Coming from a background in the nonprofit sector, I understand firsthand how critical in-kind, monetary donations and volunteer hours are to an organization. Without those crucial elements, charities would merely become extinct. Whether it’s providing the bare essentials for those in need, volunteering for a natural disaster or giving critical medical supplies to a war… Read more »
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I told my daughter we were cooking for the Ronald McDonald House of Detroit, and she replied “Why don’t they just eat McDonald’s?” I told my sister we were cleaning for the Ronald McDonald House, and she replied “I hope you don’t have to clean the bathrooms!” They both missed the point . . .
The Ronald McDonald House of Detroit is a home-away-from-home for families of seriously ill children who are hospitalized right next door at Children’s Hospital of Michigan. The families can stay for only $10 a night (or free if they can’t afford the $10). RMH also provides free food, laundry and personal care items to all its residents. Some residents stay for only a day or two, while others are there for several months.