Our Stories

Mary Pat Armstrong
February 21, 2018
Our Founding Director
It started with a phone call. In late 1978, Mary Pat Armstrong picked up the receiver to hear her daughter’s oncologist, Dr. Peter McClure, ask if she wanted to be part of trying to...
Cheque presentation at RMHC Toronto
January 24, 2018
Milo's Miracle
Last October, a group of children set out to raise $500 for Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Toronto in honour of their cousin. Three months later, they’ve raised an astonishing $17...
Toronto police officers posing on a baseball diamond
August 16, 2017
Caring cops
Not many employee engagement activities raise more than $100,000 for charity, but Toronto Police Service 32 Division are proud to be the exception. For the past 29 years, they’ve been...
Kristy Daley in her McDonald's uniform
July 12, 2017
Our Kristy advantage
Kristy Daley doesn’t always tie her life’s milestones to birthdays or Christmas mornings. She connects her significant moments to McHappy Day, the annual fundraising event at McDonald...
A golf ball on a tee
June 12, 2017
Fore our families
Working for Canada’s largest private mortgage insurer means Genworth Canada employees know a thing or two about what makes a home. Even they are impressed by the “home away from home...
Owen and Oliver Allard sitting on their lemonade stand
May 17, 2017
Allard Brothers lemonade stand
Families who have been supported by Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Toronto often find creative ways to give back. Or in the case of the Allard family, from Whitby, Ont., three different...
Ronald McDonald high-fiving a bowler
May 17, 2017
McBowl goes national
“When you have a personal connection, you put more of your heart into it.” Ed Sousa has put his whole heart and a great deal of his time into launching McBowl, a fundraising event...
The Ducharme family
March 15, 2017
Open spaces and friendly faces
CCL Industries is the largest label company in the world, employing nearly 20,000 employees in 35 countries. Despite their massive global footprint, CCL is committed to improving each of the...
Matthew and Elliott Koski
February 27, 2017
Flying to be together
Partners reach out in many ways to support families at RMHC Toronto. Last year, WestJet donated 32 flights to our families to keep them close when they needed each other the most. They are...
William Carr holding a thank you certificate
February 15, 2017
Helping Mommy and Ella
At just five years old, William Carr is already learning the power of philanthropy. This month, he delivered a donation of $48 – in toonies – to Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC)...
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