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Going the (Social) Distance for RMH BC

Assemble your team to move 73 km in June while raising funds to support the families that stay at the 73-room Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon every night.

Why We Move

Families who stay at RMH BC are uprooted from 210 different communities throughout BC and the Yukon. Help us raise awareness and funds for these families who are far from home due to the serious health needs of their sick child. 

The Step Up For Families campaign will bring these communities together for a virtual event that can take place from the comfort of your home and at a safe social distance.

 

1. Register

Commit to the distance and to fundraise for the House

2. Set your fundraising target

$125 covers the cost for a family to stay at the House for one night.

$875 covers the cost of one week.

$1500 supports a family for the average stay of 12 days.

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3. Step Up in June!

Get moving by walking, running or rolling. Share your mission with your community and collect donations along the way!

Don’t forget to tag us using #StepUpForFamilies and @rmhbc.

Challenge details

  • Complete 73 km with your team in the month of June.
  • All distances covered by individual team members count towards the goal of 73km.
  • Keep track of your distances using your favourite fitness tracking app or device (e.g. Strava, FitBit). Then, every time you complete a few KMs, submit your results here to appear on our leaderboard (updated daily) and earn badges. If you are tracking with Strava, you can also join our RMH BC Run Club.
  • Exciting fundraising prizes to be won, including gear from LadySport or a Garmin Forerunner 35 Smartwatch
  • Download your fundraising toolkit for tips and ideas on how to get started.
  • If you have additional questions, please contact us at community@rmhbc.ca

Our Fundraisers

Take a peek at who is moving for the House!

Zack's Marathon

“I was able to volunteer at Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon when I was younger and I reflected on the kids I met and the lasting memories I had made there. It has been some time since I have given back tot he House, so I thought that a fundraiser that involved running would be the perfect opportunity to get involved.”

Zack’s fundraiser surpassed his goal of $1,000!

SHARE YOUR JOURNEY

#StepUpForFamilies

Why do you move?

#Stepupforfamilies

Get moving!

Bring together your team

Make a general donation

Contact

Phone

Call Sunshine @ 604-355-6995