Donate to help brave caregivers support their courageous kids
The fastest and most direct way to make an immediate impact is to make your gift online. Our secure site allows you to donate in a variety of ways, including setting up a sustaining monthly contribution. Donate now >
Give by Mail
You can mail a check made out to “Ronald McDonald House Charities Bay Area” or “RMHC Bay Area” to the address below. Donations for all Bay Area sites should be delivered to our regional office in Palo Alto for central processing; this includes deliveries of wrapped, unused in-kind donations (e.g., holiday gifts, basic need items, household goods, etc.).
Ronald McDonald House Charities Bay Area
520 Sand Hill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Tax ID Number: 94-2538615
You may also give via credit card by phone at 650.470.6000 or by donating online.
Give by Phone
Call us at 650.470.6000, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST with your credit card information.
More than 8,000 companies offer varying levels of corporate match for their employees’ philanthropic interests. RMHC Bay Area recognizes donors each year for the sum of their contributions and any matching gifts received during the fundraising year.
Want to find out if your company will match your gift? Contact your HR Department for details, or email us with your employer information and we’ll check for you!
Gifts of Securities & Stocks
Gifts of stock and securities are a powerful way to support families with critically ill children.
If you intend on transferring mutual funds, please always contact our vice president of finance at 650.470.6009 or firstname.lastname@example.org immediately as certain steps must be taken before the transfer is initiated.
Support corporate partners who are donating a portion of their proceeds to help families. Current Shop for Good partners:
Look for a new way to relieve chapped lips? Shop at Lasting Smiles and they’ll donate %50 of your purchase to supporting families with sick children. All you have to do is select RMHC Bay Area at checkout!
Want to become a Shop for Good partner? Contact Juan Hernández, director, corporate and community relations at email@example.com or 408.693.0432.
Leadership Giving Circles
RMHC Bay Area appreciates and recognizes our donors through a variety of giving circles.
Beyond10 Donor Circle
While we know that you do not expect anything in return for your role in providing critically ill children with a continuum of family-centered care, RMHC Bay Area recognizes our donors through opportunities that keep them connected to our mission.
By donating $10,000 or more to support RMHC Bay Area in any given 12-month period, you are recognized as a Beyond10 Donor and receive special communications, invitations, and engagement opportunities. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Family Legacy Circle
Donors who include RMHC Bay Area in their estate plans provide essential and sustainable philanthropic support and receive a variety of special communications and engagement opportunities.
Family Legacy Circle Donors ensure that we have the financial stability to weather any storm and serve families with critically ill children for generations to come. For more information about estate planning, visit plannedgiving.rmhcbayarea.org.
Children's Circle Donors
While we know that you do not expect anything in return for your role in providing critically ill children with a continuum of family-centered care, we recognize our donors through opportunities that keep them connected to our mission.
By donating $2,500 or more to support RMHC Bay Area in any given 12-month period, you are recognized as a Children’s Circle Donor and will receive special communications, invitations, and engagement opportunities. Email email@example.com for more information.