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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.

For Families

For Families

Camp programs provide children with cancer and families the opportunity to pause, connect with others who are facing similar challenges, and renew a sense of hope. We help youth build courage and independence, and experience a sense of belonging in a healing, medically safe environment. Learn which program is right for you.

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For Volunteers

For Volunteers

Each year, we rely on the expertise and talents of nearly 300 volunteers to deliver high quality, outcome driven programs. Our volunteer counselors come from all over the world and range in age from 19 to 70 years-old. Volunteers also lend support to events, facilities and our office. Learn how you can have an impact.

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Rent our facilities

Rent Our Camp Facilities

Consider the beauty and serenity of our Camp Facility for your camp program, retreat, conference, or team building experience. Located in the San Jacinto Mountains of Riverside County, our site offers a variety of overnight, recreational and meeting accommodations for up to 200 people, including onsite catering.

Our Purpose

Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times® creates a positive long-lasting impact on children with cancer and their families by providing fun-filled, medically supervised, cost-free, year-round camp programs.


45,040 Campers

Since 1982, we have served more than 43,000 campers


45,000+ Hours

Annually, volunteers donate more than 45,000 hours to our programs


Countless Friends

Campers and volunteers alike describe us as a Home Away from Home

We need your help to continue the work that we strive to do. Please consider making a donation or becoming a volunteer.

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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.

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The Spacht FamilyCamp

Joy and Doug Spacht were devastated to learn that their seven-year-old daughter, Aarin, was suffering from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

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the Hurtado Family
Ruben Hurtado's Story Camp

Ruben started coming to Camp in 2007, but the life changing turnaround Ruben was looking for happened in 2013

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Dr. Judith Sato
A Volunteer Story - Dr. Judith SatoCamp

"Camp gives kids an opportunity to normalize their life. To be kids again.  It also gives us doctors an opportunity to get to know the ch...

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