Updated August 19, 2022

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama is resuming in-House volunteer activities that enrich our families’ well-being while they are with us. Check out the calendar below to pick a date and read some of the family activity ideas below!

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Are you a community member ready to host a family activity? Read our guidelines and get signed up here!

House Activities

  • Arts and Crafts Night – drawing, paper art, jewelry, mosaics, painting, quilting, crochet, knitting, scrapbooking, sculpture demonstrations, welcome/”no sew” blankets and much more!
  • Book Club – short stories, self-help chapters, current popular novels, Birmingham based stories, author meet & greets, children’s book with activities, illustrator talks
  • Cake Decorating/Birthday Club – cupcakes, themed cakes for holidays, etc.
  • Game Night – Bingo, beginner card games, Family Favorites (Monopoly, Scrabble, Chutes and Ladders, Candyland)
  • Holiday Themed Events – Parties, arts and crafts nights, game night
  • Ice Cream Social – Sundae bar, make your own ice cream, frozen yogurt
  • Sports themed parties – Super Bowl, Iron Bowl/Superbowl, etc.
  • Magicians and Magic Shows

Personal Development Activities

Share your skills to benefit guest families!

  • Financial counseling/budgeting
  • Self care – yoga, meditation, relaxation, laughter therapy and more!
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Stress Management Skills workshop
  • Fitness – stretching, dance, equipment-free workouts, etc.

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