Frost McDonald’s Annual Volunteer Dinner at the Ronald House

Thursday, May 18, 2017 | On Target Page: Land O'Lakes, Lutz, Wesley Chapel, Lutz Community Events

The Frost McDonald’s Annual Volunteer Dinner at the Ronald House was held on Thursday, April 27, 2017, from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm, located at McDonald’s, 401 7th Ave S. St. Petersburg, FL 33701.

The volunteers served dinner to the families that are having to use the house due to their children being ill or injured and are at All Children’s Hospital. The Boyd Hill Natural Preserve-City of St. Petersburg brought a couple baby owls to the Ronald House for entertainment for the children. The dinner was served at 6:00 pm.

By Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay, Inc., “Congratulations to Chris and John Frost, Florida’s newest Fred L. Turner Golden Arch Award recipients! This prestigious award is earned by less than 1 percent of McDonald’s owner/operators globally every year. Chris and John are phenomenal advocates for Ronald McDonald House Charities and the children and families RMHC serves and we are very blessed to call them our friends.

About The Ronald McDonald House® of Tampa Bay:

The Ronald McDonald House® of Tampa Bay provides a home-away-from-home for families of pediatric patients in area hospitals.

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Tampa Bay provides comfort and care to children and their families by supporting local Ronald McDonald Houses®, its cornerstone program, and by making grants to other local not-for-profit organizations that help children in need. The Ronald McDonald House® of Tampa Bay provides a home-away-from-home for families of pediatric patients in area hospitals.

Families are referred to the House by hospital staff, a clinical social worker or pastoral care. In some cases, families may refer themselves.

Rooms are allocated on a first-come first-served basis. We will take your information up to 30 days in advance, however, families will need to call the House on the day of check-in to confirm availability. To learn more, visit: https://rmhctampabay.org/

Inside the Ronald McDonald House near Tampa General Hospital, Frost polishes, mops, cleans and lends a helping hand to keep the facility neat for the families who come to stay while their loved ones are being treated in the hospital.

Frost has taken part in Ronald McDonald House Charities' Teen Volunteer Program for the past four summers.

On weekdays, students are scheduled to work in pairs with two-hour shifts, spending the time assisting residents by doing normal household chores so they can be at the hospital with their ill family members. To read more, visit Tampabay.com

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