During the 911 Gives Hope Holidays toy drive, we collect toys for local hospitals that are treating children. But, there's another need that is just as important. The Ronald McDonald House in Evansville houses families that need a place to stay locally when their kids are being treated. They need basic supplies!

Bedding & Linens

  • Linens – Queen Sheet Sets, Blankets, Fitted Waterproof Mattress Pads, Pack N Play Fitted Sheets, Crib Size Fitted Sheets, Mattress Pads, Pillows, Pillow Cases, (All Bedding Must Be White.) Linens – Bath Towels (White), Hand Towels (White), Washcloths (White)

Cleaning products

  • Vacuum
  • Rubber Gloves
  • High Efficiency Laundry Detergent
  • Liquid Carpet Cleaner for Bissell Machine
  • Stand Up Deep Freezer (No more than 36” wide)
  • Commercial Size Keurig Coffee Maker

Household Items

  • Router (10 or more ports) & Cable
  • 3-6 Commercial Stainless Coffee Dispensers
  • Birdseed – Sunflower Seed
  • Kitchen Aid Mini Chopper
  • Mop – Several needed for: Kitchen & Restrooms
  • Antibacterial Liquid Hand Soap Pumps
  • AA Batteries

Guest Items

  • Wrapping Paper (variety: Christmas, Birthdays)
  • Gift Labels
  • Boppy pillow (with zipper cover)
  • Adult Coloring Books

Fun Things for our Guests

Many of our families will be with us for two or more months, so it’s nice to be able to provide things they can do to help make their stay a little easier. Anything that a family, a couple, or a single parent might enjoy such as:

  • Restaurant Coupons/Gift Cards
  • Passes for area attractions (Gatti Town, Putt Putt, Movie Theatre, Bowling, Children’s Museum, Otters, etc.)
  • Board Games
  • Adult Coloring Books

Food Items

  • Coffee Creamer
  • Splenda
  • K-cups (Keurig brand only)
  • Small bottles of water – 8 oz.
  • Individual Breakfast Items: Fruit Cups, Dry Fruit, Fruit Snack
  • Pouches, Yogurt, Breakfast Bars, Muffins, Little Debbie
  • Honey Buns
  • Breakfast: Frozen Waffles, Pancakes, French Toast, Syrup
  • Individual Fruit Juice Boxes
  • Individual Snack Foods: Protein Bars, Cookies (Oreos, Nutter Butters), Crackers (Goldfish, Peanut Butter, Cheese Crackers), Chips, Candy Bars, Crunchy Granola
  • Bars, Trail Mix
  • Sugar
  • Miracle Whip, Mayonnaise
  • Bread
  • Canned Meats & Fish (Chicken, Turkey, Ham, Tuna)
  • Chef Boyardee
  • Soups & Stews (No Chicken Noodle or Vegetable)
  • Hamburger Chicken & Tuna Helper
  • Nonperishable/ready to eat meals (Mac n Cheese, etc.) Pre-cooked frozen hamburgers
  • Hot Dogs
  • Frozen Pizzas
  • Frozen Meats – Chicken, Ham, Beef (ground meats)

Office Supplies

  • Postage Stamps (Forever)
  • Copy Paper – 8.5 x 11, plain 20 lb Sharpies (black)
  • Dry Erase Markers (black)

If you are interested in preparing a meal, please visit The Ronald McDonald House for additional information.


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