When did the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House open?
The Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House opened in 1995. For more information about the history of Ronald McDonald Charities of Southern California, click here.
How many rooms does the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House have?
The Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House has 21 rooms available for families at the House, as well as an offsite duplex that can accomodate up to 3 additional families.
Where is the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House located?
Please click here for our contact information, including our address.
Staying at the House
How can I stay at the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House?
Contact the social service department at the hospital where your child will receive treatment. They will assist in submitting a Room Referral Request for the day that you intend to arrive. Because each child's treatment is unique, a family’s stay at the House is unpredictable. Therefore we are unable to confirm room reservations for your stay prior to your arrival. You will receive a call the day of your anticipated arrival date from the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House to confirm occupancy availability. You will also be notified if the House is at full capacity. The maximum length of stay at a Ronald McDonald House is based on room demand and is determined on a local basis.
How much does it cost to stay at the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House?
A contribution of $10 per night is requested to stay at the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House. However, no family is ever turned away due to inability to pay. Funds to operate the House come from contributions through individual gifts, special events, corporate donations and foundation grants. We rely heavily on the support we receive in our community.
How long do families usually stay at a Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House?
Stays can be as short as one night or as long as several months, and sometimes extend to a year or more, depending on the child's illness and treatment.
What does the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House do?
The Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House provides a home away from home to families while their children receive medical treatment at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital and other nearby hospitals. Most of the children are in critical condition, making it very important that the family is near their ill child.
Funding and Operations
Who owns and operates the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House?
The Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House is owned and operated by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California, and is governed by a Board of Trustees. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California is governed by a Board of Directors who are responsible for program development, standards and operations.
How is the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House funded?
Generous supporters like you help fund the House. The majority of our programming funds come from individuals, organizations and businesses.
Doesn't McDonald's fund the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House?
Local McDonald's restaurant owner/operators and the McDonald’s corporation through fundraising efforts and individual contributions generously fund portions of the annual operating costs of the House. However, the majority of the annual operating income comes from individual and other corporate donors. Learn more about our relationship with McDonald’s by clicking here.
How can I volunteer at the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House?
There are many different opportunities available! Please click here to learn more.