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Celebrate and support the mission of RMHC-CR at our signature events

Chad O'Hara with smiling child at RMHC Radiothon


Traditionally held on a Friday and Saturday in late January, the Radiothon is one of our biggest and most anticipated fundraisers of the year. This event raises more than $100,000 annually to help support children and families facing serious health challenges in our community. Those families — along with many of our volunteers, sponsors, partners, and friends — share their stories over the airwaves as we take calls from generous donors across the Capital Region and beyond. It’s a heartwarming event that makes a huge difference!

Visit the 2022 Radiothon event page


The Albany Ronald McDonald House welcomed its first guest family on June 30, 1982. Since then, more than 20,000 families have experienced the warm embrace of “The House That Love Built,” and each year, the depth and breadth of services offered by Ronald McDonald House Charities grows. On Thursday, June 30, 2022, we will celebrate 40 Years of Love with a one-of-a-kind, anniversary gala at the Albany Capital Center. Individual ticket options, honorary committee membership, sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are available now.

Visit the 40 Years of Love gala registration page

Debbie Ross and Dr. Bill Cromie celebrate the birthday of the Albany Ronald McDonald House with a child
Mom and Dad holding two healthy, happy children


This celebration of RMHC of the Capital Region features moving stories from families whose lives have been touched by our mission. Join us aboard the Lac du Saint Sacrement in Lake George for our 2022 Holding Hands, Holding Hearts celebration!

Visit the 2022 Holding Hands, Holding Hearts event page

Learn More

There are many ways to get involved with RMHC-CR through our signature events! In addition to attending and supporting the events above, consider joining one or more of our volunteer event planning committees or partnering with us to organize a fundraiser of your own. For corporate partners, we offer a myriad of opportunities to support and be recognized at our events, from single event sponsorships to our year-round annual partnership package.

To learn more, please contact Sue Nigra, Director of Development, at (518) 438-2655.

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