The Ronald McDonald House in Bangor is a home away from home for families whose children are hospitalized or receiving treatment locally. RMH offers a warm, safe place for families to stay with all the accommodations of home. Guest families have access to private rooms as well as a living room, full kitchen, laundry room, library and playground.
RMH is seeking compassionate individuals to help keep this "Home Away From Home" running strong. Volunteers assist with answering phones and covering the front desk, checking new families in to the house, and being a resource for families with questions. Volunteers help support our guest families by offering a listening ear and words of encouragement. Volunteers assist with day to day operations based on daily needs and volunteer preferences. Daily needs include housekeeping.
If you're interested in helping to keep families close while their child receives treatment, please let us know!
COVID-19 protocols are in place including specific cleaning procedures, daily wellness checks, social distancing measures, limited capacity for families, staff and volunteers, personal protective supplies such as gloves and masks are provided.
The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well being of children.
Ronald McDonald House Charities, a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) corporation, creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well being of children. Its grassroots-driven programs offer help where children need it most - right in their own communities. RMHC makes an immediate, positive impact on children's lives through its global network of local Chapters in 52 countries and regions and its three core programs: the Ronald McDonald House, Ronald McDonald Family Room and Ronald McDonald Care Mobile. These programs provide a bridge to accessible health care and allow families more time together, which helps in the healing process. RMHC and its global network of local Chapters also have hundreds of millions of dollars in grants and program services to children's programs around the world.