The Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland has been serving as a home away from home for families, whose children stay in area hospitals, since September of 1979. The Ronald McDonald House provides the following amenities: guest rooms, handicapped facilities, a large kitchen, a sunroom, a children’s play room, a club house, laundry facilities, a family resource center, family office, library, living rooms, garden, and a playground.

The Rotary Club of Hillcrest Sunrise has pro-vided five meals since the fall of 2011, with the most recent one on Saturday, March 2, 2013. It is a great way for us to demonstrate service above self and to en-gage in club fellow-ship by volunteering together. Perhaps, because we have a lot of foodies in our club, we always enjoy utilizing our culinary talents to benefit others. There is something about creating a delicious and nutritious meal for others when the resulting and immediate effect is clearly visible. In addition to meals, we have provided two craft activities to engage kids and families before the meal. In January 2012, we provided over 50 dozen cookies and the materials to decorate cookies. The residents could choose an assortment of cookies for a loved one, or they could personally decorate some cookies and relieve stress. In March 2013, we provided 50 picture frames and the materials to decorate them for loved ones