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Community volunteer groups are an essential part of providing meals for families staying at RMHDE!

To learn more and sign up to plan & cook a meal for our families, please click here.

Please reach out to Sarah Sommer, Volunteer Program Assistant, at 302-428-5324 or s.sommer@rmhde.org for additional information.

Here’s how you can help:

1. Cook a meal for our families.

2. Coordinate a catered meal to be delivered to our families. Meals must be prepared by a restaurant or facility with a commercial catering license. This option must be scheduled ahead of time with Sarah Sommer at s.sommer@rmhde.org or (302) 428-5324. More details will be provided when coordinating with Sarah.

3. Make a monetary donation to help us provide hot meals during this time. Your donation will go toward purchasing meals or ingredients to provide our families with dinner every night of the week. Monetary donations to our meal program may be matched by your employer! Search below to get started.


4. Donate pantry items from our Amazon Wish List. We have updated our Amazon Charity List with items we could use to stock our pantry and cleaning supplies. Please note- you must be signed in and have chosen the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware as your AmazonSmile Charity in order to view and order from the List. We will update this list as much as possible based on our needs, but items may be claimed or sold out quickly. If nothing is available on the list, please consider donating what you would have spent on Amazon items by giving through option number 3.

Donation Drop-Off
Times: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.


Meals for the House
If you are dropping off a scheduled food donation coordinated through our “Meals for the House” program, follow the instructions provided to you by the staff member you worked with (usually Sarah Sommer).

Other Donations
Follow signs in the parking that say “DONATIONS.” We have a large Tupperware container outside the kitchen entrance doors. If your donation fits in this bin, please leave it there. Feel free to leave your name and address with the donation if you wish to receive an acknowledgment letter.

If your donation needs to be accepted by a staff person, please pick up the phone outside the back door and you will be immediately connected to the front desk. Someone will meet you at this entrance to accept your donation.


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