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Meals from the Heart: Make meals for our guest families (Portland East House)

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Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Oregon & Southwest Washington

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Come bring your family, friends or co-workers to cook a meal for families of critically ill and injured children when they need it the most. All of our families are traveling more than 30 miles away from their home and communities of support and our meal volunteers help feed them and give them comfort in their home away from home.

You provide the ingredients to make the meal and decide what to cook! Our staff are experts on what to make and are always happy to give suggestions.

Making the meal:

  • All Meals from the Heart dinner shifts are from 4 - 7pm. The dinner is served buffet style.
  • You will be cooking for about 30 guests at the East House. If possible, please tell us what you plan on making a week prior to your shift; we love to let our families know what to expect for dinner.
  • Please bring all necessary ingredients with you. All preparation must happen onsite at one of our Houses or in a commercial kitchen. Due to food safety guidelines, no food may be prepared in a home kitchen - no exceptions.
  • We have the utensils you need. Our kitchens are fully stocked. You do not need to bring your own utensils unless you need a unique or uncommon tool.

If dinner time doesn't work for you - ask us about our Freezer Friends program!
**All volunteers must be 13 years or older and fully vaccinated (14 days past their final shot).

1 Shift

  • 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
    You can bring 1 - 4 people for this depending on your comfort level with cooking!
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Oregon & Southwest Washington

Location:

2620 North Commercial Avenue, Portland, OR 97227, US

Mission Statement

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and Southwest Washington provides a "home away from home" for families with seriously ill children, and supports initiatives to improve pediatric health.

Description

Whether it's greeting guests, leading arts & crafts classes or baking cookies, volunteers create a loving "home away from home" for families. "Meals from the Heart" volunteers create delicious treats for guests, and our Children’s Program volunteers lead playtime activities for children offering respite to parents of seriously ill children.

Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

2620 N Commercial StreetPortland, OR 97227

(45.54161,-122.67092)
 

SKILLS

  • Cooking / Catering

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 13
  • A 3-hour shift. This is a one-time opportunity with options to come back on a recurring basis!
  • We have the basics (oil, salt, pepper, flour) - but ask you to provide the ingredients. If you're on a budget, let us know and we can help you pick a bulk meal that is cost effective.

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