Meals and Activities

Meals and Activities

Guest Chef

Prepare dinner or breakfast in our fully equipped commercial kitchen.

Dinner: 6:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday – Breakfast 9:00 a.m.

Our Guest Chef program is perfect for groups of friends, family or co-workers who love to cook. This group activity is a volunteer opportunity and donation all in one! Each group of up to eight people plans, purchases and prepares a home-cooked meal for our families. Groups use our in-House kitchens and all cooking tools are provided.

Things to Consider for Guest Chef Program


Lunch Program

Help us prepare bagged lunches for families at Penn State Health Children’s Hospital.

Anytime Thursday Morning between 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 

We’re looking for volunteer groups to purchase supplies and prepare lunches at the Ronald McDonald House to be delivered by our staff to families at the hospital.

Things to Consider for Lunch Program


Lunch Signup

Baking Program

For occasional volunteering, we offer a baking program here at the House every day from 1:00 – 3:00 p,m. We have a limit of eight people in the kitchen at one time. (Children age 12-17 years may participate in this program, but must be accompanied by a responsible adult age 18 or older)

Daily from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Our families love these special “feel good” treats and truly appreciate those who take the time to bake for this program.

Things to Consider for Baking Program

Baking Signup