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Happy National Volunteer Week!

April 17 kicks off National Volunteer Week, and to our thousands of volunteers over the past 45 years, we are so deeply grateful for your support in helping families get better together. Today, we invite you to join our community of over 2,000 current volunteers making a difference to families every day.
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Happy National Volunteer Week!

April 17 kicks off National Volunteer Week, and to our thousands of volunteers over the past 45 years, we are so deeply grateful for your support in helping families get better together. Today, we invite you to join our community of over 2,000 current volunteers making a difference to families every day.

April Volunteer of the Month – Lisa Tompkins

Meet our volunteers! Each month, we highlight stand-out volunteers and how they support families. For April, meet Lisa Tompkins, who has spent nine years helping families in all kinds of ways, from making meals to supporting House activities and so much more.

Aliyah Garcia’s Family

Aliyah Garcia was only a few weeks from her fifth birthday when doctors diagnosed her with leukemia that would eventually lead to four rounds of chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant. But even after everything Aliyah experienced, her stay at Ronald McDonald House with her family inspired her to help other families going through the same thing.

March Volunteer of the Month – Jeff Coffland

Meet our volunteers! Each month, we highlight stand-out volunteers and how they support families. For March, meet Jeff Coffland, who has spent more than two decades helping at fundraising events, participating on event committees, and making meals at Ronald McDonald House.

February Volunteer of the Month – Deneita Brown

Meet our volunteers! Each month, we highlight stand-out volunteers and how they support families. For February, meet Deneita Brown, who has made a world of difference to families in the three short months that she's volunteered.

January Volunteer of the Month – Celine Hovde

Meet our volunteers! Each month, we highlight stand-out volunteers and how they support families. For January, meet the Celine Hovde, who has been an essential part of our volunteer team at the Ronald McDonald House near Central DuPage Hospital since it opened.

RMHC-CNI Celebrates 45 Years of Serving Families

In 2022, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana celebrates 45 years of helping families get better together. This year, we celebrate and honor the families, volunteers, staff, donors, and partners who have been essential to fulfilling our mission: We exist so families can get better together.

December Volunteer of the Month – Bridget Leiser

Meet our volunteers! Each month, we highlight stand-out volunteers and how they support families. For December, meet Bridget Leiser, who after nearly a decade of volunteering, is an essential member of our volunteer team.

November Volunteers of the Month – Junior Board of Northbrook

Meet our volunteers! Each month, we highlight a stand-out volunteer (or two) and how they support families. For November, meet the Junior Board of Northbrook, who have been providing delicious meals to guest families at our House near Comer Children's for 17 years.