Alysa and Kiana Robinson are active, creative sisters with busy schedules — and both have cystic fibrosis. Every 3 months or more, they leave their Kamloops home for treatment in Vancouver, where Ronald McDonald House helps them to have a normal life in between their life-saving appointments.
It’s no easy task to provide clean and safe accommodation for up to 2,000 families each year, and we are grateful for the ongoing support of our partners at A Plus Cleaning and Janitorial Ltd. Read more about how they make our work possible.
“We’ve called the helicopter. It’s on its way.”
These are words that Mike and Kristina Veltri never expected to hear when they took their 16-month-old daughter Nicola to the doctor. Now, Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon is home for this Vancouver Island family while Nicola receives life-saving treatment for leukemia.
Thanks to generous supporters like you, we were able to provide welcoming accommodation for 200 families in the month of December alone! Learn more about how you helped make a difference in the past year.
We all want to celebrate the holidays with our loved ones, and we all have our favourite traditions. By staying at Ronald McDonald House, sick children and their families can stay together and celebrate special moments, even while fighting a serious illness far from home. Find out what our families are doing to celebrate this year!
Tegan Chamberlin is one and a half years old and has already spent almost twelve months in the hospital. Born with a malformation of the lymph system and needing surgery at birth, she was flown from Kamloops to Vancouver, where Ronald McDonald House became a refuge for her family.
The 2016 A Night to Dream Gala took place on October 20th to help keep families close at Ronald McDonald House. This incredible event, presented by Beedie Development Group and CRS Group of Companies, raised $415,000. Click to read more and see the event photos.
It’s the little things that make all the difference for 12-year-old Kai Gotro and his grandparents Paul and Jean. For the past two years, they have been travelling from Kamloops to Vancouver at least once a month, but staying at Ronald McDonald House is making these difficult journeys easier.
Did you know that you can support Ronald McDonald House while picking out your pumpkin or enjoying a spooky haunted house? Learn more about great Halloween events that are raising funds for kids and families at RMH BC.