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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.

Board of Trustees

The Bakersfield House is governed by a board representing a variety of professions, areas of expertise, and communities throughout the region.

Jeff Tensley

Chairman of Board

Jeff Tensley

  • Instructor, Foothill High School  

Ana Johns

Treasurer
  • McDonald's Owner/Operator

Katie Angevine

  • Klassen Corporation

Paige Breeland

  • Customer Advocate,  Safelite Autoglass

Catie Cerri

  • Assistant Vice President, Wells Fargo

James Curran

  • Financial Advisor, Edward Jones

Jim Darling

  • Jim Darling PR 

Darlene Denison

  • Owner/Operator, State Farm Insurance

Janie Dyer

  • Bolthouse Farms 

Trish Gallo

  • McDonald's Owner/Operator

Michael George

  • EVP/ Marketing, Safe 1 Credit Union

Kenneth Keller

Kenneth Keller
  • COO, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

Scott Knoeb

  • Frontier Real Estate Services

Brie Lancaster

  • Marketing Representative, Pair & Marotta

Brad Maberry

  • Wasco Union School District

Warren Martin

  • Head of Security, Dignity Health

Diana Mestmaker

  • Owner, The Body Architect

Kim Mygatt

  • Customer Service, California Water Service

Ken Ouellette

  • Advanced Beverage

Dave Packer

  • Dave Packer Homes

John Carter Piper

John Carter Piper

  • First Vice President – Investments, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

Danielle Plotner

  • Office Manager, State Farm

Pam Riggo

  • Coca-Cola

Al Romero

  • Project Manager, Romero Electric

Michael Sloan

  • HR Dignity Health

Sponsors of Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House

AbbVie biopharmaceutical
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