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Volunteer

shutterstock_190903265Ronald McDonald House relies significantly on the contributions of volunteers!  We could not do what we do without them.

We acknowledge the extraordinary value of our volunteers and provide them with appropriate training, meaningful opportunities, and special recognition for their involvement. Our volunteers are important liaisons to the community and anchors of support to the children and families who stay at the House.

House volunteers help out by taking care of guest needs, keeping the house clean, making meals or baked goods for the guests, assisting with office projects and much more. Our volunteers also help out at fundraisers that take place throughout the year, including our annual golf tournament, trivia night, and many more. The wonderful support we receive from volunteers helps us to continue to have successful fundraisers!

We’re always ready to welcome a new member to our volunteer family!

Volunteer Opportunities: 

Guest Chef

Guest Chef volunteers provide meals for our families in the House kitchen, and can be scheduled on a recurring basis. Many businesses, groups, and individuals help us provide a home away from home for families as Guest Chefs! There’s nothing like a home cooked meal! Click here to view our calendar and sign up to cook a meal!

Group Volunteers

RMHCCI welcomes groups of up to 20 people to come to the House to volunteer.  Projects for groups can include cleaning the House, seasonal projects like weeding, watering or ice and snow removal, helping with sorting recyclables, preparing mailers and more. Click here to download the Group Volunteer application!

Guest Services Volunteers

Guest Services Volunteers include: administrative volunteers, hospitality services volunteers, House refresher volunteers, and welcome desk guest relations volunteers.  These volunteers help keep the House running smoothly by volunteering on a regular shift basis (typically weekly or bi-weekly).  Tasks include checking families in and out, answering the phone, receiving donations and assisting RMHCCI staff.  We are currently seeking a volunteer for Thursday mornings.  Click here to submit the volunteer application online!

Please note: We cannot fulfill court ordered service hours.

Contact Director of Charity Operations, Brian Replogle, for more information.

Family Stories

  • The Diebal Family

    Pictured are Jamie and Craig, with Allison and Jillian doing well at 16 weeks in August of 2017.

    Our 2017 Winter Mailer features to story of Jamie and Craig and their stay at the House when their twin daughters were born prematurely. Below is Jamie’s story in her own words.

    In the early morning hours of May 1, 2017, our world completely changed. I was only 27 weeks along in my pregnancy with twin girls, when my water broke. My husband and I arrived at the hospital in Springfield, fearing the ...

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RMHCCI Events

  • Labor Day Ducky Derby

    Thank you to all of our sponsors of the 2017 Labor Day Ducky Derby!

    Purchase your duck to participate in the first ever Labor Day Ducky Derby!

    Ronald McDonald House Charities of ...

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Our House

RMHC Central Illinois - house at 610 North 7th Street, Springfield, IL 62702 Phone: 217-
528-3314

610 N. 7th Street
Springfield, IL 62702
217-528-3314
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