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Ronald McDonald House Dinner

  • Ronald McDonald House of Charlottesville 300 9th Street Southwest Charlottesville, VA, 22903 United States (map)

Join the DPA in making a chilled summer soup dinner for the residents of Charlottesville’s Ronald McDonald House, which provides a home away from home for families with children suffering from long-term illnesses and serious injuries. Volunteers can either contribute by donating ingredients for the meal, joining other DPA members in cooking in the evening at the Ronald McDonald House kitchen, or both! We do have a limit of 10 volunteers in the kitchen, so please sign up on the Google Doc soon to reserve your spot - we will also be meeting at Heirloom after the dinner! Children and students are welcome to help. Please email Lauren Sanders with any questions.

Anyone able to come, but needing a ride, please sign up for a ride on the Google Doc and we will help arrange rides between partners!!

Please email Lauren Sanders ( with any questions. 

To contribute to this month's dinner, please sign up on the Google Doc:


If you are planning to help prepare the meal at the RMH kitchen from 5:30 - 7:00 PM, just bring your donated ingredients with you. You may park in any available space in the RMH parking lot. If you can't come to help cook, but still want to donate ingredients, you may drop them off at the RMH kitchen any time before 5:00 PM on the day of the dinner. Please be aware that the RMH facility is always locked. You will have to use the call pad to buzz the front desk.

All food must be prepared in the RMH kitchen or a commercial kitchen (restaurant, grocery store, etc.). You can purchase prepared foods to donate but you cannot prepare food at home to bring to RMH. Please also be aware of the RMH guidelines for transporting food safely. More information can be found here:

We hope to have you join the DPA in the RMH kitchen!

Earlier Event: July 19
DPA Dinner at Maya
Later Event: August 3
DPA Happy Hour