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Help us keep families together

Up to 530 families will rely on the support of a Ronald McDonald House each day this December.

Making a donation to buy a virtual gift will ensure that these families are close to their child in hospital, with all the essentials of home.


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a virtual gift

This Christmas we’re offering a range of six virtual gifts to help provide vital support for families while they deal with the challenge of having a child in hospital.

Whether you choose the Gift of Togetherness or share the sparkle of Christmas Lights for All, you can help make sure our Houses are a ‘home away from home’ for families.

Gift £10

To allow parents to share their difficult day over a cuppa and mince pie.

Buy Gift

Gift £35

To pay for one night stay at Ronald McDonald House Charities UK.

Buy Gift

Gift £75

To provide a dedicated Housekeeper for an entire day.

Buy Gift

Fundraise this Christmas!

Help us raise some vital funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities UK

Sign up to request a copy of our new Christmas Fundraising Pack full of ideas, hints and tips to help you deliver your festive fundraising.

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In 2022, we supported 6,654 families across our 13 Houses …

who were living an average of 73 miles away from the hospital…

and stayed an average of 16 nights.

… you could help make a difference now with a donation!

Support for families

Getting a place to stay

First, you’ll need to find out if there is a Ronald McDonald House at the hospital where your child is being treated.

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Day passes

If you just need a space to share with family in the day, have a shower or cook something to eat.

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