• Apr 27

    Meet Cameron: Family Dinner Volunteer

    When Cameron was 18 months old, he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and underwent three years of treatment at BC Children’s Hospital. “While this was a very difficult time for my family, Children’s Hospital did an amazing job providing me with the treatment I required and the support my family needed,” he shared. Now, years later and cancer-free, he volunteered this past week to help support families like his through the Family Meal Program at RMH BC.

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  • Apr 13

    Thank You to our Volunteers

    April 12 – 18 is National Volunteer Week, and we want to celebrate the volunteers who help make our House a home. Volunteers at Ronald McDonald House BC support families in a number of ways: taking regular shifts at the House, cooking family meals, or supporting our signature fundraising events. Each month at the House, 80 volunteers work a approximately…

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  • Mar 16

    Anakin’s Story

    On September 21st, 2014, the unthinkable happened for the Fretts family. During a trip to Texada Island, the van that their 12-year-old son Anakin was travelling in went off the road. Anakin suffered a severe traumatic brain injury and was flown by air ambulance to the ICU at BC Children’s Hospital. Since then, Anakin’s family has been by his side…

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  • Mar 05

    NICU Teas bring Families Together

    One incredible source of support is the monthly NICU teas held in the Ronald McDonald Family Room, which are open to past NICU families, current families, and nurses and social workers. At the teas, former NICU parents enjoy a reunion with friends they made during their stay and with their care team, and also offer much-needed words of encouragement to parents with children currently receiving treatment.

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  • Mar 01

    Vancouver Sun Run for RMH BC

    Are you taking part in this year’s Vancouver Sun Run presented by BlueShore Financial? If you are running as an individual or as part of a corporate team, you can make a difference by choosing Ronald McDonald House BC as your charity of choice. This year, we are thrilled to be a charity partner of The Vancouver Sun Run and…

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  • Feb 19

    Home Tweet Home at the BC Home + Garden Show

    We are thrilled to be a charity partner of the BC Home + Garden Show, taking place this week at BC Place Stadium. As part of the show, local celebrities and influencers are supporting Ronald McDonald House BC in a unique way: the “Home Tweet Home” design challenge. We asked kids staying at RMH BC to imagine and draw a dream home….

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  • Feb 11

    Winter Comfort from Éminence Organic Skin Care

    On a rainy January day, what could be more comforting than a hot bowl of homemade soup? Recently, over 50 volunteers from Éminence Organic Skin Care made this possible for children and families at Ronald McDonald House BC, teaming up with the Dirty Apron Cooking School to prepare three types of delicious organic soups. In total, the volunteers made an…

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  • Feb 06

    Samantha’s Story

    In July 2014, the Donovan family received frightening news: their 4-year-old daughter Samantha had a rare form of leukemia (Burkitt’s ALL) with a mutation – something her oncologist had never seen before. With this aggressive cancer came aggressive treatment. The family learned that Sam would be inpatient at BC Children’s Hospital and often in isolation from July to December, with…

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  • Feb 04

    A Winter Getaway for a Great Cause

    Did you know that you can join us in Whistler for the 2015 RMH BC Ski Challenge even if you don’t ski or snowboard? Pamper yourself surrounded by breathtaking scenery at the Scandinave Spa or take a cooking class at the world-renowned Araxi restaurant, and join RMH BC skiers for a welcome party and après-ski banquet dinner. All proceeds from…

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