Red Shoe Society


Red Shoe Society


The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas is thrilled to have launched its long-awaited Red Shoe Society! Find us on Facebook @RedShoeSocietyLV to keep in-the-know about upcoming events. 

What is the Red Shoe Society? 

The Red Shoe Society (RSS) is a group of like-minded, young philanthropists (21 years +) committed to supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas through fundraising, volunteering, and networking. RSS members share a collective goal to make a difference in the lives of families with sick or injured children. 

Opportunities for members 

  • Learn how RMHC enriches the quality of life for children and their families
  • Gain experience in nonprofit program development, event coordination, and fundraising
  • Network with like-minded professionals, community leaders, and the RMHC Board of Directors
  • Ability to serve in a leadership capacity on the RSS Board via annual election
  • Volunteer in ways that directly impact families struggling with childhood illness or injury

Interested in joining?

Become a member here!

For more information and to be on the list for the Red Shoe Society communications, contact RSS President, Aspen Minden, at

Visit us on Facebook & Instagram! @redshoesocietylv 

Learn more about our committees & chairs! 


President, Red Shoe Society Board

Aspen MindenAspen Minden 
Account Executive, MassMedia Communications

Aspen was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. After graduating from Bishop Gorman High School, she attended the University of San Francisco, where she studied Management, majoring in Organizational Behavior and Leadership. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, and moved back home where she began working for MassMedia Corporate Communications. Her beginning client work was in support of McDonald’s locally, and it was during her time on the McDonald’s account that she became involved with the Ronald McDonald House. Aspen is big fan of anything Disney, and tries to visit the Disneyland parks as often as she can. Aspen is a founding member of the Red Shoe Society – Las Vegas chapter, and is proud to serve as the first board President.

Marketing & Communications Committee

The purpose of the Marketing and Communications committee is to increase awareness of what the Red Shoe Society is and what it does to support the community both externally and internally. This is accomplished through social media, promotional items, event and social advertising, member spotlights within the group, and more.

Marissa CastroMarissa Castro, Marketing & Communications Chair
Raised on Nellis AirForce base, Marissa considers herself a Las Vegas native. Ronald McDonald House Charities holds a special place in her heart, as she is a caregiver for infants with special needs and sees first hand how important it is for loved ones to be close by. She is a student at College of Southern Nevada obtaining her degree in Dental Hygiene. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, vacationing, and photography. Marissa serves on the Red Shoe Society Board - Las Vegas Chapter, as the first Marketing and Communications Chair.



Social & Recruitment Committee

The purpose of the Social and Recruitment committee is to host socials throughout the year to engage the public, recruit new members, promote networking, and engage new sponsors.

Mike McNamaraMike McNamara, Social & Recruitment Chair
A deep rooted family man, Mike has an undying passion for helping families aside from his own. Beginning with the prestigious Coldwell Banker Group as a personal assistant, Mike eventually branched off on his own. He currently operates the Mike McNamara Group, where he specializes in short sales, buying, selling, and investing. He was recognized as a “Top 40 Under 40” Real Estate agent for 2017. He is committed to maintaining honesty and respect throughout his business and personal life. In his free time, he enjoys skiing, canyoneering, and coaching boys soccer! Mike serves on the Red Shoe Society Board -Las Vegas Chapter as the first Social and Recruitment Chair.


Service Project Committee

The purpose of the Service Project committee is to create opportunities for members to support the Ronald McDonald House by volunteering at the House, to help families, staff Red Shoe Events, support RMHC events, and increase visibility in the public for the Red Shoe Society.

Gabriella QuarantelloGabriella Quarantello, Service Project Chair

Previously serving as the Director of Philanthropy for Ronald McDonald House Alpha Delta Pi, Gabriella has a strong passion for helping others. She is currently a 5th grade teacher at Our Lady of Las Vegas Catholic School. Gabriella serves on the Red Shoe Society Board - Las Vegas Chapter, as the first Service Project Chair.




Fundraising Committee

The purpose of the Fundraising committee is to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House through the efforts of Red Shoe Society members. The Fundraising committee will support RMHC events, as well as create and host unique events through RSS.

Hanna StaffordHanna Stafford, Fundraising Chair

Originally from Canada, Hanna later found herself in Dallas, Texas, where she served as the Auction Co-Chair for the young professionals chapter, Young Friends of Ronald McDonald House Dallas. Eventually, she relocated to Las Vegas where she began volunteering at the front desk of Ronald McDonald House. Hanna is a Master of Business Administration student with a background in Kinesiology and Applied Health. She thrives on traveling and discovering new places to hike while doing so with her fiance and two dogs! Hanna serves on the Red Shoe Society Board - Las Vegas Chapter, as the first Fundraising Chair.