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Southern California Chapter

Unifying the efforts of our six houses, a camp, two family rooms and other programs, the Southern California Chapter of Ronald McDonald House Charities is committed to creating a community where children and their families embrace life and healing with a sense of hope, enthusiasm, courage and joy.

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Our Houses

Since 1980, the Southern California Ronald McDonald Houses® serve as a inexpensive, and often free, “home–away–from–home” for families of critically–ill children undergoing treatment at nearby hospitals and medical facilities.

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Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times

Each year Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times serves an average of 1,500 campers who are children with cancer so they can take a break from hospitals and find an opportunity to just be “ordinary kids.”

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Family Rooms

Our Ronald McDonald Family Rooms provide an “oasis” within the hospital for parents with children in pediatric or neonatal intensive care units; allowing them a chance to sleep, shower and recharge while remaining within steps of their hospitalized child.

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Scholarships & Grants

We support the children of our Southland communities by awarding scholarships to high–achieving high school seniors and providing grants to non–profit organizations working to improve the lives of children.

Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House Official Groundbreaking Ceremony

Join us at the Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House as we celebrate 19 years of service to children and families and embark upon our much anticipated expansion project.

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One father’s effort to give back.

Designer Sander Bakker created a little lamp to reflect the beauty and fragility of life. It is now available on kickstarter and a portion of the proceeds from the Project will be used to support Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House.

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Where there is love, there is life.

Karla Zamora refused to give up hope for seeing her son, Jesus, walk one day. They began their journey to recovery with us.

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Keeping families together when they need it most.

Noah and Melissa Korda needed a place to stay when their daughter Sadie was rushed to the hospital after a seizure. They found a home away from home with us.

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An adventure awaits...

Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times allows children and their families the opportunity to have fun, peace, adventure and a chance to be themselves.

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Graphical Breakdown of Expenses

Putting Donations to Good Use

In 2013, we spent $7,344,882 of our total budget directly in programs that help families in need.

Programs Administrative Fundraising
Volunteering

Volunteering is Essential

Every year the number of volunteers who apply goes up. Be part of our wonderful team to make a difference!

Our Houses

Since 1980, the Southern California Ronald McDonald Houses® serve as a inexpensive, and often free, “home–away–from–home” for families of critically–ill children undergoing treatment at nearby hospitals and medical facilities.

Our Camp

Each year Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times serves an average of 1,500 campers who are children with cancer so they can take a break from hospitals and find an opportunity to just be “ordinary kids.”

Our Family Rooms

Our Ronald McDonald Family Rooms provide an “oasis” within the hospital for parents with children in pediatric or neonatal intensive care units; allowing them a chance to sleep, shower and recharge while remaining within steps of their hospitalized child.

Our Scholarships & Grants

We support the children of our Southland communities by awarding scholarships to high–achieving high school seniors and providing grants to non–profit organizations working to improve the lives of children.

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Our Impact

Everyone who has been involved with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California has a story to tell. Here are a few of them now.

The Rizkalla FamilyLong Beach House

Right before his birth, it was discovered that Jacob would be born with Esophageal Atresia, a condition where his esophagus had not developed long ...

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The Donald FamilyBakersfield House

Jill and Donald formed a friendship at the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House that would last long after they left.

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The Sanderson FamilyChapter

After their son had to stay in the hospital unexpectedly following his birth, the Sanderson Family got support at the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald H...

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Sponsors of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California

McDonald's
Coca-Cola
City National Bank
Golden State Foods
Los Angeles Kings