Ronald McDonald house Halts Volunteers Programs And Visitors

Monday, March 16, 2020

Effective immediately, to reduce the possibility of infection, the Chattanooga Ronald McDonald House is halting all volunteer programs and closing the House to volunteers and visitors.

Officials said they are in contact with hospital partners and local health authorities who are closely monitoring the dynamic situation of COVID-19 and will continue to act carefully to ensure all precautionary steps are taken.

In these unprecedented times, it is more important than ever to get help with providing meals. Therefore, officials are calling on the community to help cover the cost to provide dinner for families, since the volunteer meal program is currently suspended.

According to guidelines, the Ronald McDonald House is unable to accept already prepared meals. Exceptions include meals that are prepared in commercial kitchens.

The best way to help us provide meals:

Provide quick meal ingredients that the staff can prepare...examples - boxed Hamburger Helper, canned chicken, canned soups, pasta noodles and sauce(s)

Donate items off the Wish List

Click DONATE NOW to give a gift to help with these needs

Urgent wish list needs include:

The Items can be ordered and delivered from our Amazon Wish List or can be dropped off at the House by following the instructions listed below for donations.
Disinfectant wipes
Hand sanitizer
Paper towels

Please contact Tonya West about these donation(s) specifically or if interested in donating a meal. The needs may change day-to-day.

The donation drop off times are Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Please follow the guidelines listed below when you drop off a donation. The directions provided are put in place to ensure all precautionary steps are taken for the families' safety.  Call 834-4540  Stay in your car.  An associate will come out to your car to get the donation.


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