Wish List

We need your help to provide a happy, healthy, smooth-running home that’s fully stocked with food, toiletries, cleaning supplies and games for the many families that stay with us. We need a lot of the same items you need at your house but only in larger quantities. Our ongoing food and house needs are listed at the bottom of the page and our holiday needs are listed below. If you are interested in providing items for our House in Alaska, we have a different Amazon Wishlist and a list on Target.com. 

Items Especially Needed This Holiday Season (updated 11/17/2016)

Volunteers bring bagged donated goods to the HouseOne of the best ways to support our families during the holidays is by donating items that will make their stay the most comfortable and cozy as possible. This season we need your help to give our families the essentials they need to enjoy meals together, do holiday baking, and more. Many of these items can be easily purchased through our Amazon Wishlist.

  • 7 cubic feet Mini fridges (4)
  • Orek Vacuums (6)
  • Strollers (such as this one)
  • Diaper pails
  • Collapsible baby playards (such as this one)
  • Rubber spatulas
  • Baking sheets, muffin tins
  • Dinner forks, spoons, knives, teaspoons
  • Sets of stainless steel pots and pans (such as these)
  • 18-piece set of white dishes (such as these)
  • Cereal bowls
  • Rubbermaid or Pyrex storage containers
  • Meat thermometers, meat forks
  • Kitchen scissors
  • Ice cream scoops
  • Pizza cutters
  • Potato mashers
  • Whisks
  • Graters
  • Can openers
  • Potato peelers
  • Tongs
  • Knife blocks
  • Slotted spoons, pasta scoopers
  • Measuring cups and measuring spoons
  • We also recommend this set of assorted kitchen gadgets

Other Holiday Items

In-Kind Donations

The House is happy to accept your in-kind donations of much-needed items, labor, services or products but cannot accept used items. All toys and children’s products must be new, unopened, and non-toxic.

Donations can be delivered to the House at: 5130 40th Avenue N.E., Seattle, WA 98105.

Year Round Needs

One of the best ways to support our families during the holidays is by donating items that will make their stay the most comfortable and cozy as possible. is to help us provide a happy, healthy, smooth-running home that's fully stocked with food, toiletries, cleaning supplies and games. We need a lot of the same items you need at your house but only in larger quantities. Our ongoing food and house needs are listed below or you can easily buy an item for us through our Amazon Wishlist.

Pantry Goods

All canned goods should be 16 oz. or smaller; we cannot accept food from personal pantries

  • Canned fruit: peaches, pears, fruit cocktail, pineapple, mandarin oranges
  • Canned meats: salmon, SPAM, chicken, and beef, no tuna needed at this time
  • Top Ramen or Cup-a-Noodle
  • Canned ravioli (like Chef Boyardee)
  • Boxed rice and pasta meal helpers (i.e., Pasta Roni, Hamburger Helper, Rice Roni)
  • Non condensed canned soups: beef, minestrone, vegetable. No chicken noodle needed at this time.
  • Canned chili: regular, turkey, chicken, vegetarian
  • Pasta sauce: alfredo and marinara (14.5 oz. cans)
  • Boxed cereal
  • Snacks: granola/snack bars; fruit cups; fruit snacks; trail mix; raisins; applesauce cups or pouches; individually packaged chips/crackers; microwave popcorn

House needs


Toiletries & Emergency Supplies

  • Full size and travel size shampoo and conditioner
  • Full size and travel size body wash
  • Full size and travel size toothpaste
  • Travel size shaving cream
  • Razors (for men and women)
  • Black umbrellas

Items can be dropped off at the House, at 5130 40th Ave. N.E., Seattle, WA 98105.

If you have questions, please call us at (206) 838-0609.
Thank you for your support!


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At Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western Washington & Alaska, we support seriously ill children and their families. At the Seattle House, we provide a "home-away-from-home" to help families through a difficult time. We also provide a van service for families staying in Anchorage while their children receive medical care. Our IRS tax number or EIN is: 91-1061043.

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Phone: 206.838.0600

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