Thank you for your interest in supporting our House though a gift in kind.

We are always in need of supplies to restock our pantry, supply closet and linen closet. Our wish list is updated regularly in order to make sure we meet the needs of our families in our House and our Family Rooms.

***Our greatest wish list item is “Grab ‘n Go Snacks” like granola bars, Rice Krispie bars, or Goldfish snack packs. Families on the go between appointments or in our Family Rooms at CHEO are so grateful for those quick helpful snacks.***

Please Keep in Mind

In order to protect the children that stay at our house whom may have weakened immune systems, we do not accept any used toys or clothing.

We ask that you please arrange a delivery time by calling 613-737-5523 and confirm with our office a date and time of arrival. We want to make sure that we have someone available to greet you, give you a tour (if requested) and give our thanks.

We do not have the resources to pick up your in kind gift donation. Please note that our two Family Rooms are not able to use nut products, scented items, microwave popcorn, home cooking or previously enjoyed toys/stuffed animals or dishes. We are no longer accepting pop tabs at RMHC Ottawa.

Community Pantry

  • Canned and other non-perishable items
  • Apple Sauce/ Fruit Cups
  • Breakfast bars
  • Bread and pastries
  • Cereal
  • Cookies and Crackers
  • Granola Bars
  • Juice boxes
  • Flour, sugar, spices, vinegar
  • Cooking oil, margarine, butter
  • Individually wrapped snacks
  • Jello
  • Pudding packs
  • Soup
  • Cup of soup/Instant noodles
  • Kraft Dinner
  • Yogurt

House and Family Room supplies

  • Napkins & paper plates/bowls & stir sticks
  • Hand towels; dish towels, tea towels
  • Laundry Detergent/ liquid & dryer sheets (preferably unscented)
  • Toiletries: hair elastics, combs, disposable razors, feminine hygiene products, toothbrushes, travel size deodorant, toothpaste & body wash

Give the gift of a Gift Cards

  • Grocery stores
  • Pharmacies
  • Restaurants
  • Department stores
  • Gas cards
  • Food delivery service gift cards
  • Movie theaters, local attractions and events
  • Itunes, toy stores, Chapters/Indigo

Family Room Specific donations

  • Adult socks
  • Craft supplies
  • Magazines (recently dated, previously enjoyed) subscriptions can be mailed to; Ronald McDonald Family Room, 407 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON. K1H 8M8