• WHAT TO EXPECT

    Stay

    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

    Donate

    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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#BeccaToldMeTo

It is impossible not to be inspired by Becca Schofield. This past December, at the age of seventeen, her doctors told her that the brain cancer she had been battling for the past two years was now terminal. Within 24 hours of receiving this devastating news, she posted to Facebook. “I’m excited to write my […]

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The Importance of Family

Ashley McKim has been a volunteer at the Ronald McDonald Family Room in Moncton since the very beginning. “I remember when I was told about the exciting new volunteer opportunity at The Moncton Hospital in the summer of 2011,” recalls Ashley. “I got to tour the Moncton Family Room while it was still under construction […]

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BrandSource Lends a Helping Hand

For nearly a decade, BrandSource Canada and its Maritime retailers have been incredible partners of Ronald McDonald House Charities Atlantic helping us to keep families close when it matters most. Over the years they have donated many of the appliances and furnishings that make our House a home including washers, dryers, fridges, televisions, bed frames, […]

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Experimenting With Science

Stephanie Bourne and Neha Siddhartha have been bringing some fun to the Ronald McDonald Family Room in Halifax in the form of science. Both Dalhousie University students have been volunteering with Ronald McDonald House Charities Atlantic for more than two years and currently volunteer together on the Sunday afternoon shift. “When I first started volunteering […]

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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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