Red Shoe Society

Mission Statement
We support the children, families, staff, volunteers and donors of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City. Our mission is to engage, empower, and inspire professionals to participate in philanthropic and leadership endeavors and build awareness of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City.

Become a Member


  • Give back to the community during volunteer activities related to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City.
  • Networking opportunities with like-minded philanthropic and business leaders.

Membership Requirements

  • Membership Fee – Regular Membership for one $120 – or $10 a month, Household Membership for two $180 – or $15 a month
  • Attend Red Shoe Society events and help spread the word about the mission

Please click here to view the handbook and find out how you can get more involved. For more information about membership, please contact Tara Adler at



2016 Red Shoe Society Auxiliary Board
Deanna DiSalvo, Just Born, Inc. –  President
Jake Jacobson, Children’s Mercy –  Secretary
Josh Preut, USDA – Membership
Thomas Dutcher, Garmin International – Membership
Sarah Shubert, Children International – Events
Blair Gentile, CoreSource – Events
Kim Kushner, UMKC – Events
Jodi Fischer, Substitute School Nurse – Family Enrichment
Kristi Cuda, The Coca-Cola Company – Family Enrichment
Rachel Hodgson, UMKC – External Communications
Kate Favrow, Associated Wholesale Grocers – External Communications

How You Can Get Involved
While there will be plenty of events and volunteer opportunities to get involved throughout the year, we are also looking for volunteers to serve on our committees.

Membership Committee
The Membership Committee is the playground of our extroverts, sales men and women and hand-shaking Red Shoe Society (RSS) members. As a member of the Membership Committee you’ll help recruit and retain individuals committed to helping fulfill the Red Shoe mission. Want to help with Membership? Contact Thomas at

Events Committee
The Social Committee or “Socialites” is home to our party planners. RSS members wanting to join this committee can expect to develop and plan new and engaging events for RSS members, including Pull A Plane and Red Shoe Shindig. Want to help with Social Events? Contact Sarah at

Family Enrichment Committee
The Family Enrichment Committee will help Red Shoe Society support ongoing Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City family events. From large events like Pop Tab Pandemonium and Trunk or Treat to monthly dinners in the Ronald McDonald Family Room , these “Integrators” are focused on making sure Red Shoe Society meets its goal of supporting the RMHC-KC house in their mission. Want to help on the Family Enrichment Committee? Contact Jodi at

Communications Committee
The Communications Committee is in charge of all communications for RSS. RSS members who choose to join the “Talkers”  can expect to help develop emails, create and maintain website content, and manage social media channels. Want to assist with Red Shoe communications? Contact Kate at