• WHAT TO EXPECT

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    We welcome families and provide them with a home away from home at a difficult time. Here’s what you can expect at our house.

  • JOIN OUR FAMILY

    Volunteer

    Volunteers play a vital role in adding the loving touches that make our home a warm and welcoming environment.

  • MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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    Keeping our families close to their sick
    children makes all the difference. And so do our supporters.

Family

 STORIES

Every family has a story.

Our Home has been made brighter by people like you, our donors and volunteers.
Read some of our family stories here.

WHY IT ALL

Matters

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities® Atlantic offers family-centered programs that promote
healing and togetherness including Ronald McDonald House and Ronald McDonald Family Rooms.

WHAT’S

New

 

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What’s Your Gratitude Number?

It’s a gift to be with our loved ones this time of year. This holiday season, 18 families each night will rely on Ronald McDonald House in Halifax to keep them close to each other and the care their sick child needs. Find your family’s #GratitudeNumber and start a fun new tradition that helps support […]

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The Gift of Time

When Amanda Park started volunteering in 2008 she told herself she was going to try it for a year. “I had just moved back to Halifax and had some free time in the evenings and weekends,” says Amanda. “I wanted to find something I could commit to and that I also really enjoyed.” After doing […]

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Sweet Sixteen

On October 1st, Nykola Selig celebrated a very special birthday – her sweet sixteen. In the lead up to her day, she was not only planning her own celebration in Halifax but also thinking about how she could help other kids and families. “I wanted to give the kids in the hospital a chance to […]

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Golf Classic Raises Over $136,000

On September 15th, supporters of Ronald McDonald House Charities® Atlantic showed their generosity and enthusiasm on the golf course at our largest annual fundraiser – the Ronald McDonald House® Golf Classic. Over 140 golfers, 60 sponsors and almost 50 volunteers came together at Glen Arbour Golf Course for a spectacular day of golf and fun. Thanks to […]

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2015 Annual Report

We are excited to share that our 2015 Annual Report Where Love Lives is now available! The Withey-Howse family from Antigonish, Nova Scotia, are our feature family, appearing on the cover and sharing their story inside. To view in full, click here. The Withey-Howse family can also be seen in our new video that was shot at Ronald McDonald House […]

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Make Fun Matter

When it comes to giving back, Canada ranks as a top-five global leader in philanthropy, according to the World Giving Index. However, a new study called the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Family Pulse Survey reveals that while more than 75 per cent of Canadian parents and children feel it’s important to give to charity, […]

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MCS McHelpers

Evelyn Paquin’s grade 7 and 8 French immersion class at Meduxnekeag Consolidated School (MCS) in Woodstock, New Brunswick turned a class business project into a way to support children and families at Ronald McDonald House and Ronald McDonald Family Rooms. In November 2015, her students started doing online research to identify the type of business […]

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Cooking for a Cause

If you are looking for Heather and Blaine Burgess at the Moncton Ronald McDonald Family Room, you will likely find them in the kitchen. The husband and wife duo were looking for ways to give back nearly five years ago when they learned about the Moncton Family Room’s Home for Dinner program. Home for Dinner ensures […]

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#WishListWednesday

Ronald McDonald House is just like any other home when it comes to needing groceries and supplies, and with 16 families living with us at one time there is never a shortage of items on our Wish List. Every Wednesday, our weekly Wish List is updated online and our top three items are posted on […]

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McHappy Day 2016

On Wednesday, May 4th our friends at McDonald’s® restaurants, their customers, community supporters, and media joined together to celebrate McHappy Day, a special tradition in Canada. On McHappy Day, one dollar from every Big Mac® sandwich, Happy Meal® and hot McCafé® beverage sold is donated to benefit Ronald McDonald Houses and other local children’s charities. This […]

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