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Become a House Warmer for Ronald McDonald House South Island and your regular donation will give families with a child in hospital what they need the most – each other.
Each year we provide a home-away-from-home for more than 1,200 families who must travel to Christchurch and Invercargill for their child’s medical treatment, like Ajah and her family. By removing the stressors of everyday life, families can focus on what matters most – their child.
Seven-year-old Ajah, her Mum Sharon and family have been staying at the Christchurch House since September last year while Ajah is undergoing chemotherapy.
For anyone who has donated their time, services or money to Ronald McDonald House South Island, Sharon has two words – Thank You.
“Just the impact you have on the families by donating and allowing this service to continue is amazing and takes the weight off everyone’s mind.
“When you’re in the crux of a situation like ours, your mind is all over the place as you’ve just been given this diagnosis and you don’t know what’s happening and you don’t know what to expect. You don’t really think about the little things like I need to do washing or have dinner. But then being at the House, everything you need is there. That is thanks to you – the supporters of the House.”
Our House Warmers are exactly that – the ones who consistently provide the cosy comforts for families when they’re far away from home.
Families like Ajah’s stay many nights with us completely free of charge, and as an independent charitable trust, we rely heavily on the generosity of our donors.
As a House Warmer, you’re not just a regular giver. You are giving hope, comfort and the gift of togetherness.
Simply click here or select the link below, complete your details and we’ll do the rest! You can choose whether you’d like your donation to come to us weekly, fortnightly or monthly.
Select a frequency and amount you would like to donate or use our bank details to set-up automatic payments from your bank. There’s no commitment and your donation can be stopped at any time. You can find our bank details here, please use the reference ‘House Warmer’.
Thank you for joining our House Warmers. We rely on the generous donations from the community to keep our doors open to each and every family who needs us.
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