Wednesday, March 2, 2011

RMH Call to Action

Hello Ronald McDonald House Supporters,

We are well into “March Madness” time! We have many opportunities to help approaching. Check out the details below. We appreciate your support!

This month our top 5 needs are:
1 – Towels, hand towels, washcloths (white, heavy duty preferred)
2 – Individual portions of any microwavable meals
3 – Small bags of chips and pretzels
4 – Poptarts and breakfast bars
5 – Queen sheet sets (white or solid colors preferred)

Krispy Kreme DoughNites!
Help our Ronald McDonald House by purchasing yummy treats from Krispy Kreme during the following times:

· Tuesday, March 8th from 6:00 – 8:00pm – Stratford Road

· Tuesday, March 22nd from 6:00 – 8:00pm – University Boulevard

20% of all sales (even the drive thru purchases!) during those 2 time slots will be donated to our Ronald McDonald House!

**For all our upcoming events, check out what’s happening on our Facebook page at

Arts and Crafts Volunteer Needed
The Family Support Program of the Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem provides recreational activities for guest families. Our current programs include: Bingo, Chair Massage, Therapy Dog visits, Complimentary Haircuts, and Arts and Crafts activities. We currently are in need of 2 additional arts and crafts volunteers for one or two Thursday afternoons per month. To qualify, applicants must: 1) submit a volunteer application, including 2 recommendations from non-family members (available on our website, or we can email it to you); 2) pass a background check; and 3) complete a 4-hour volunteer training.

If you are interested in joining our wonderful volunteer family in serving our families, please contact Chacy SanFilippo, the Family Support Program Coordinator, at 336.723.0228 x1011 or

Sport a Shirt, Share a Night 2011
Support the children and families staying in the Ronald McDonald Houses across North Carolina by purchasing a $10 tee shirt and wearing it on April 15th. Civic groups, businesses, organizations, and individuals will be joining the fun.

A special way to participate is by becoming a team leader and telling your friends about Sport a Shirt, Share a Night.

Volunteer to help fill shirt orders and buy your own shirt! Attached are documents with more information and feel free to check our website. You can even get your shirt online this year at!

With this fundraiser, we also have many opportunities to volunteer:

Volunteer to help sort the Sport a Shirts at RMH

We need volunteers April 5th and April 7th.

For these two days, we are scheduling volunteers in 1-hour shifts from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. You may choose to do more than an hour, but 1 hour is the minimum. Due to limited space in our House, each hour shift may only have up to 10 volunteers.

Volunteer to work at a Sport a Shirt Sales Booth

We need volunteers April 12th–14th.

This year, Sport a Shirts will be sold at various hospital locations. We need help with booth set-up, staffing, closing, and restocking. Hours range from 10:30am to 4:00pm.

Volunteer to work on Sport a Shirt Pick-Up Day at RMH

We need volunteers from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm on April 8th .

Groups who purchase Sport a Shirts will stop by the house to pick up their orders. We need help with refreshments, retrieving orders and greeting guests.

To sign up for any of the opportunities above, please contact Abby at 723.0228x1003 or

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