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#Our YYC On the Road: Ronald McDonald House 2016

WATCH ABOVE: Global Calgary goes On The Ronald McDonald House.

Global Calgary is taking our show on the road to Ronald McDonald House Thursday, Dec. 8.

While you’re busy decking the halls of your home, Ronald McDonald House is trying to make the season just as festive for its residents at a time when they need it most.

WATCH: Inside the Ronald McDonald House, a home away from home
Inside the Ronald McDonald House, a home away from home
Inside the Ronald McDonald House, a home away from home

Watch as Gord Gillies and Linda Olsen visit this “home away from home” for out-of-town families and children who are going through essential medical treatment.

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Last year, nearly 700 families stayed at the Houses in Calgary and Red Deer. They are an affordable option for people who have been forced to leave their home and take time off of work.

WATCH: ‘It’s kept us together’: Family shares the value of the Ronald McDonald House
‘It’s kept us together’: Family shares the value of the Ronald McDonald House
‘It’s kept us together’: Family shares the value of the Ronald McDonald House

Join us as we meet some of the families who will spend the holidays at RMH Calgary and talk to some of the volunteers about their very personal reasons for giving back to the charity.

WATCH: Goulden family celebrates important one year anniversary at Ronald McDonald House
Goulden family celebrates important one year anniversary at Ronald McDonald House
Goulden family celebrates important one year anniversary at Ronald McDonald House

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We will find out how Canada’s first and only Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Unit works and explore who it helps.

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WATCH: Health clinic on wheels travels to doorsteps of those most in need
Health clinic on wheels travels to doorsteps of those most in need
Health clinic on wheels travels to doorsteps of those most in need

We’ll also catch up with Bella Thomson, a preschooler from Swift Current, Sask. who spent many nights at RMH in Calgary.

WATCH: Ronald McDonald House guest 1 year later: toddler returns home
Ronald McDonald House guest 1 year later: toddler returns home
Ronald McDonald House guest 1 year later: toddler returns home

#OurYYC On the Road: Tell us why Global News Hour should come to you

WATCH: Jason Evanson, CEO of Ronald McDonald House joined Global News On The Road to talk about what the house offers families.
Ronald McDonald House CEO Jason Evanson
Ronald McDonald House CEO Jason Evanson

It’s a great cause and there are many ways to give back. We’ll let you know how.

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Tune in tonight to Global News at 5 p.m. and the Global News Hour at 6.

WATCH: ‘Biscuit Lady’ boosts spirits at Calgary’s Ronald McDonald House
‘Biscuit Lady’ boosts spirits at Calgary’s Ronald McDonald House
‘Biscuit Lady’ boosts spirits at Calgary’s Ronald McDonald House