Ridge Roadies

The Mountain Ridge Band Boosters

[vol-uh n-teer-iz-uh m]

  1. the policy or practice of volunteering one's time or talents for charitable, educational, or other worthwhile activities, especially in one's community.

Who are Ridge Roadies?
  • A small army of volunteers generally comprised of parents/guardians of MRHS band students whose day jobs include:
    • military, educator, administration, IT, nurse, pharmacist, pilot, airline attendant, veterinarian, construction, dentist, stay-at-home parent, real estate, engineer, attorney, first responder, business operator.

What do they do?
  • The group is agile and adaptive to any need that comes up for Pride of the West. Task and challenges include:
    • administrative duties fundraising (including concessions), instrument and uniform management, marching band show support, chaperone, food and water support, vehicle maintenance, photography/videography, first aid, guard support, props

Is training required?
  • Yes. Volunteer training is required by the Deer Valley Unified School District for all volunteers. It doesn’t take long to do and is easily accessible Please contact volunteer coordinator volunteering@mrhsbandaides.com for more information.
Who are the leaders?
  • The Band Aides members elect the following volunteer executive board positions: president, vice president, secretary, treasurer. Committee chairs make up the rest of the board. CLICK HERE for list of current board members.

When do they meet?
  • Regular board meetings and general meetings are held once a month (during the school year) to provide information and conduct non-profit band business affairs.

How do they share information?
  • Use of an internal online application called ‘Charms’ organizes the volunteer calendar and other business. Weekly information is sent from the board to the entire group. Internal Facebook group and private online photo sharing are also used.

Is this an official non-profit organization?
  • Yes, the MRHS Bandaides is a 501(c)3 organization.