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Ronald McDonald House

Volunteers from Temple Emanu-El prepare and serve dinner for families that are staying at Ronald McDonald House of New York, a “home away from home” for families of seriously ill children undergoing treatment. Dinners generally are organized on a monthly basis.

2016 Dates:

• January 26
• February 23
• March 22
• April 19
• May 24
• June 21
July 26 (canceled)
• August 23
• September 20
• October 25
• November 22
• December 20
Temple members who are interested in participating must contact the Women’s Auxiliary, which organizes and funds the dinners. This activity is suitable only for adults over 18 who are in good health. All volunteers will receive a call back from the Women’s Auxiliary to confirm their volunteer dates. (Please, no walk-ins!)

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RONALD McDONALD HOUSE NEW YORK established its Hope Awards in 2008 to recognize individuals who have made an outstanding commitment to their organization and the cause of pediatric cancer. Temple congregant Bernice “Bunny” Barb (pictured left), who co-chairs Emanu-El’s monthly Ronald McDonald House dinner program, was inducted on April 23, 2013.

View photos from the awards ceremony and read the introductory comments about Bunny given by Rabbi Amy B. Ehrlich »

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