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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

Jason Gonzalez
Jason GonzalezScholarships

During his first year of college, Jason Gonzalez, a 19-year-old student at Stanford University, was overwhelmed by the financial obligations that came with independence.

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Sharon Bako
Sharon BakoScholarships

Sharon Bako did not become aware of the importance of helping in her community until she herself needed her community to sustain her. 

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Grace Kim
Grace KimScholarships

As a first-generation Korean American, Grace Kim, 18, knew she had greater responsibilities than the average high school student.

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Marenna Hurd – Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholars Recipient
Marenna HurdScholarships

In August 2015, Marenna started her freshman year at the American Music Dramatic Arts Conservatory and College in New York, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in fine arts.

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Shelby BlackScholarships

When most kids think of going away to school, they can get scared. For Shelby Black, the most frightening things in her life were already behind her.

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Ulyses Sanchez Rea
Ulyses Sanchez ReaScholarships

"I come from a low income, first generation family and this scholarship has helped tremendously with tuition." - Ulyses Sanchez Rea

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