Volunteer for the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House

Are you interested in helping the children and families of the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House? Consider becoming a volunteer!

Thank you for your interest in becoming involved! The support of volunteers is crucial for maintaining our programs and services.

Out of concern for the health and safety of our guests, staff, and volunteers, we are currently taking measures to restrict the number of outside visitors to our facilities.

We are temporarily halting all on-site volunteer programs, including service projects and Meals of Love.

If you would like to arrange the delivery of non-perishable food for our pantry, grocery gift cards or individually prepared meals for the families staying with us, please contact us for a list of local options.

If you or your group are interested in receiving information about future volunteer opportunities,
please email Francisco Gallegos Cabrera 
Get Involved

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House— our valued volunteers help us help families stay together! Volunteers are crucial in creating and maintaining a comfortable home-away-from-home for families caring for critically ill children. Throughout the year, we rely on hundreds of volunteers in a variety of capacities, such as one-time group volunteer activities; volunteers who help staff special House events; and our small army of regular volunteers who help support day-to-day House operations and projects. Chances are, you will find a volunteer opportunity that fits your time commitment, availability, abilities, and schedule.

Choose an area of interest below:

Group Volunteers

Group volunteers can be as little as 2 people - bring your coworkers, classmates, or friends together to provide meals, baking treats, special activities or days of service to the families staying at the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House.

Group Volunteer Info


Individual Volunteers

Help us support the families of the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House by giving your time on a regular basis. Individual volunteers help us on a regularly scheduled basis with light housekeeping, yard work, and administrative tasks.

All individual volunteers must attend a volunteer information session at the Ronald McDonald House. To register and see available dates for the information session please click here:

Individual Volunteer Info


Corporate Volunteers

Volunteer work provides companies and employees with a personal connection to the good they can accomplish through corporate citizenship. Join us with your team for a day of volunteerism!

Corporate Volunteer Info


Please Note: The Pasadena Ronald McDonald House is unable to accommodate court-ordered community service or probation based hours.


We look forward to working with you and discovering the best way to put your talents to use. Please be aware that we do have age requirements for some of our volunteer opportunities.     


The Ronald McDonald House, Pasadena uses VolunteerHub to manage our volunteer needs. This will require that you establish a username and password to register as a volunteer.