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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.

Chapter Staff

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California staff members are dedicated to providing comfort, care, and support to children and families in Southern California.

Vince Bryson BioContact

Vince Bryson

Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Vince Bryson provides leadership to all RMHCSC programs, including Ronald McDonald Houses in Bakersfield, Loma Linda, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Orange, and Pasadena, Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times near Idyllwild, the Community Grants Board, and four scholarship programs. Vince works to unite all RMHCSC programs in order to meet the organization's ultimate goal of improving the health and well-being of children in Southern California. Prior to joining RMHCSC as the executive director of the Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House, Bryson was director of premium seating for the Staples Center, and also served as the development director at the New Los Angeles Marketing Partnership, a public-private partnership created by former Los Angeles mayor, Richard Riordan. Previously Bryson oversaw all fundraising and programming for the Magic Johnson Foundation as president and chief executive officer, where he helped the organization raise $8 million and distribute more than $3.5 million to AIDS-related organizations nationally. Bryson is a graduate of the University of Michigan.

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Joseph Chambers

Director of Finance and Administration

Joseph Chambers oversees finance, accounting, technology, and human resources of RMHCSC. Prior to joining the charity, he was the controller of a national industrial products company based in California. In addition, Joseph has eight years of public accounting experience in auditing and advising nonprofit organizations. Joseph earned his B.S. in Accountancy from California State University, Northridge, and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California.

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Phone: 626-204-7203

Adam McCormack BioContact

Adam McCormack

Director of Development
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Phone: 626-204-7207

Desiree Taylor BioContact

Desiree Taylor

Development Associate
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Phone: 6262047206

Shelby Laterza

Shelby Laterza

Administrative Coordinator
Sherry Blacer-Rotia BioContact

Sherry Blacer-Rotia

Senior Accountant
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Phone: 626-204-7204

Kian Golchin

Kian Golchin

Senior Accountant
Claudia Munoz

Claudia Munoz

Staff Accountant
Jessica Toscano

Jessica Toscano

Staff Accountant
Yvette Guillont BioContact

Yvette Guillont

HR Administrator
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Phone: 626-204-7208

Ashok Padinjatiyaduth BioContact

Ashok Padinjatiyaduth

IT Manager
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Phone: 626-204-7210

Frank Duncanson V.

Frank Duncanson V.

Web Administrator

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