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The Value of Ronald McDonald House of Memphis Volunteers

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES* MEMPHIS The Value of our Volunteers Ronald McDonald House® of Memphis volunteers truly help to make us “the House that Love built." Their compassion, dependability, and willingness to contribute their time help create a safe and welcoming environment for the families with sick children. = 100 VOLUNTEERS 2011 IN 2011, MORE THAN 10,000 HOURS OF SERVICE WERE DONATED BY 1,000 RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE VOLUNTEERS. THE $ VALUE OF THAT In 2011, the Independent Sector announced that the value of a volunteer in Tennessee has TIME IS MORE THAN $10,000 $210 THOUSAND. reached $19.21/hr. $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 AAGAA4444 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 = 24 VOLUNTEERS GIVE FAMILIES THE GIFT OF TIME. HRS 62.4 hrs. The number of extra hours the average family gains to spend with their sick child. According to the Department of Labor, an average household spends 2.6 hours a day doing household activities (cooking, cleaning etc.). With an average stay of 24 days, a family can gain an extra 62 hours and 15 minutes with their child by not having to spend nearly 3 hours a day cooking and cleaning. WHAT OUR FAMILIES ARE SAYING: 66 The dinners at night really took the evening stress off us after a long day at the hospital. The activities really helped pass| the time and the meals were wonderful.> 66 Iam grateful and appreciative for the many volunteers and organizations that encouraged and supported us during this life-changing experience and now desire to pay it forward. 99 We will always remember the friendly faces and the warm meals we enjoyed while staying at the Ronald McDonald House. ³ > 66 We have never before been on the receiving end of so much concern and help. " > 11 WAYS TO VOLUNTEER 10 (11) 8. 4 6. Prepare and serve a meal 7. Help stock our pantry 8. Host a game night 9. Clean & sanitize toys 1. Bake a dessert for our families (at Ronald McDonald House) 2. Host an arts & crafts activity 3. Host a movie night 4. Become a front desk volunteer 10. Volunteer at a special event 5. Help us keep our kitchens clean 11. Help collect Pop Tabs There are lots of ways to get involved with Ronald McDonald House of Memphis. Go to to check out how you can lend a hand in our House. Then make sure to share your volunteer experiences with others. You can join our online community by becoming a fan of Ronald McDonald House of Memphis on Facebook at or by following us on Twitter at @RMHMemphis.

The Value of Ronald McDonald House of Memphis Volunteers

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Infographic I did to celebrate Ronald McDonald House volunteers in honor of National Volunteer Week.


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