COOKING FOR KIDS
Prepare a Meal
To schedule a time to cook a meal for House families or make bag lunches for our Family Rooms, please contact our Meals Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (336) 970-5665. Learn more about our Meals program.
Prepare a Snack
Homemade baked goods can be prepared and packaged on-site in our kitchen. Preparing a snack can be counted as two service hours. To schedule a time to bake for families, please contact our Director of Volunteer Services at email@example.com or call (336) 970-5651.
FAMILY ROOM VOLUNTEERS
Extend the services offered at the House to all families with hospitalized children treated at the Brenner Family Room and Forsyth Family Room:
- Greet guests
- Monitor Check-ins
- Keep the kitchen stocked with food
Must be at least 18 years old. Questions? Contact Jolyn Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-970-5655.
Provide assistance with daily household chores:
- Light housekeeping
- Clerical work
- Sorting donations
- Assisting families with any questions.
Must be at least 15 years old.
FAMILY SUPPORT VOLUNTEERS
Interact with families and help with programming. A regular commitment is required for Family Support Volunteers.
- Bingo, 5:15pm-6:45pm Monday nights
- Special Events, help with special programming, Holidays, Share your special talent, etc.
Minimum age is 18.
- Hospital Visits- Weekdays
Minimum age is 21.
TUESDAY NIGHT VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
Individuals or groups who would like to help with various projects around the House.
- Tuesdays 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
- No special skills are needed
TEENS WITH HEART
High school students get an inside view into the non-profit world and help with household tasks during the busy summer months.
- High school students (ages 15-18)
- Volunteer for 1 week in the Summer
- 25 Service Hours
- Separate Teens with Heart Application required.
- The deadline to submit completed applications is Monday, April 16th.
Please contact Rob Lemons, Director of Volunteer Services, at email@example.com or call (336) 970-5651 with any questions.
Become a Ronald McDonald House Volunteer Today
It is the volunteers that truly make the Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem a “home away from home.” Their caring words, special talents, and generous gift of time helps create a safe and welcoming environment for our families.
In 2016, over 4,200 volunteers contributed more than 24,000 hours of their time to prepare 391 meals for families, help with clerical and household tasks, visit children in the hospital, and provide programming for our families.
We are always happy to have an extra set of hands and there are many ways to help, as an individual or as a group.
If you are interested in completing an individual project for service hours or as a part of another organization, please contact our Director of Volunteer Services at RobL@rmhws.org or (336) 970-5651. Please note that the Teens with Heart program requires a separate application.