Ronald McDonald House Charities

Ronald McDonald House Charities® Southwestern Ontario How To Help


A simple way to help provide support for our guest families is by donating things our Houses and Family Room are in need of.


If you make a donation of food items from our WishList, please check expiration dates as we cannot serve an expired product.


  • Any Item that has been previously used
  • Physical pop-tab donations

Our Wishlist Items

  • London House Wishlist 


    • Reusable Water Bottles

    • Hair Brushes 

    • Travel Coffee Mugs/Tumblers

    • Standard Scientific Calculator 

    • Real Theatre Coconut Popping Oil & Popcorn Kernels (for our popcorn maker!)

    • Conditioner

    • Body Wash

    • Lotion

    • Pens

    • Adult Activity Books

    • Deodorant (Men's and Women's)

    • Feminine Hygiene Products – Pads

    • Pocket Kleenex packs

    • Baby Wipes

    House & Pantry:

    • Pantry Staples: Tortilla Chips, Crackers, Microwavable Popcorn, Tuna, KD Cups, Instant Noodles, Juice Boxes, Pasta Sauce
    • Condiments: Peanut Butter, Maple Syrup, Nutella, Cheese Whiz, Honey, Jam, BBQ Sauce, Hot Sauce, Mayo, Salad Dressing
    • Kitchen Staples: Small Sandwich Bags, Snack Size Sandwich Bags, Plastic Wrap, Parchment Paper
    • Grab and Go Snacks: Pudding Cups, Fruit Cups, Granola Bars, Snack Pack Jello Packs, Nutrigrain Bars, Welch's Fruit Snacks
    • Individual Packages of: Goldfish, Potato Chips, Trail Mix, Ritz Crackers with Cheese
    • Baking: Chocolate Chips, Brown Sugar, White Sugar, Flour, Oats
    • $25+ Gift Cards: Gas Stations, Grocery Store, Costco, Personal Care, Restaurants, etc.

    Cleaning Closet:

    • All purpose cleaning / disinfecting spray
    • Dish Soap
    • Hand Soap (individual pumps)
    • Swiffer Wet-Jet cleaning solution refills
    • Scrubbing Bubbles disposable toilet cleaning pads
    • Lysol and/or Clorox Disinfecting Wipes (Household strength)
    • Dryer Sheets (un-scented)
    • Swiffer Wet-Jet Mopping Pads

    Specialty Items:

    • Travel Size Body Wash & Lotions 
    • Travel Size Shampoo &  Conditioner
    • Travel Size Mouthwash
    • Feminine Hygiene Products - Pads
    • Women's and Men's Deodorant
    • Small Table Top Easels
    • Small Plastic or Bamboo Plant Pots
    • Potting Soil
    • Flower Seeds
    • AAA Batteries
    • AA Batteries
    • Notebooks
    • Pens
    • Chapstick
    • Loofas
    • Shaving Cream
    • Facial wipes
  • Windsor House Wishlist 

    Due to the location of the Windsor House, inside the Windsor Regional Hospital, donation drop-off needs to be scheduled to ensure a staff member is available to accept the donation outside of the hospital doors. Please connect with Stephanie Porritt at or 519-254-5577 ext 52283 to schedule your drop-off time.

    House & Pantry:

    • $25+ Gift Cards:  Costco, Amazon, Canadian Tire, Walmart, Superstore, Petro-Canada/Esso Gas, Dollerama, Shoppers Drug Mart
    • Pantry: Individually wrapped store-bought snacks
    • Household Items: Lysol/disinfectant wipes, Tide Pods, Unscented dryer sheets, pump-style hand soap
    • Specialty Items: Small toys for the Cart Program, adult-size slippers

    Welcome Bag Items:

    • Facial wipes/make-up remover
    • Hairbrushes
    • Lip balm
    • Deodorant
    • Travel size unscented hand lotion
  • RMH Family Room London Wishlist 

    • Packaged Meal Items: Instant Noodles (cups), Instant Kraft Dinner (cups), Large & Small Soup Cans, Tuna and Cracker Kits
    • Grab and Go Snacks:  Individually Packaged Goldfish Snacks, Fruit Cups, Crackers, Microwave Popcorn, Gluten-Free Snacks, Trail Mix, Tortilla Chips, Ranch Dressing, Salsa, Granola Bars, Bear Paws, Pudding Cups, Rice Krispie Squares, Apple Sauce Cups, Fruit Snacks. Pretzels 
    • Misc. Items: Disinfecting Wipes (Lysol), Tide Laundry Pods, Swiffer Wet Jet Mopping Pads, Swiffer Wet Jet Refill Bottles, Reusable Bags 
    • Toiletries: Travel Size Conditioner, Travel Size Shampoo, Travel Size Body Wash, Hairbrushes, Combs, Deodorant, Feminine Pads, Tampons, Nail Clippers, Lip Chap, Travel Sized Shaving Cream, Elastics or Scrunchies, Ear Plugs, Nursing Pads, Adult & Kid Toothbrushes and Toothpaste, Dental Floss
    • Activities/Help Yourself Items: Notebooks, Pens, Teen Items (nail polish, face masks, craft kits, journals, etc. ), LEGO Kits, Playdough, Fidget Toys, Crayons, Pencil Crayons, Markers, Small Stuffed Animals, Small Board Games, Card Games, Decks of Cards, Adult & Kid Colouring & Activity Books, Infant Clothing, Infant Toys, Reusable Water Bottles, Reuseable Travel Mugs, Phone Chargers (Android and Apple), Books for all Ages
    • Handmade Items: Children’s slippers, Adult slippers, Pillowcases, Knitted or Quilted Blankets
    • Clothing:  Unisex Adult Clothing Sizes (XS-4XL): Sweatshirts, Leggings,
      T-shirts, PJs, Socks, Underwear, Shorts, Tank Tops, Flip Flops 


  • How do I drop off donations of items for RMHC-SWO London and Family Room Locations?

    Please make your donations to our London House and/or the Family Room London by delivering items directly to the London House at 741 Base Line Rd East. If you have a large donation or any questions, please contact Deborah Gibbs: | 519.685.3232 x 2558

  • How do I drop off donations of items for RMHC-SWO Windsor Location?

    Please make your donations to RMH Windsor by delivering the items directly to the House, located on the 3rd floor of Windsor Regional Hospital, Met Campus (1995 Lens Ave.) between the hours of 9 am and 5:30 pm. If you have a large donation or need to come in outside the hours of 9 am to 5:30 pm, please contact Stephanie Porritt: | 519-254-5577 ext. 52283