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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.

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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 have served as a inexpensive, and often free, “home–away–from–home” by keeping families close to their critically–ill children and the nearby hospitals and medical facilities they need.

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 help keep families close by providing an “oasis” within a hospital for parents with children in pediatric or neonatal intensive care units; allowing them a place 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 Oaks Family
The Oaks FamilyLos Angeles House

In 2007, Ruth and Jim Oaks stayed at the Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House to be close to their daughter, Katlyn, who was being treated for Mitocho...

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The Donlon Family
The Donlon FamilyLos Angeles House

In 1986, just weeks before her 13th birthday, Kathleen Donlon wasn’t planning a big party — she was on her way to CHLA to begin treatme...

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Jason Gonzalez
Jason GonzalezScholarships Program

During his first year of college, Jason Gonzalez, a 19-year-old student at Stanford University, was overwhelmed by the financial obligations that c...

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