We are excited to bring you another issue of Feel Good Friday News, sharing the many inspiring ways the community comes together to support the families and mission of the Charity. In this issue, we highlight the special partnership between the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile and Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to address food insecurity for families in need.
Since 2001, the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile has been traveling to underserved communities in the Greater Pittsburgh region, providing vital pediatric medical services. This 40-foot “Doctor’s Office on Wheels,” logs hundreds of thousands of miles each year to help families who have difficulty accessing medical care for their children. At no cost to the family, children receive care for sick-child visits, wellness visits, school-required immunizations, blood lead testing, and physicals for school and sports activities. For many families, this is their only source of medical care.

Now, with support from the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile is also helping families who utilize the program address food insecurity. Through a screening program, families who test positive for food insecurity can register with the food bank for assistance. The organization will then directly connect with each family to ensure they get the services they need.
“This partnership gives families a way to easily access the resources they need, giving them the best chance to thrive and increase overall health,” said Eleanor Reigel, Chief Executive Officer of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh and Morgantown.
The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile is on the road year-round providing services at schools, local clinics, and community locations to over 1,000 children each year.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh and Morgantown