We Are So Thankful for RMHC

When we were leaving our country, we didn’t imagine we would have so much help and love. We left Africa to look for a safe place to have our babies, because our doctors advised us not to have them in my province. I decided to go to my brother’s house in Chico, CA, but I […]

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Never Lose Hope

“We did it once, we can do it again.” Even though their doctors advised them not to continue their fifth pregnancy because they would only be adding more stress to their family, Daniel and Maylinda were determined to try. They felt that through the difficulties, something special would happen to their family. Both sons, Daniel […]

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5 Ways Your Business Can Support A Local Charity

Let’s be honest, like most non-profits we have a small office and often find if difficult to do everything on our own. The great thing is that we are located in one of the most caring and philanthropic cities in the world who want to help support local charities such as ours! There are so […]

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2015 Season of Giving

When I was 16, I was diagnosed with an auto-immune disease that basically destroyed my kidneys so I needed a kidney transplant. We were lucky to be sent to a hospital where they had an amazing transplant program. The hospital was two and a half hours away from where we were living at the time. […]

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Love Is The Same In All Languages

In 2006, there was a fire at my children’s grandparents’ house and they almost lost their lives. At the time of the fire they were in a room watching TV. They were unable to escape this room and I wasn’t able to help them because the fire has already surrounded me. My brother-in-law acted quickly […]

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Love For Lily

Lily is a polite, cheerful little two-and-a-half year-old girl. Like most toddlers, she loves the outdoors, balloons, bubbles, building Duplos, drawing, learning shapes, colors, and numbers, and watching her favorite shows. Her favorite colors are red, like hearts; and light blue, because it’s the color of the sky, water (she loves to swim), and her […]

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We Felt Like One Big Family

On August 5, 2012, Zach was in a diving accident and broke his neck.  The result was a damaged spinal cord and paralysis from the nipple line on down.  He was taken to UC Davis Children’s Hospital where he spent 11 days in the pediatric ICU.  We were only able to stay with him for […]

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A Blessing

Wow! This has been such a blessing to all of us. Thank you for our own little private place to stay. The convenience and privacy for Austin’s care, as well as, the cleanliness was so appreciated. We have been coming here since last April and our lives have been enriched by the love, support, and […]

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Simply an Amazing Place

Just 6 months into my first pregnancy, I was urgently flown to U.C. Davis Medical Center because it was apparent that our very premature twins were going to be greeting us early. Only a day and a half later, our beautiful twin girls were born at 25 weeks on September 2nd, 2012. Their birth weights […]

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Everybody Needs A Hero

It was just two weeks after our son Hayden’s first birthday that we were given the devastating news. On March 23, 2014 Hayden was diagnosed with high-risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. As parents when those four life changing words “Your child has CANCER” are said, your whole world as you know it falls apart. From day […]

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WHAT WE DO

Keeping families together to help kids heal and cope better

  • SACRAMENTO RONALD McDONALD HOUSE


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    Keeping Families Close
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    front of the Ronald McDonald House
  • CAMP RONALD McDONALD AT EAGLE LAKE


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    A special place for special campers
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    campers having fun at the waterfront
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    Donate your vehicle and we'll pick it up for FREE and you get a tax deduction!
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    young sisters playing in a toy car
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    Join us for the 8th Annual Red Shoe Crawl!
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    Red Shoe Crawl participants having fun
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    Keeping families close by volunteering your time.
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