Wishlists

The Ronald McDonald House of Iowa City and the Ronald McDonald Family Rooms at St. Luke’s Hospital and UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital all accept in-kind gifts such as household cleaning products, individually wrapped snacks, paper products, gift cards, and much more. Food, cleaning, and household items on the following lists will be used to stock the Ronald McDonald House of Iowa City as well as the Ronald McDonald Family Rooms. Gift items on lists below will be used to stock our Toy Closet as well as gifts for kids and teens staying at our facilities.  To find a complete list of acceptable in-kind gifts, please download a copy of our Wish List or check out our Amazon List!

What We Need

Household Items:

  • Tide or All Free and Clear Laundry Pods (HE)
  • Scent Free Dryer Sheets
  • Swiffer Wet Jet refills: Pads and Solution
  • Paper Towels
  • Leather Wipes
  • Multi-surface Pledge
  • Plastic Utensils (especially forks)
  • First Class Postage Stamps
  • Paper bowls
  • Batteries

Toiletries

  • Deodorant
  • Tooth Brushes and Tooth Paste
  • Tampons and Feminine Pads
  • Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Body Lotion
  • Body Wash
  • Liquid Hand Soap

Food items:

  • Individually Wrapped Snacks (Granola Bars, Fruit Snacks, Trail Mix, Pop Tarts, Nuts, Chips, Cookies, Juice boxes)
  • Individually Wrapped Cups/Packets
    (Fruit Cup, Applesauce, Pudding)
  • Ready Microwave Meals
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Baby Food
  • Bottled Water
  • Hot Chocolate Packets

Items For Our Families:

  • Family DVDs – Blue rays (New) (G or PG)
  • Xbox 360 & Xbox One Family Games (Rated E)
  • Iowa Hawkeye Athletic Event Tickets
  • New Toys – Must be in original packaging (No Puzzles, Matchbox Cars, or Coloring Books please)
  • Gift Cards
    (Target, Walmart, Hy-Vee, Casey’s, Area Restaurants, Visa)
  • New Fleece Tie Blankets

**Please note: due to the sensitive lungs of many of the children staying at RMHC, we request items come from a smoke free environment, especially fabric items and toys.