Team: Julie Joy (Portland, Maine), Nicole Kanu (Little Rock, Ark.), Madhav Shroff (Hot Springs, Ark.), Patrick McBride (Washington, D.C.)
Supervisors: Janell Mason and Donna Csunyo
The team will explore opportunities for a nonprofit to expand services to area hospitals through program creation or expansion. It will identify each potential program’s goals and objectives, as well as potential for support from donors and the community. Deliverables include a community assessment, family needs survey, financial assessment, and medical feasibility study.
Mission: To provide a “home-away-from-home” that serves and sustains families of children being treated at area hospitals and supports community programs that serve the needs of children.
“We are so honored to utilize the broad-based skills and expertise of the Clinton School of Public Service practicum program. Our practicum team’s research will be instrumental in helping Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas determine the best focus for future program expansion in our region.” – Janell Mason, Executive Director