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    We are thrilled you’ve decided to join our family. Today, you have joined a global movement that enables families to focus on what’s most important – their sick child – while we take care of the rest!

    Your friends at Ronald McDonald House Charities
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    Our Partners

    Keeping families together thanks to the generosity of these corporate sponsors

    FOUNDING Mission Partner

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      • McDonald's
        RMHC receives support from McDonald's Corporation including free use of facilities, equipment and materials and other general and administrative costs for the global office of RMHC. This helps defray costs that RMHC would otherwise incur and allows donations to be distributed directly to grants and program services that benefit children. Additional funding and volunteer support comes from McDonald's owner/operators, restaurant and regional staff members and suppliers. McDonald’s customers also support RMHC through a variety of fundraising events and programs, including donations via RMHC Donation Boxes.

    Leadership Partner

    $1 Million+ annually
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      • AbbVie
        In 2018, AbbVie joined the RMHC family by making a historic gift of $100 million which helps RMHC to provide housing and family-centered services for pediatric patients and their families. The donation, the largest single gift in RMHC history, will allow for 674 new guest sleeping rooms at 33 Ronald McDonald Houses, enabling the RMHC system to provide an additional 240,000 overnight stays each year.
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      • Coca-Cola
        As one of the first national donors for RMHC, Coca-Cola started a vending program at the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House in 1974. Since then, it has generated revenue from millions of cans of donated product. In addition, Coca-Cola sponsors various RMHC fundraising events and their employees volunteer on local RMHC Chapter boards around the world.
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      • The Royal Bank of Canada
        For more than 30 years, RBC has continued to increase their support for RMHC across Canada, USA, Europe and Asia via participation on many local RMHC Boards and numerous global fundraising events with hundreds of employee volunteers contributing thousands of hours each year.
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      • Vertex Foundation
        The Vertex Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)3 foundation, seeks to improve the lives of people with serious diseases and in its communities through education, innovation, and health programs. Established in 2017, it is a long-term source of charitable giving and is part of Vertex Pharmaceutical’s giving commitment. In 2019, RMHC Global proudly welcomed the Vertex Foundation into our trusted family of donors and supporters, with their generous donation of $1.2 million to support the construction of a new House build for RMHC Ireland and the construction of a Family Welcome Center for RMHC San Diego.

    Signature Partner

    $500,000 - $999,999 annually

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      • La-Z-Boy
        La-Z-Boy has been comforting RMHC families as the "Official Furniture Provider" for RMHC since 2008. La-Z-Boy provides complimentary furniture to Ronald McDonald Houses and Ronald McDonald Family Rooms throughout the U.S., Canada, Asia and Africa. La-Z-Boy also supports RMHC though a variety of local and national fundraising events and promotions, where all monetary donations are collected and distributed to local Chapters.
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      • Southwest Airlines
        Southwest Airlines began supporting RMHC in 1983. Each year since then, Southwest employees have provided thousands of volunteer hours to Ronald McDonald Houses. They conduct the annual LUV Classic Golf Tournament and Party that raises in excess of $700,000 each year and has raised more than $14 million since 1985. In addition, the company provides airline tickets to local RMHC Chapter staff to attend RMHC educational opportunities.
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      • Thirty-One
        Thirty-One and its network of over 120,000 Consultants provide welcome bags, financial contributions and volunteer support to Ronald McDonald Houses across the country. Thirty-One is also more than just a company that makes stylish handbags and utility products. Its Thirty-One Gives initiative includes community partnerships, product donations and volunteerism.


    $250,000 - $499,999 annually

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    Supporting Level


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      The Acosta Family


      RMHC Gave Us Peace Of Mind

      To Graciela and Jose Acosta, RMHC is nothing short of a blessing.  The family stayed at the Ronald McDonald House near Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital for a month when their son, Santiago was a very sick infant.  As soon as they arrived, a burden was lifted. “When we came to the door something cha... Read more about The Acosta Family

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      The Cepkauskas Family


      When “it happens to you,” RMHC is there to help

      Like many young students in Orland Park, Ill., Laurie Cepkauskas collected pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House in town. And like her peers, she didn’t do it because she knew exactly what the charity was doing, but because that’s just what students did.  “I really didn’t know anything about it exc... Read more about The Cepkauskas Family

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      The Sharper Family


      RMHC has been there for us through the years

      My family’s first experience with the Ronald McDonald House of Durham and Wake was when my son Paris was three years old. After months of trying to figure out why Paris was so ill, we learned that he had restrictive cardio myopathy. The doctors sent us to see heart specialists at Duke Children's... Read more about The Sharper Family

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      The Johnson Family


      It's hard to put into words what RMHC has meant to us

      When Noelle Johnson is asked about her son Jordan’s health, she can rattle off the dates of his three heart surgeries, his seven-month stay in the hospital as a newborn, when he got a tracheotomy tube inserted to help him breathe and the nights she’s spent by her 12-year-old’s side every time he’s c... Read more about The Johnson Family

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      The Wehr Family


      RMHC helped us cope while our child was hospitalized

      I knew about RMHC before our daughter Autumn was hospitalized, but I had no idea what it would mean to us to be able to stay at the House. I had no idea just how much thought and effort staff and volunteers put into making life easier for families with sick children. Our eleven-month-old daughter Au... Read more about The Wehr Family

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      Ledvina Family


      The Reason I Run for Team RMHC

      When Amy Ledvina’s daughter, Maeve, presented with a high fever at 5 days old after a typical pregnancy and birth, she and her husband grew concerned. After a trip to their local hospital, they were transported to Lurie Children’s in Chicago, where Maeve’s condition grew much worse. She suffered sev... Read More about Ledvina Family

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      The Cartwright Family


      Our Support Network at RMHC

      Having recently relocated to a new home after their previous home had been destroyed by a fire, the Cartwright family faced yet another hardship— seven-year-old Jordan was diagnosed with leukemia. Jordan had to be medevaced to Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, many miles from home, to battle... Read More about The Cartwright Family

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      the Sollars Family


      Mia’s treatments take her far from home

      Mia Sollars suffered a stroke in utero, and at six months old she was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Cindi and Brad wanted to make sure Mia would get the absolute best care, so they chose Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago, despite living 120 miles away.  At first, Cindi rented an apartment in... Read More about the Sollars Family

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      The Munoz Family


      Your small change makes a difference

      Spare change dropped in RMHC Donation Boxes at McDonald’s restaurants can make a huge difference to families with sick kids.  Recently, because donations gave two Texas children and their family access to the medical care they needed, they were also able to share an experience of a lifetime together... Read More about The Munoz Family

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      The Mylander Family


      Three generations celebrate Mother’s Day at the Ronald McDonald House

      Sherri Mylander’s mom, Sandy Bernier, travels from Escanaba, Mich., to Greer, S.C., each year to visit Sherri and her family. But it has been 30 years since the mother and daughter celebrated Mother’s Day together. That will change on Sunday, when they and Mylander’s 16-year-old daughter, Gabrielle ... Read More about The Mylander Family

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