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February 25, 2011
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February 25, 2011
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Volunteering at RMHC of the Coastal Empire has taught me so much about helping others. I love to go there and see the smiling faces of the employees and of the other volunteers. I also really enjoy knowing that I am helping people in need.
There are three main ways I have found to volunteer at
RMHC. First of all, one can sign up for a specific shift at the House and perform many planned housekeeping chores as well as spontaneous activities. Another popular form of volunteering at RMHC is their Adopt-a-Meal program, for which people may cook dinner for the families staying at the house in the double kitchen. A third way to volunteer for RMHC is to help out at their many fundraisers, such as Battle of the Bakers and the Red Shoes Run and Pop Tab Pandemonium.
I love RMHC!!!

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helping others.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Have more jobs for volunteers.

February 25, 2011

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Review from Guidestar
February 25, 2011

The Ronald McDonald House in Savannah, GA is a community of sharing and caring, joy, tears, and smiles, blessings to the clients as well as the volunteers. I answered a request from the Christian Service committee at White Bluff Presbyterian Church. I worked each Tues for 25 years to provide support for families there by providing support when a child died or if parents needed to make a critical decision for a child's well-being. Most are happy memories as we tried to provide the comforts of home while clients were there. I grew in my faith and received many blessings as I worked to be a blessing to those staying there.

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I developed an appreciation of the different types of familes in our community. Folks genuinely cared for each other as they shared the facilities offered at RMH. I grew in my faith and received many blessings from trying to be a blessing to others. I provided funds for mothers who had literally nothing. I encouraged others to participate.

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Most of the community at large does not understand what a wonderful service is provided by the RMH. I would encourage more publicity and recruiting of volunteers in different churches and schools.

February 25, 2011

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Review from Guidestar
February 25, 2011

I have had nothing but wonderful experiences with the Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire. The staff is cheerful and always goes the extra mile to make the House really feel like a Home Away from Home. Everyone who walks through the doors is blessed just by their giving spirit. Thank you!

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that I now have an excellent example as to what a truly giving spirit looks like.

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I only wish their facilities matched their exuberant attitudes. The House really needs a face-lift, but that doesn't get the staff down!

February 21, 2011

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Review from Guidestar
February 21, 2011

I became involved with the RMHC of the Coastal Empire when my husband and I moved to Pooler, Ga three years ago. I wanted to volunteer for a charity that truly gave back to the people it served. I have been so happy working with the caring and personable staff at the house and with the other volunteers at the Family Room at St. Joseph's/Candler hospital. My family has participated in the Chef's and Baker's Challenges and have been so proud to help support the tremendous work this charity does. Savannah is blessed to have this support service for their community and surrounding communities. In addition, I have found that people from out of state seek out the Ronald McDonald Family Room when they visit friends and family at Candler hospital!

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the support and care it provides to the families of critically ill children.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

increase the number of volunteer staff to help out with the numerous responsibilities of the three divisions it sustains.

February 16, 2011

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Review from Guidestar
February 16, 2011

My friends and I participated in the Battle of the Bakers for the Ronald McDonald House to have fun and to raise money for a wonderful cause. Then I found out one of my college buddies was just staying there because her baby was born at 26 weeks and with a lifelong condition. I am greatful I got to be apart of what RMHC of the Coastal Empire does for familes who really need their help. More people should try to do in one lifetime what the Ronald McDonald House in Savannah does every day!

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Just knowing you can help someone out for even one day, where they don't have to worry about anything or anyone but their loved ones is enough for me!

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They deserve a bigger house so they can help more families!

February 14, 2011

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Review from Guidestar
February 14, 2011

RMHC is one of the most vital Organizations in the Region. It's support is far reaching and comes at the most critical of times for a family in need. The volunteers and staff are first-class and daily make an impact that will never be forgotten. Thank you for everything that you do!

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I have seen the results

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Nothing

February 12, 2011

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Review from Guidestar
February 12, 2011

I became involved with RMHC about two years ago when I became a part of the team from Pooler, Georgia's Sam's Club that participated in the 1st Chef of the House Challenge. RMHC has become a major part of my life and I can imagine not volunteering there for years to come. We have had over 20 associates from our Club volunteer there over the past year and everyone has not but good things to say about the experience.

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gratefulness of the people the House helps.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

nothing!

February 12, 2011

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Review from Guidestar
February 12, 2011

I've volunteered at Ronald McDonald House here in Savannah, for over 4 years. Evey Monday my friend and I bake cookies for the families that are staying at the house. It gives me great pleasure to bring a little bit of home to those who are away from their own home. They are so appreciative of someone making the house smell like home.
All of the staff are so very compasionate, they ease the difficult time for families of ill children.

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I've visited with some of the parents of sick children,

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Only one thing could make it better, that would be a larger house.

February 11, 2011

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Review from Guidestar
February 11, 2011

Serving as a volunteer for approximately 10 years I have observed first hand the great service the RMH performs. Of course it provide a home away from home for families with critically ill children but goes beyond that. The staff and volunteers help the families deal with their emotional challenges and physical needs. I know of several instances where volunteers have assisted needy families financially. I am impressed with the outstanding staff who are always there for the families and the caring volunteers who assist them.

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While serving as a volunteer

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I think they are great the way they are!

February 11, 2011

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Review from Guidestar
February 11, 2011

I have worked as a volunteer with this organization since it began in Savannah, GA. It is run well and serves many people in need. The atmosphere of the house is very warm and inviting. The guests all seem to appreciate what the volunteers at the house do for them. It is a much needed source in our community.

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Raised funds for the house.

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Can't think of any.

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