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Volunteer Groups

Some things are just better with a group! Whether you team up with your coworkers, friends, family members, school group or civic organization, volunteering can be a fun and rewarding experience. For a list of ways your group can support the House, click here.

Providing a meal is a wonderful way to provide a tangible sign of comfort and care for families while they care for their seriously ill child. Cooking can be especially rewarding as families often find themselves living on hospital food or from vending machines much of the time. Groups can prepare dinner or weekend brunches for the families at the House. See the Meal Teams page for more information.

A group of up to 15-20 people can gather together to help us clean and organize the common areas of the House. Cleaning is an important part of helping our families have a safe, clean and comfortable place to call home while they care for their ill child. Groups who are able are encouraged to bring any of the following supplies: Windex, Febreze, Pledge, Clorox wipes, and paper towels. Groups are scheduled for a 2-hour block on a Monday-Friday before 4 pm or a Saturday from 12:30-2:30.

To sign up, please contact Susi Golsteyn and request your preferred date. We will do our best to accommodate your request.

Having your school or group raise money for the families at the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill is an opportunity to teach young people about philanthropy, civic responsibility, character education and math. There are an endless number of ideas out there! For more information, view the toolkit HERE or contact Cathy Hall at cathy@rmhch.org.

From time to time we may have need for expert groups to complete specific tasks. For example, we may need professional-level assistance involving landscaping, maintenance, computer skills or secretarial skills. You can use your talents, experiences and resources to strengthen the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill from the inside out. If your group has a special skill set please tell us more about you and your group and see how you can help. Please contact Cathy Hall.

There are many ways to support the house and the nearly 5,000 overnight stays we accommodate each year.

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For the health and safety of our families, we are not currently offering on-site work group opportunities. Please contact Susi Golsteyn at susi@rmhch.org to learn more future work group opportunities.