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No family with a sick child should go it alone.

Whether families travel many hours or a few neighborhoods away for treatment, the safety and comfort of home is out of reach. What to eat, where to sleep, who to turn to for support? Join us in support families during medical crisis.

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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.

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No family with a sick child should go it alone.

Whether families travel many hours or a few neighborhoods away for treatment, the safety and comfort of home is out of reach. What to eat, where to sleep, who to turn to for support? Join us in support families during medical crisis.

Learn more about our Feed the Love Program. >>

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 with the comfort of home.

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.

Oral Health Care Access

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.

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“You never know how strong you are until strong is your only choice.” – Bobbie and Riley’s mom, Sara

“You never know how strong you are until strong is your only choice.” – Bobbie and Riley’s mom, Sara

#NationalThankYouMonth

“You have to stay strong for your child,” says Cece’s mom, Kristin. Thank you to our community — you keep us strong for them.

No family with a sick child should go it alone.

Whether families travel many hours or a few neighborhoods away for treatment, the safety and comfort of home is out of reach. What to eat, where to sleep, who to turn to for support? Join us in support families during medical crisis.