12-year-old Abby Cavanaugh from Nanaimo never thought she’d be spending almost a year away from home, but Ronald McDonald House has helped her stay connected to family and take courage from new friends – including a Vancouver Canuck.
March is Music Therapy Month! Find out how music is making a difference for families at RMH BC, one song at a time.
Did you know that you can run (or walk) this year’s Vancouver Sun Run in support of Ronald McDonald House? We caught up with Tricia Cochran, Sun Run team member, volunteer, and top fundraiser to find out what motivates her and hear her fundraising tips.
For these generous sisters from Tumbler Ridge, BC, an unexpected stay at Ronald McDonald House led them to become ambitious fundraisers in support of their fellow kids. To date, they have raised almost $3,000! Read more about what inspires them.
“Home is where your family is,” says mom Faith Johannson, “and that’s what you give to us.” Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon has been a second home for the Johannsons since 2013, as they fight neuroblastoma with their son Eli for the second time.
“Take it one day at a time” and “pay it forward” have become mottos to live by for the Relvas family from Kelowna BC. RMH BC has been their home away from home for almost a full year while 4-year-old Anthony receives treatment for neuroblastoma.
Staying at RMH BC means that kids don’t have to miss out on special moments like Halloween. See how our families celebrated this year!
After 14-year-old Bethany Duits traveled to Vancouver for treatment for an eating disorder, her family credited their home away from home, Ronald McDonald House, with helping her to thrive.
Our 15th annual Gala, presented by Beedie, was a great success and brought the community together in support of RMH BC families.