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Red Shoe Society All Member Meeting

  • July 13, 2017
  • 6:30pm – 8:00pm
  • Blue Gill

All young professionals in the Gainesville area are welcome to join the Red Shoe Society for their third meeting of the year. This meeting will feature an informative presentation by Michael Cox of Pepine Realty about real estate and buying a home. For more information, please contact

Christmas in July

  • July 26, 2017
  • 12:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Ronald McDonald House

What better way to make summer “cool” than to celebrate Christmas in July? We are looking forward to shoveling up some winter fun for our House guests in July with our 6th Annual Christmas in July event. Activities for our families kick off on July 10th and culminate on July 26th with a visit from Santa and Ronald McDonald!

Throughout the 2 ½ week celebration, we will be hosting lots of fun and frolicking! Activities will include the following: caroling, decorating cookies, movie nights, door decorating & coloring contests, making gingerbread houses, visits from magicians, a theatrical performance of The Night Before Christmas, milk and cookies for Santa, presents and LOTS more.

We want to extend an invitation to our volunteers, supporters, and their children/grandchildren to join us on Wednesday, July 26th between 12:00pm and 2:00pm to visit with Santa & Ronald, see miniature ponies, have lunch & snow cones, get your face painted and more. Let Theresa Drews know you’re coming by emailing her at If you want to volunteer during the celebration, email Veronica Bueso at

Get your jingle on and join us for come really “cool” fun!

Volunteer Lunch at Keke’s Breakfast Cafe

  • August 14, 2017
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm
  • Keke’s Breakfast Cafe

All RMHC North Central Florida volunteers and friends are invited to join us for lunch at Gainesville’s newest breakfast spot on August 14 at 1pm. This is a great opportunity to meet other volunteers in the area. For more information, contact

Bourbon N’ BBQ

  • August 27, 2017
  • 5:00pm – 7:00pm
  • MOJO Hogtown Bar-B-Que

Join the RMHC North Central Florida Advisory Council for their Inaugural Bourbon N’ BBQ event. Guests will have the opportunity to visit different stations and sample each of the Bourbon and BBQ pairings. There will also be music and a silent auction with numerous dazzling prizes.

Tickets for this event are now available and can be purchased online. For more information, please visit the Bourbon N’ BBQ page.

Volunteer Game Night

  • October 11, 2017
  • 6:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Community Foundation Office

All RMHCNCF volunteers and friends are invited to a special game night at the Community Foundation! This is a great opportunity to meet other volunteers in the area. For more information, contact

Volunteer Lunch at Southern Charm Kitchen

  • December 8, 2017
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm
  • Southern Charm Kitchen

All RMHC North Central Florida volunteers and friends are invited to join us for lunch at one of our favorite places, Southern Charm Kitchen. This is a great opportunity to meet other volunteers. For more information, contact

Red Shoe Affair

  • November 4 2017
  • 5:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Hilton UF Conference Center

The Red Shoe Affair is the premiere annual fundraising event for Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida. Each year, business and community members along with our “family” and friends come together for a meaningful night to help families and their children in a time of need. The evening features a dazzling live and silent auction, delicious meal, and dancing. The highlight of the evening is a guest family telling their story of how Ronald McDonald House Charities played a key role in their lives. Visit for more information.

Build a House for the House

  • December 14, 2017
  • 11:30am – 3:00pm
  • Hilton UF Conference Center

We invite you to help families find strength in numbers by joining us for our annual “Build a House for the House” event. You will enjoy holiday cheer and fun while you decorate a gingerbread house with your friends. We will provide you with lunch and drinks, as well as a gingerbread house to decorate and assemble, icing, and assorted candies. At the end of the event, local celebrity judges will award prizes to the best gingerbread houses. Visit for more information.

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RMHCNCF is recognized as a 501(c)(3) and therefore contributions to RMHCNCF may be tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. Donors should consult their tax advisor for questions regarding deductibility.