Frequently Asked Questions
What is Walk for Kids?
Walk for Kids™ is an annual fundraiser to support families receiving comfort, care, and support from Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times. This fun, family-friendly event calls on volunteers, companies, and donors within their local community to make an impact on the lives of cancer patients, their siblings and parents when they need it the most.
How do I get started?
Simply register online.
What if I still need help?
Reach out to Lauren Dascher, Events Manager at 323-644-3006 or Ldascher@rmhcsc.org with all your questions.
What Health guidelines will you follow?
The Walk for Kids event will take place in-person following all guidelines outlined by the CDC and local health agencies. In the case that the in-person event must be canceled for any reason, Walk for Kids will take place virtually.
What is a Red Shoe Snoozer?
For anyone adult walker who would like to hit the snooze button the morning of the event, but still want to fundraise. You will still get all the perks of an Adult Walker registration, but are able to sleep in and skip the event! If you register before April 3rd, your official event t shirt will be shipped to you before the event date. We can not guarantee your t-shirt will get to you before then if you register after that date.
If I participated last year, will my information be saved in the system?
Yes! All your information from last year can be carried over to this year's event.
If you are a returning participant, Log In using your user name and password from the previous year. The system will recognize your account and request your previous password. If you forgot your password, click on Forgot Password? to reset it. You will then be asked to register for this year's event with your previous information auto filled for a quicker registration process.
Why do you ask for my address during registration?
Your address is required during our registration process as we use this information to mail the Walk for Kids registration gift. You registration gift will be be sent directly to the address provided by the participant at the time of registration. Prizes will not be sent to P.O. Boxes. It is the responsibility of the walker/participant to update their address should they move. All your information from last year will be carried over to this year's event.
What does "goal amount" mean?
During registration, you are asked to enter a goal amount for your Walk for Kids account and/or team account. This is the fundraising goal that you set for yourself or your team to appear on your fundraising page. This is the number you aim to strive for during your Walk for Kids fundraising, but you will not be held accountable for this amount and it can be changed at any time in your Participant Center when you log in.
Why should I register?
Your registration will provide providing care, comfort, and support to families impacted by cancer at Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, a cost-free camp experience in a medically and psychologically safe environment created especially for them.
Is my registration fee tax deductible?
The IRS does not consider registration fees for charity walks to be tax deductible, as you are receiving entry to the event, as well as merchandise, in exchange for your contribution.
Does my registration fee count towards my fundraising total?
Yes it does! Although your registration fee is not tax deductible, it does count towards your fundraising total.
If I am already registered, do I need to register my spouse and children?
Everyone who wishes to participate in the walk, must register individually. Child registration is always free.
This is my first-time fundraising—do you have any tips?
Whether you are a newbie to fundraising or have been doing this for several years, you can get tips and ideas to make the most of your efforts by visiting our Fundraising Tips page.
My company is interested in becoming a sponsor. What do I do?
Please contact Events Manager, Lauren Dascher at Ldascher@rmhcsc.org to learn more.
Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times
Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times
ATTN: Frank Duncanson
4560 Fountain Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029