For the past 7 years, Amy Labonte and her son Seamus, who is living with Cystic Fibrosis, have travelled from their Whitehorse home to Vancouver over 100 times for to undergo testing, see specialists, and receive care that they are unable to get at home. They recently shared what RMH BC means to them.
Cancer fighter Marek from Whitehorse, Yukon, has stayed at the House 35 times for a total of 496 nights! He knows what it’s like to lose his hair — so he decided to grow it long and donate it to another kid who needed it. Last month he finally had his hair cut and is now raising funds to support families like his that depend on Ronald McDonald House.
On May 2nd, McHappy Day brought together McDonald’s Restaurants, RMH BC families and communities across BC and Yukon to raise funds and awareness for Ronald McDonald House and children’s charities. Our staff and families spent the day visiting McDonald’s...
When her teacher asked her class to make a positive impact in the community, Keira Jamal embraced the challenge. With the support of family, friends and the community, Keira was able to raise $5300 for RMH BC! Find out how she did it.
Most parents never expect that one of their children will need a Ronald McDonald House – but for the Robillards, RMH BC runs in the family! The House has been a community of support for this Dawson Creek family twice, when 4-year-old William and 13-year-old Stephanie needed treatment in Vancouver two years apart.
For Stephanie Rogliano, volunteering at Ronald McDonald House is all about living in the moment! Read more about what inspires her to give back.
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.