Light a Luminary

Light a Luminary: December 24, 2017

Our community has been lighting luminaries in honor of Ronald McDonald House families since 1987.  This holiday tradition has helped to provide a “home-away-from-home” for almost 20,000 families.  Luminary kits containing 6 bags, 6 candles, and sand are assembled by volunteers and sold by retail stores and volunteer Street Captains.  The luminaries are lit on December 24, with each light shining to honor an RMH family.

Get involved

Download your Street Captain Packet: 2017 Street Captain Packet

Volunteer for Luminary assembly or pick up.  Follow the link to sign up for shifts: 2017 Luminary Volunteers

Be a street captain! Street Captains take luminary orders from their neighbors, pick up the kits, and distribute them. We will provide a letter to send your neighbors, order forms, and tracking sheets. Follow the link to sign up: 2017 Luminary Street Captains

Where to buy 

  • ACE Hardware – Cloverdale
  • Christie’s Hallmark – Thruway
  • Dewey’s – Reynolda Manor and Thruway
  • Kilwin’s
  • Lowes Foods – Clemmons, Kinderton, Lewisville, Reynolda Manor, Robinhood Road
  • Mast General Store
  • McCalls
  • Schiffman’s
  • Talley’s Flower Shop
  • Village Tavern – Hanes Mall and Reynolda Village
  • William G. White, Jr. Family YMCA

Important Dates

  • December 7 and 9: Street Captain Pick Up at 900 W. Northwest Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27101. 9:00 a.m. – noon
  • December 24: Light a Luminary. Join your neighbors in lighting your candles to support RMH families.
  • December 25 and 31: Alternate dates to light luminaries in case of inclement weather.


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