of the wider world in a uniquely Grand Rapids context. Visit for more information.


Gymco Logo

Gymco has a large, flexible schedule of gymnastics classes for early walkers through high school! Our classes and programs are focused on helping each child develop physically, socially and emotionally at a pace that’s right for them. Visit for more information.


John Ball Zoo Logo

The John Ball Zoo has over 1100 animals representing the wilds of Africa, Asia, South America, Australia and the United States. Visit for more information.


Kroc Center Logo

The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center is a 20-acre worship, education, recreation and cultural arts facility. Made possible by a substantial gift from the late philanthropist Mrs. Joan Kroc, as well as the generous support of individuals, organizations and families throughout West Michigan, the Center provides a variety of programs for individuals of all ages. 


Y logo

The Y is exactly what you’ve been looking for. We’re a welcoming and inclusive community. A place to connect with others and learn something new. Your motivation to go the extra mile for your health. We’re a unique environment where kids learn and grow. We are a neighborhood resource allowing those that need us most access to a healthy and rewarding life. We have a long history of changing lives. Visit for more information.