Ronald McDonald House Charities champions are a very special group of highly accomplished athletes, who give their time, touring Ronald McDonald Houses, visiting with families and attending events. They inspire and support our families through their own personal stories of triumph and challenge.
Former captain of the Canadian National Women’s Hockey Team
This Olympic Gold medal–winner organizes the Cassie Campbell Street Hockey Festival every year, with proceeds going to the Ronald McDonald House of Southern Alberta.
“I have met some of the strongest children and families who are tremendous examples of courage and character. To be able to spend time and take children's minds off the unfathomable circumstances they are going through has been a very rewarding experience.”
Figure skating champion
A McDonald’s-sponsored athlete, Patrick drops in to Ronald McDonald Houses across the country to visit and play with the kids staying there.
"I am proud and honoured to be an ambassador for Ronald McDonald House Charities. It is an outstanding and important charity. I am inspired by the courage and spirit of the children and families with each visit, and it gives me the strength to face my own more modest challenges."
Olympic silver-medalist diver
Alexandre volunteers at various Ronald McDonald Houses. He gives inspirational speeches and visits with the children and families.
“I am always amazed how strong kids and families [staying at Ronald McDonald Houses] are. I have learned a great deal from them. They truly are my heroes.”