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Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Central Valley (RMHC) Seeks Volunteers To Support Events
RMHC needs volunteer support on April 26, 27 and 28 for the ‘Sporting Clays’ & ‘Color Me Rad’ Events

March 4, 2019—Madera, Calif.—The Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Central Valley (RMHC) is seeking volunteers to join in their mission to provide a ‘home away from home’ and resources for families with sick children in the Central Valley. There are many opportunities for volunteer support at the Ronald McDonald House and also for the major events RMHC hosts throughout the year.

“The Ronald McDonald House is committed to supporting our community through these unique events,” said Katy Brenner, Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator at the Ronald McDonald House. “Volunteers play a critical role in supporting our house and the families we serve.”

Volunteer support is needed at the following upcoming RMHC events:

  • Sporting Clays Classic Kickoff Dinner & Tournament
  • Friday, April 26, 2019 at the San Joaquin Winery in Madera, Calif.
  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Sun Mountain Gun Club in Coarsegold, Calif.
  • Color Me Rad 5k Marathon
  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 packet pick-up at Woodward Park
  • Sunday, April 28, 2019 marathon at Woodward Park

Volunteers are organized by Brenner and can sign up for a variety of duties. Volunteer duties can include: event set up and tear down, silent/live auction support, concession sales and more.

“I love all of the events the House puts on to provide more for the families,” said Skylar Lopez, longtime RMHC volunteer. “It’s amazing to see the community come together to make a difference in people’s lives.”

For more information on volunteer opportunities, contact Katy Brenner at or visit


About the Ronald McDonald House of the Central Valley
The Ronald McDonald House is a cornerstone of the Ronald McDonald House Charities®. It provides a “home away from home,” a refuge for families who are trying to cope with the physical, emotional, and financial burdens of having a seriously ill child. Our house accommodates 18 families for a nominal donation which can be waived if the family is unable to pay. Ronald McDonald House Charities is a nonprofit corporation that along with many other direct services supports many valuable causes around the Valley.