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Gillette has a Ronald McDonald Family Room® that offers overnight accommodations and a common space for families of children staying overnight at the hospital.


Ronald McDonald Family Room® Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers who apply through Ronald McDonald House Charities® can participate in the following opportunities at Gillette:

  • Cooks for Kids: Volunteer groups provide an evening meal for approximately 50 people. Evening meals take place seven days a week, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Brunch is served Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. Volunteers purchase, prepare, assemble and serve food on site in the kitchen and then clean up after the meal. Food prepared at a licensed establishment must be delivered directly to the Ronald McDonald Family Room®. Only packaged foods in unopened containers and whole fruits and vegetables will be accepted. Please visit our calendar site to sign up for serving at Gillette.
  • House Warmer: Volunteers provide a warm, friendly and supportive atmosphere for families by registering guests, answering phone calls, conducting tours, baking treats and tidying sleeping accommodations.

Ronald McDonald Family Room® Application Process

If you’re interested in volunteering in the Ronald McDonald Family Room®, email You can also call 612-238-8100 or visit