DSCN1314The Ronald McDonald House is just like your house except we have up to 73 families living under one roof! Having a well-stocked home full of amenities and conveniences makes our House a “home-away-from-home” for our guest families.

How to collect and donate Wish List items

  • Purchase at your preferred grocery or retail store and drop off at our House 7 days a week, no appointment necessary.
  • Purchase items online through our Amazon Wish List. Make that donation go further by shopping our Wish List on smile.amazon.com! It’s the same Amazon you know with a big difference — Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase total to RMHCA!
  • Host a Wish List Drive with friends, family and coworkers! This is a fun way to collect items for RMHCA and you can even make it a team competition to see who can collect the most (red vs blue or Alabama vs Auburn).

Please note: Due to the health concerns of the families, we can only accept new, unexpired items and we cannot accept stuffed animals. If you would like to donate toys, please contact Director of Family Programming April Dickerson by email or at 205-638-7254. Ronald McDonald House is a NON-DENOMINATIONAL organization. We hope you’ll understand that we cannot accept any items that are religious in nature.

If you have any questions regarding our Wish List,  please contact us at 205-638-7255. Thank you for your support!

Most Needed Items

  • Scott-brand toilet paper (type with cardboard tube)
  • 55-gallon, heavy duty black trash bags
  • Paper plates (8 1/2 inch)
  • Paper bowls
  • Paper napkins
  • Plastic cutlery (assorted style with forks, spoons and knives)
  • Paper towels
  • Drink cups (8-oz and 16-ounce sizes)
  • Bottles of liquid hand soap
  • Aluminum foil (200-square-foot roll)
  • HeloGreen brand to-go food containers (safe for microwaving)
  • Individually-wrapped snacks (gummy snacks, crackers, Rice Krispie treats, Goldfish, Cheez-Its, granola bars, etc.)
  • Small juice boxes and/or water bottles
  • Powder coffee creamer (2-pound canister)
  • Granulated sugar (4-pound package)

Kitchen Needs:

♥ 55 -gallon black trash bags
♥ Disposable food service gloves
♥ Paper plates, bowls and plastic utensils
♥ Paper towels and paper napkins
♥ Coffee cups
♥ Coffee creamer, sugar and artificial sweetener
♥ Dishwasher detergent
♥ Dish towels and oven mitts
♥ Tupperware
♥ Ziploc Bags (sandwich, quart and gallon size)

Food Items:

♥ Individually wrapped snacks (granola bars, crackers, fruit snacks, etc.)
♥ Cereal
♥ Boxed dinners
♥ Breakfast food
♥ Bottled water

Happy Wheels Cart/Family Room Items:

♥ 8 oz bottled water
♥ Small juice boxes
♥ Individually wrapped Rice Krispie Treats
♥ Individually wrapped snack size Goldfish
♥ Individually wrapped snack size Fruit Snacks
♥ Individually wrapped snack size Cheez-Its

Personal Needs:

♥ Umbrellas/ponchos
♥ Kleenex
♥ Toothbrushes
♥ Toothpaste (travel size)
♥ Travel size deodorant and body wash
♥ Gold Bond-brand travel size lotion
♥ Disposable razors
♥ Hairbrushes and hair dryers
♥ Toilet paper (regular size rolls with cardboard tube)
♥ Feminine hygiene products (maxi pads and tampons)
♥ Puzzle Books (word search & sudoku)

House Needs:

♥ Pillows (Queen size)
♥ Queen/King sized white, down-alternative comforter
♥ Awesome Brand Cleaner (available at Dollar Tree)
♥ Windex/window cleaner
♥ Antibacterial cleaning wipes
♥ Swiffer duster refills
♥ Swiffer cloths refills (regular & extra large)
♥ SOS Pads
♥ Liquid hand soap
♥ Bathroom cleaners
♥ Laundry detergent
♥ Dryer sheets (static-cling & softener)
♥ $25 Gift Cards (Walmart, Target, Lowe’s, etc.)

Office Needs:

♥ Copy/printer paper (8.5 inch by 11 inch)
♥ White cardstock paper
♥ Batteries (all sizes, brand-name appreciated)
♥ “Forever” postage stamps
♥ Journals for the families