30 Ways in 30 Days
Host a pizza party, ice cream social, or popcorn & movie night
Interacting with others going through a similar hardship is one of the greatest benefits to families staying at a Ronald McDonald House. Pizza parties and movie nights are just some of the activities that help families build relationships.
Steve Simon, a Southwest Airlines pilot, has had a steady weekend date for the past 10 years with the families at the Ronald McDonald House of New York. His volunteer team organizes pizza nights and outings to Central Park.
At the beginning, Steve admits, volunteering was just something to do. It quickly became much more. "It is an extraordinarily enriching experience," Steve says.If you'd like to use your skills to help Ronald McDonald House Charities, get in touch with your local Chapter or search VolunteerMatch to sign up for volunteer opportunities in your area.