You Can Make Big Dreams Come to Life!
We are able to create a home-away-from-home in the world’s largest Ronald McDonald House for our families due to the amazing community support of those who help to provide necessities to meet the many needs of the House. In order to create a comfortable space for our families we strive to provide every essential item to make them feel at home. Below you will find a list of various items that we are always grateful to accept from our wonderful donors. Thank you for supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio.
If you have a group interested in collecting wish list items, please contact Megan Renner or call 614-227-3776 to learn more about specific items, that may not be listed below, you could collect that would make a great impact in the lives of our families.
TOP TEN LIST OF NEEDED ITEMS:
- meal take-away containers, paper plates & plastic cutlery
- paper towels
- pantry staples (including marinara/spaghetti/alfredo sauces & tomato paste used for pasta dishes; beef & chicken broths; cream of mushroom & cream of chicken soups; BBQ sauce & ranch dressing; and canned vegetables)
- full and half-size foil pans
- disinfectant sprays (such as Lysol)
- disinfectant wipes (such as Clorox)
- national retailer (such as Target & Costco) and gas gift cards
- 8 ½ x 11 standard white printer/copier paper
- post card stamps & forever stamps
- large trash bags (55+ gallons)
- individual hand soap
- Scrubbing Bubbles or similar for bath tubs
- toilet bowl cleaner
- plastic zipper bags (sandwich-sized)
- small boxes of cereal
- fresh fruit (call 227-3700 before purchasing)
- postage stamps (forever & postcard)
- foil steam table pans (half sized)
- Phillips LED flood light bulbs (17 watt, size: par 38)
- gift cards to Petco, Mutts & Co., or Pet Supplies Plus
- snack packs ( see how to put them together at the bottom of this page: https://rmhc-centralohio.org/volunteer/)
If you shop Amazon, you can support RMHC of Central Ohio in two ways:
- Peruse our Amazon Wish List here to see items we need that are offered through Amazon.
- Every time you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio! If you have an Amazon account or are setting up an account, make sure you select Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio as your charitable organization! Click on this link and support the Columbus Ronald McDonald House through our Amazon Wish List!
TURN ON AMAZONSMILE IN YOUR AMAZON PHONE APP TOO:
If you are an AmazonSmile customer, you can now support Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio in the Amazon shopping app on your iOS or Android device! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations to RMHC automatically every time you shop through the app!
- If you have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, open the App on your device.
- View Settings and select AmazonSmile.
- Follow the in-App instructions to complete the process.
If you do not have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, update your App. Click here for instructions.
If you would like to contribute items to our popular special fundraising events, contact Caitlin Wolcott by phone at 614-227-3729 or by email at Caitlin.Wolcott@rmhc-centralohio.org.
- New designer handbags (To use for HULLABALOO prizes) Valued $300+
- Gift cards (to use for raffle) All different kinds of certificates or cards such as gas, restaurant, grocery, shopping, etc.
- Vacation homes
- Flights on airlines
- Date night packages
- Bar packages
- Unique handcrafted items