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Dec 18, 2019

Read our December eNews edition, including the story of Kruz and Paizlee's journey to find a cure for their rare genetic disease. You'll also see updates on our programs, volunteer opportunities, and Back-to-School and Halloween Costume Drives.

Mar 20, 2019

The Ronald McDonald House Charities Bay Area honored Orinda resident Deana Freedman at the end of February with the organization's 2018 Big Red Shoe Award. 

Lamorinda Weekly
Jun 8, 2018

ABC30 - “No one can stop you from achieving your dreams. Tough times don’t last, but tough people do.” – Gladis Lopez, 18. Former House resident Gladis Lopez, a second-time leukemia survivor, delivers an empowering speech to her Selma High School graduting class. Gladis worked on her remarks for months while continuing her studies at RMH School and  inspired her classmates with a message of resiliency and hope for the future.

Nov 6, 2017
Ronald McDonald House's Megabites program makes it easy for people to volunteer (report).
Palo Alto Online
Oct 19, 2017
Jun 26, 2017

NBC Bay Area news reports on the launch of Ronald McDonald House at Stanford's new megaBITES meal program (video).

May 25, 2017
We're Celebrating 1-2-3!
Apr 5, 2017
House Families are treated to A Night in Hollywood

While our friends kicked up their heels at House Party! Expect the Unexpected, families at our House turned up the glamour for A Night in Hollywood. Parents and children let their inner star shine with complimentary makeup, hair, and nail services, a delicious dinner and lively dancing.

Mar 31, 2017

ABC7 NEWS -- Ronald McDonald House at Stanford is almost done with a multi-million dollar expansion project, increasing capacity from 47 to 123 family rooms. (video)

Dec 21, 2016

Holidays at the House

ABC 7 Bay Area News reports on holiday traditions at the House (video).