We could use YOUR help as we continue to serve the families staying at the House during these uncertain times. The families staying with us are still in need of meals and supplies as they focus on the treatment of their child during these uncertain times. Here are a few of the ways you can help:
We are incredibly grateful for the continued support of our volunteers, donors, and supporters during this uncertain time. THANK YOU for all you've been doing to support us and our families over the past couple of weeks!
Monday, March 23:
As we continue to navigate the fast-changing COVID-19 situation, we want to provide an update on what has been happening around the House. The health and safety of our guests, staff, and volunteers continues to be our top priority, and we’ve remained in close communication with our global RMHC team and our local health partners to make proactive decisions. We have implemented a number of changes to House operations to ensure our home is a safe environment for our families and our staff:
Friday, March 20:
Despite the recent suspension of our volunteer and meal programs, we wanted to reassure everyone that we are still able to serve families here at the Ronald McDonald House! We have implemented additional House policies to encourage social distancing within the House spaces to ensure the safety and health of those families staying with us, as well as our staff. While the House is open to our families, it continues to remain closed to the public.
Thank you for everyone’s support during these uncertain times.
Tuesday, March 17:
The 16th annual Runnin' for the House 5K Run & Fun Walk will be transitioned into a VIRTUAL event due to the recent concerns surrounding COVID-19. The event will still take place on Saturday, April 18, but instead of coming to the House, participants will be able to complete the 5K run or one-mile walk wherever they want! Participants can chose to run in their neighborhood, at a park or even bike the distance.
Help us #RockTheSocks and meet our fundraising goal of $85,000. CLICK HERE to register.
Once you register, join our Facebook group to get the latest event information and follow your fellow runners' training progress: www.facebook.com/groups/495669527984755/
We know many people may have questions about how the new format works, and what happens next if you've already registered - please CLICK HERE to take a look at our Virtual Run FAQs! And if you have additional questions, please email us at email@example.com.
Monday, March 16:
At Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas, our first and highest priority is the health and safety of our guest families, volunteers, and staff.
As we monitor developments around the coronavirus (COVID-19), we continue to communicate with our local health and medical partners to ensure we’re following appropriate procedures to mitigate the risk of exposure.
Effectively immediately, we have enacted the following measures:
With the suspension of our volunteer groups and meal programs, there remains a great need to help feed our families, and that’s how YOU can help! A donation of $50 on average would help cover some of the meal program costs during this unprecedented time. If you’re interested in sponsoring a meal, please contact Christine Fernandez, our Volunteer Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org, or donate directly on our website by clicking here.
We are still accepting pop tabs and decorated lunch bags, and there will receptacles outside our front door for convenient drop-off of those items.
Thank you for your loyal support of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas. We greatly appreciate your cooperation as we continue to keep our families healthy and safe.
If you have any questions, please contact us at 702-252-4663.
Chief Executive Officer