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Help make hospitals more hospitable! Ronald McDonald Family Room Volunteers at MD Anderson age 21 and older support patients and families in the Children's Cancer Hospital.
Volunteers help keep the RMH kitchen, living room, library, and bedrooms at MD Anderson tidy and stocked with supplies, check families in and out of the bedrooms, visit with parents, assist with other projects, and bake cookies. Their presence curates a culture of support and connection amongst families in the Pediatric Oncology unit.
RMH at MD Anderson Volunteers make a 6 month commitment. Volunteer opportunities are available from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. seven days a week. Shifts are scheduled in 3 hour time blocks.
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
RMH at MD Anderson Volunteers work two shifts per month for a total of 6 hours a month.