Room
Progress
Updates

Mercy Family Room

Currently, the Room is opened 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Sunday. We are looking forward to extending hours back to pre-Covid scheduling in the next phase! 

We're Open

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Family Room

We're Open

 We're back! The Room is currently open daily, 9am - 6pm. We're looking forward to extending those hours in the future!

Children's Family Room

Happy October! 

There are new changes coming to the RMFR/CFF Room on the 3rd floor. We will keep you informed every step of the way with the transition once we have information to share. 

Thank you for being patient and flexible as we work through this. 

Thanks! 

SLCH/CFF

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Courtney Fischer

Manager, Family Room Program

Direct Line: 314.400.4359

Email: cfischer@rmhcstl.com

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Courtney Bradshaw

Family Room Coordinator

Direct Line: 314.400.4365

Email: cbradshaw@rmhcstl.com

Makayla Johnson

Assistant Family Room Manager

Direct Line: 314.400.4332

Email: mjohnson@rmhcstl.com

On-Call Number:

314.930.5292

Email: familyroom@rmhcstl.com

As we begin to look forward to opening the Family Rooms again, we are also looking to bring new volunteers on board!

If you have friends, neighbors, or family members looking to get involved with RMHC, we would love to get them on our list of new volunteers to begin the volunteering process as soon as things begin to open back up!

 

They can reach out to Courtney Fisher - Family Room Program, Manager at cfisher@rmhcstl.com

New
Volunteers
UPDATES
Masks 
REMINDERS

For those of you in the Family Rooms, thank you so much for continuing to provide a safe environment for the families we serve! We appreciate you wearing your mask over both your mouth and nose. 

"Everyone of them [volunteers] genuinely enjoyed what they were doing and it showed in how they treated everyone. It was almost like they were welcoming you into their home​"

Mercy Family Room Family

"My granddaughter was in the NICU. The Family Room was just what we needed to get a break! Thank you!"

Cardinal Glennon Family Room Family

"I needed a quiet place to make some hard phone calls. The volunteers were sweet and so very compassionate. I was shaking like a leaf, and they made sure to send me with snacks for later, a much needed dose of caffeine, real soft tissues and hugs"

St. Louis Children's Family Room Family

Reading the Portal Calendar

Rachel G.

VACANT

OUT/Rachel G.

Joey T./VACANT

Joey T./Rachel G.

This means that this is Rachel's normal shift and she will be at her shift.

This means that this shift does not have a regular volunteer and until someone offers to come in for that shift, no one will be there. This is a shift we would send out in an open shift email.

This means that Rachel will not be at her normal shift.

"OUT" means someone has that normal shift but they will not be there. The name behind the "/" is the person who normally has that shift.

This is a shift we would send out in an open shift email.

This means that Joey picked the shift up for Rachel. 

The name in front of the "/" is the person filling in for the person who has the regular shift. The name after the "/" is the name of the person with that regular shift. This is what the calendar looks like after a volunteer picks it up from an open shift email.

This means that Joey picked a shift that does not have a regular volunteer. 

The name in front of the "/" is the volunteer who picked up the shift. The "VACANT" after the "/" means that this is not someone's normal shift. 

This is what the calendar looks like after a volunteer picks it up from an open shift email.

RMHC Family Room Program Volunteer Portal
We are so excited to continue adding even more to the Volunteer Portal in an effort to keep our volunteers informed and engaged! The homepage will be updated every other month with new tips and useful information for all volunteers! Each hospital tab will continue to be updated weekly with the current schedule and specific Room updates!
Tips + Tricks