General Information

  • Volunteer Opportunities / Responsibilities: Our regularly scheduled volunteers ensure that the Houses run smoothly by greeting families, answering phones, and helping to keep the Houses clean, organized, and welcoming.

    Remote volunteers help write handwritten thank you notes on a bi-weekly or monthly basis.

    Group opportunities include cooking a meal for the families, baking, filling snack bags, doing light housekeeping or yard work, decorating for holidays, or coordinating a wish list drive or a third-party fundraiser.

    Finally for information on how to volunteer at our annual Red Shoe 5K Run & Walk. please visit: www.redshoe5k.org.
  • Types of Volunteers Needed: individual/adult; individual/college; families with children; adult groups of less than 5; adult groups of 6 or more, including corporate teams
  • Hours Needed: business hours during the week; evenings during the week; daytime on the weekend

Events seeking volunteers

13th Annual Red Shoe 5k Run & Walk

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, DC (RMHCDC) eases the hardship of children’s illness on families through programs that directly improve the health and wellbeing of children. The Red Shoe 5k Run and Walk is our one and only annual event held to raise critical funding for our programs and the families that we serve. As we celebrate the 13th year of the Red Shoe 5k, we’re excited to return to the beautiful waterfront course at National Harbor! We invite runners and walkers to join us at National Harbor or virtually wherever you are. As the event grows and changes, our goal remains true - to give our community a way to come together, show support for our families, and to have fun. Please join us for the 13th Annual Red Shoe 5k to make a difference in the lives of the families we serve.

  • When: Sunday, October 8, 2023 (8:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
  • Where: Capital Canopy on National Plaza at National Harbor, 155 National Plaza, Oxon Hill, MD 20745   map
  • Volunteer Info: Set up, course marshall, water station, break down
  • Contact: Rachel Taninecz, (571) 369-5203
  • For more information: click here
Sunday, October 8, 2023 8:00 AM Sunday, October 8, 2023 11:00 AM America/New_York 13th Annual Red Shoe 5k Run & Walk http://www.redshoe5k.org Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, DC (RMHCDC) eases the hardship of children’s illness on families through programs that directly improve the health and wellbeing of children. The Red Shoe 5k Run and Walk is our one and only annual event held to raise critical funding for our programs and the families that we serve. As we celebrate the 13th year of the Red Shoe 5k, we’re excited to return to the beautiful waterfront course at National Harbor! We invite runners and walkers to join us at National Harbor or virtually wherever you are. As the event grows and changes, our goal remains true - to give our community a way to come together, show support for our families, and to have fun. Please join us for the 13th Annual Red Shoe 5k to make a difference in the lives of the families we serve. Volunteers? Set up, course marshall, water station, break down From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5227 Capital Canopy on National Plaza at National Harbor 155 National Plaza Oxon Hill MD 20745 Rachel Taninecz rtaninecz@rmhcdc.org