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Assemble a Grab N Go Snack/Breakfast Bag for families staying at RMH Boston Harbor

DURATION

2-4 hours

WHERE

At home, school, with friends or family! A great volunteer opportunity for individuals and groups.

WHEN

Throughout the year

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Items can be gathered/assembled by a class, team, scout troup, or individual. Adult assistance will be needed to delivery the compelted items(s) to RMH Boston Harbor.

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Families travel to Boston for medical care from across the country and the globe, leaving many of their belongings behind. These bags make RMH Boston Harbor feel more like home and allow families to focus on treatment. Grab n go snack/breakfast bags are any easy way for families to have healthy and quick snack/meal during busy treatment days.

DESCRIPTION

Assemble a grab n go snack/breakfast bags for a family traveling to the Boston area for medical treatment. These bags can be assembled by volunteers and donated to support RMHC Boston Harbor families. Donations can be accepted between 9am-5pm on weekdays and 9am-5pm on weekends.


ITEMS NEEDED

  • A paper bag or container for your snack/breakfast bag.
  • Pack your bag with a small water or juice & shelf stable breakfast treat or afternoon snack item (i.e. granola bar, crackers, dried fruits, single serve cereal, nuts, or other similar items).  

-All items must be store bought, no made from home snacks/items.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


NEXT STEPS

Choose the nonperishible food items that you would like to include in your snack/breakfast bag. If you have any questions, or to schedule the delivery of your completed kit, please contact the RMH Boston Harbor Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@rmhcene.org or 617-398-6458.


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Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.
  1. Grab a paper bag or similar container to hold your grab n go snack/breakfast items. 
  2. Collect the designated items for your bag. You may want to do a drive and ask friends, neighbors, classmates, or others you know to bring a designated item to a birthday or holiday party, or as part of another activity you are participating in.
  3. Arrange all of the collected items in the bag.
  4. If you wish to add a card or note, please do so! (please no religious messages or “Get Well Soon”).
  5. Drop off your donation at Ronald McDonald House Boston Harbor, 250 1st Avenue APT 318, Charlestown, MA 02129.
  6. Any questions, contact the RMH Boston Harbor Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@rmhcene.org or 617-398-6458.
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