"The compassion that the Ronald McDonald House has shown us was unbelievable. They opened their arms to us like we were family. A lot of people think blood is what makes you family, they have it wrong. Love is what makes you family."
"I thank the Ronald McDonald House staff for all of their help in this tough time my family and I are facing."
"I love this House because it is a nice place. God bless those good hearts. Estoy contento y feliz por resivir el apollo de esta casa."
"I love the Ronald McDonald House because of the family I have made while being here and actually having people who know what I'm going through."
"My favorite thing about volunteering is the opportunity to listen to the families' stories. This seems to provide great comfort to them and their courage is inspiring to me."
"There is comfort in knowing that we have a family here at the Ronald McDonald House who loves, cares, and shows empathy for our family."
"Everyone at the Ronald McDonald House is in good spirits and are very welcoming. All of the families are thankful which makes my internship so meaningful."
"The house made us feel as if we were not alone"
Other Ways to Help
Provide Wish List Items!
Keeping a house stocked with necessary supplies while sixteen families are living in it is no easy feat! We are always in need of supplies such as paper towels, individual snack items, paper products, plastic serving utensils, cleaning supplies, fresh produce and more!
Shop our Amazon Wish List!
Collect Pop Tabs!
The power of individuals performing small acts of charity is amazing! Collect the aluminum tabs off your beverage cans or soup cans and donate them to us so we can recycle them in exchange for money! All proceeds from this program benefit our mission!
Third Party Fundraisers
Third-Party Fundraisers are a great way to support RMHC! Be creative, choose something that you are passionate about and plan a fundraiser to benefit our mission! Past fundraisers have included benefit concerts, golf tournaments, clay shoots, percent nights at local places of business, vendor sales events, and much more. We welcome your ideas! Before you get started, please contact us at 803-254-0118 or [email protected] to discuss your ideas. All fundraising events must be approved by RMHC Columbia, SC.
Create a Personalized, Online Fundraiser
Whether you'd like to celebrate a birthday or holiday, honor an individual or someone's memory, or simply help others, you can give the gift of togetherness to families we serve. Just start an online RMHC fundraiser for any of these life events and leverage the strength of your network and help us, help families grow stronger!
Create a Facebook fundraiser here!
Special Event Volunteers
Special Event Volunteers help us execute one or more of our fundraisers throughout the year to ensure their success. Not only will you have a great time, but your help also means that we can put on quality events, and ultimately, raise more of the necessary funds for our programs and services. This is a great opportunity for groups or those with limited availability. To learn more about upcoming events and how you can help, contact us at 803-254-0118 or [email protected].
Donate Your Vehicle
A BIG tax deduction could be rolling your way soon! If you think that old vehicle in your drive way is not good for much, think again! Donate your vehicle to Ronald McDonald House Charities Columbia, SC! The vehicle donation program is a quick and easy way to help families during challenging times. The proceeds from your donation help to pay for one week at the Ronald McDonald House Columbia, SC.
Call 1-800-227-7435 or visit www.carshelp.org to schedule your pick up time today!