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.
Pamela, Siphesihle, Musawenkosi and Nicholas moved to Canada with their mom for life-saving medical care, and now call Ronald McDonald House their home away from home. In 2016 alone, they stayed with us 10 times!
For families who must travel to Vancouver for their child’s medical treatment, Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon provides more than just a place to stay. For kids, it is a place where they can temporarily forget about the hospital, and continue to learn...
McHappy Day 2017 was a record-breaking success thanks to the efforts of McDonald’s employees around BC and Yukon. This month we were thrilled to recognize one incredible “House Hero” from McDonald’s who went above and beyond to raise funds and awareness in 2017.