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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.

31st Annual Golf Classic

Support Our Families

2016 Bakersfield Walk for Kids

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

Walk to Help Kids

A Camp 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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2nd Annual Bishop Walk for Kids

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

Walk to Help Kids

Keeping families together when they need it most.

Even though the treatments and chemotherapy were a burden to pull through, Ruben wanted his journey to turn into something positive. He just didn’t exactly know how it was going to.

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Thank you for Making the 2016 Walk for Kids a Success

Donations Still Being Accepted

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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Graphical Breakdown of Expenses

Putting Donations to Good Use

In 2014, we spent $7,860,682 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 Masero FamilyLong Beach House

Nick and Nicole Masero found much needed rest at the Long Beach Ronald McDonald House while their son Jonas was receiving treatment in the NICU.

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Long Beach Memorial Medical CenterGrants Program

In 2008, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California’s Community Grants Board awarded the Long Beach Memorial Medical Center a...

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The Buxbaum FamilyBakersfield House

The Buxbaum family stayed at the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House for 28 days after their son Michael was in an accident. 

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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