2022 Walk for Kids Event Information
Walk for Kids™ is an annual fundraiser to support families receiving comfort, care and support from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California. This fun, family-friendly event calls on volunteers, companies, and donors within their local community to keep families close when they need it the most.
We invite you to join the Walk for Kids in-person on
San Buenaventura State Beach
901 San Pedro St, Ventura, CA 93001
Walk Day Schedule
7:00am - Registration/Kids Zone Opens
9:00am - Opening Ceremonies/Awards
9:30am - Walk Begins – Walk along the promenade
to the Pier and back
11:30am - Walk concludes
Parking at the Park is $10
Street parking is free
Snacks, coffee & beverages will be available
complements of our sponsors
Dogs, on a leash, are welcome
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 username 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.
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.
Why should I register?
Your registration will provide providing care, comfort, and support to families, staying at the , so that they can focus on what’s most important—the health of their child.
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 as explained in the previous question, 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 are always free.
What Health guidelines will you follow?
Our highest priority is the health and safety of our walkers and communities. Walk for Kids gatherings are scheduled to take place across Southern California at in-person locations; supporters are invited to participate in the way they feel most comfortable.
We ask that all attendees wear face coverings while in communal areas and undergo a brief wellness screening upon arrival. Please stay home if you experience any COVID-19 symptoms within 24 hours prior to the event or are exposed to anyone who is positive for COVID-19 within 14 days prior to the event.
In-person events shall be presented in accordance with applicable public health conditions as of the date of the event and may change at any time as determined by federal, state, or local government agencies. We will continue to update this page with developments. In the case that the in-person event must be canceled for any reason, Walk for Kids will take place virtually.
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 event manager,Debbie Martin at DMartin@rmhcsc.org to learn more.
Intrested in Volunteering.
I would like to Volunteeer to help with the Walk for Kids, Who do I contact?
We are always looking for help before, day of, and after the Walk for kids. Please Click Here on the link to our voluteer team.
ATTN: Debbie Martin
4560 Fountain Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029