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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.

 

We serve more than 10,000 families a year through our houses, family rooms, and Camp, representing the largest RMHC chapter in the nation.

 

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  • 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.

Jennifer and Hazel Proffit
The Proffit FamilyCHOC at Mission Viejo Family Room

Jennifer used the Ronald McDonald Family Room as a way to stay connected with her family while her newborn daughter Hazel was fighting for her life...

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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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The Ohmer FamilyCHOC at Mission Viejo Family Room

Makenzie Ohmer was 9 months old when she was diagnosed with a severe form of gastroesophageal reflux disease that caused a host of serious health p...

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