Donations: Due to health restrictions, all donated items and food must be new and unwrapped with original tags and packaging. We only accept unopened bags of candy, not individually wrapped candies. 

Baby Cece’s parents, Jordan and Kristin, have been through a lot this year. Follow their journey, and give today.

You can be a HERO for families with sick children by donating today.

Help spread cheer and love this holiday season for families just like Cece’s.

Baby Cece’s parents, Jordan and Kristin, have been through a lot this year. Follow their journey, and give today.

Keeping Families Close

Together, we can give families with a sick child what they need most—each other.

Our mission is simple: provide critically ill children with communities of support, access to medical care and the healing power of family and home. Our objectives are clear: ease the emotional and financial burden families endure. Join us as we expand the capacity our housing, meal, and family support services. Because every family deserves somewhere to turn.

Keeping Families Close

Together, we can give families with a sick child what they need most—each other.

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What Our Chapter Does

Keeping families with sick children together and near the care they need.

Family Housing Near the Hospital

Annually, 8,000+ caregivers and children benefit from overnight accommodations inside or nearby our partner hospitals. Our San Francisco and Stanford Houses serve 134 families each night while corporate partnerships allow us to offer medical stays in San Francisco, Oakland, and across the Bay Area.

In-Hospital Programs

With the help of volunteers, we provide meals, in-hospital housing and respite, sibling activities, day-use access, and patient bedside visits to bring comfort and care to families, just steps away from their sick child.

Comprehensive Support

Our Ronald McDonald programs operate inside and nearby our partner hospitals to offer wraparound services, including daily meals, 24/7 therapeutic support, such as child enrichment and sibling care, family activities and recreation, and more.

Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles

RMHC Bay Area partners with Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and John Muir Community Health Alliance to provide free oral health care services to our region’s most vulnerable children.