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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.

Our Impact

The King-Torres Family
The King-Torres FamilyPasadena

Ana Torres was a patient at the Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles.

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The Williams-Gilbert Family
The Williams-Gilbert FamilyPasadena

Ariel Gilbert was just seven years old when she was diagnosed with an aggressive form of bone cancer that resulted in the amputation of her right leg.

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Karla Zamora and Jesus Luna
The Zamora-Luna FamilyPasadena

Karla Zamora and Jesus Luna left their home and family in Sonora, Mexico in search of advanced medical treatment for his meningocele, a condition which limits the growth and usage of the leg, after doctors gave Jesus a poor prognosis for full recovery.

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Marchelle Sellers at the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House
Marchelle SellersPasadena

Marchelle’s son Reese weighed less than 2 pounds when he was born and spent the next four-and-a-half months under observation at Huntington Hospital. As a young parent, the experience was traumatic and exhausting. Marchelle and her husband were fortunate to live just five minutes away from the hospital and their new baby. Many others in their position weren’t so lucky.

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Sponsors of Pasadena Ronald McDonald House

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