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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

Ronald McDonald Houses located throughout Southern California help families stay close to their child when they need treatment for a serious medical condition. Our Houses provide a home-like setting, close to the region's top hospitals, where families can stay free-of charge for as long as necessary.

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Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times

Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times helps children with cancer and their families find hope, healing and a sense of normalcy at our year-round, medically supervised camp facility.

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Family Rooms

Our Family Rooms provide an oasis for parents and caregivers inside the hospital, giving them a chance to sleep, shower, and connect with other families just steps away from their child’s hospital bed.

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Family Support Services (FSS)

Family Support Services (FSS) provides compassionate emotional support, education, and resources to the families and staff of the Ronald McDonald House. We are available to you seven days a week, 24 hours a day, every day of the year even after you leave the house and return home.

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As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts the United States and countries across the world, we would like to assure you that the health and safety of our families, staff, volunteers, and communities remains our top priority.

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At Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California(RMHCSC), we express our mission through our programs, which include seven Ronald McDonald Houses in Bakersfield, Inland Empire, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Orange County, Pasadena and, coming soon, the Westside of Los Angeles. We operate three Ronald McDonald Family Rooms at CHOC Children's Hospital in Orange and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital, and a new Family Room in Ventura, at the Ventura County Medical Center.  We are one of the only Ronald McDonald House Charities chapters across the world that operates a cost-free, medically-supervised Camp for children with cancer and their families, Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times.  We serve more than 10,000 families a year through our houses, family rooms, and Camp, representing the largest RMHCSC chapter in the world.

 

  • 73.9% Programs
  • 10.8% Administrative
  • 15.3% Fundraising
Putting Your Donations to Good Use

In 2018, we spent $13,049,935 of our total budget directly in programs that help families in need. We take great pride in your commitment through volunteering, donating, and sponsorship. Learn more about our Financial Accountability.

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

Ronald McDonald Houses located throughout Southern California help families stay close to their child when they need treatment for a serious medical condition. Our Houses provide a home-like setting, close to the region's top hospitals, where families can stay free-of charge for as long as necessary.

Our Camp

Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times helps children with cancer and their families find hope, healing and a sense of normalcy at our year-round, medically supervised camp facility.

Our Family Rooms

Our Family Rooms provide an oasis for parents and caregivers inside the hospital, giving them a chance to sleep, shower, and connect with other families just steps away from their child's hospital bed.

Family Support Services (FSS)

Family Support Services (FSS) provides compassionate emotional support, education, and resources to the families and staff of the Ronald McDonald House. We are available to you seven days a week, 24 hours a day, every day of the year even after you leave the house and return home.

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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.

Angelica and  Miriam
The Perales-Torres FamilyPasadena House

Angelica is an eight-year-old girl with a bright smile and an incredible spirit. She and her mom, Miriam, have traveled to Pasadena every year sinc...

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The Donald Family at Halloween
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 Diaz Family
The Diaz FamilyInland Empire House

Five years after Melissa and Israel Diaz adopted their son Salvador, he was diagnosed with several serious illnesses including Cerebral Palsy and L...

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