"The compassion that the Ronald McDonald House has shown us was unbelievable. They opened their arms to us like we were family. A lot of people think blood is what makes you family, they have it wrong. Love is what makes you family."

Latorria, Mother

"I thank the Ronald McDonald House staff for all of their help in this tough time my family and I are facing."

Andre, Father

"I love this House because it is a nice place. God bless those good hearts. Estoy contento y feliz por resivir el apollo de esta casa."

Blas, Father

"I love the Ronald McDonald House because of the family I have made while being here and actually having people who know what I'm going through."

Alli, Mother

"My favorite thing about volunteering is the opportunity to listen to the families' stories. This seems to provide great comfort to them and their courage is inspiring to me."

Lilie, Volunteer

"There is comfort in knowing that we have a family here at the Ronald McDonald House who loves, cares, and shows empathy for our family."

Crystal, Mother

"Everyone at the Ronald McDonald House is in good spirits and are very welcoming. All of the families are thankful which makes my internship so meaningful."


Lilly, Intern

"The house made us feel as if we were not alone"

Shelley, Mother

red shoe | Ronald McDonald House Charities Columbia, SC

What is the Red Shoe Society?

The Red Shoe Society is a group of young professionals between the ages of 22-45, associated with the Ronald McDonald House Charities Columbia, SC. Our mission is to engage, empower, and inspire young professionals to participate in leadership endeavors that build awareness of the Ronald McDonald House Charities Columbia, SC. We will do this through focusing on 3 core values; Service, Signature Events, and Social/Network.


As a Red Shoe Society member what will I recieve?

- Invitations to fun social activities at the house and throughout Columbia
- Fulfilling volunteer opportunities at the Ronald McDonald House
- Networking opportunities with like-minded philanthropic and business leaders
- Leadership development through optional committee membership
- A quarterly newsletter specifically for the Red Shoe Society


Is there a membership fee?

Yes, an annual Membership fee of $105. This is equivalent to one weeks stay at the Ronald McDonald House.


How do I become a member?

Fill out the application below and either email it to [email protected] or mail to:

Ronald McDonald House
ATTN: RSS
2901 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203


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