SERVE at Home - Decorate Ornaments for Ronald McDonald House Christmas Tree


Family Volunteering

Start Date
End Date
1.5 hours
Your Home

Houston, TX 77025
United States

Please complete this form to let us know you've completed the activity! Don't forget to take a photo to share with us!

Activity Description

SERVE at Home is a way for your family to spread kindness and help our community on your own, anytime, anywhere! We want to keep Houston volunteering all week long! Please RSVP on our calendar so we can let our non-profit partner know how many items to expect.

Join Generation SERVE in decorating ornaments for Ronald McDonald House Christmas tree! Let’s get crafty and make some fun and cheerful Christmas ornaments that can help bring a smile to children who are in the hospital.

You will need to provide the supplies for this activity. You can complete this activity on your own and drop them off at Generation Serve storage unit by 12/13/22.

Activity Directions

Volunteers will be decorating Christmas tree ornaments. The ornaments will be used to decorate a Generation SERVE Christmas tree at Ronald McDonald House. If you have something special you would like to drop off to put on the tree, you are welcome to bring bows, garland, make and bring construction paper garland, or anything else that is child friendly. For health reasons for the children at Ronald McDonald House, please do not use glitter of any kind. Please no tinsel that are individual pieces (icicle tinsel). However, foil tinsel garland (picture for illustration purposes only) would be great!

Supplies (Suggestions):

  • Wooden ornaments, Clear ornaments, Plastic ornaments
  • Glue, Stickers, Stencils, Paint, markers, Paper, Scissors, tape, stapler
  • Ribbon, String, Garland

You can purchase supplies for and make as many ornaments as your family is able to donate. We recommend making 6 ornaments, but any amount you can put together will be appreciated.

Activity Requirements

  • This activity is great for all ages. 
  • Our program is designed to be a family experience. We want parents and caregivers to attend the virtual meeting and work alongside their child(ren) for all our Family Volunteering activities.

Drop-Off Address:  4211 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, TX 77025

Drop-Off Instructions:

Please drop off your ornaments at our storage unit located at CubeSmart. You can leave items at the front desk in bags labelled for Generation SERVE. Please make sure they are aware the items are for Unit #1201. The front office is open Monday-Friday from 9:30am-6pm, Saturdays from 8:30am-5pm, and closed on Sundays.

Tell Us When You're Finished:

Please CLICK HERE to complete and submit this form to notify Generation SERVE that you have completed the project. Please attach a picture of the project. We can't wait to see the great things you do!

More About Our Partner

Caring for a seriously ill child is challenging, expensive, and at times, terrifying. For 40 years, Ronald McDonald House Houston has provided a home away from home for families whose children are seriously ill and being treated at a hospital inside the Texas Medical Center.

Support Generation SERVE

A $10 donation would help us continue developing new activities and ways for families to spread kindness throughout the community. You also can become a family sponsor to support us in providing fun volunteer opportunities for other families! Thank you for your support and generosity! We appreciate it!

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