Our Wish List

We rely on donations of items from our Wish List to help to keep costs low so that we can continue to provide a home away from home for the hundreds of families that come through our doors each year. These items, which include baking supplies, toiletries, crafts and recreation materials, and pick-me-up gifts, go a long way in helping to accommodate our families and make them feel at home while they are here.

Around the House

  • Calgary Transit tickets (books of 10)
  • High chair (wipeable plastic NOT fabric)
  • High-efficiency unscented liquid laundry detergent
  • Unscented fabric softener
  • Unscented dryer sheets
  • Garbage bags white – 50.8 cm x 49.5 cm
  • Garbage bags Industrial Drum Bags – 35 in x 47.5 in.
  • Garbage bags Clear Trash Bags – 31 in x 45.5 in.
  • Small Ice Machine

In the Kitchen

  • Individual single-serving milk – white and chocolate (we use approximately 220 per week)
  • Cheese strings (100 per week)
  • Yogurt cups – individual containers (70 per week)
  • Disposable coffee cups/lids
  • Plastic Spoons
  • Extra Large plastic containers containers for leftovers
  • Plastic bags (Ziploc) in snack-size and large 

Baking Supplies

To be used by our volunteer bakers who help make our families feel at home.

  • Butter (1 lb unsalted)
  • Flour (10kg bags or larger)
  • Eggs
  • Raisins & Craisins
  • White chocolate chips (& specialty chips such as SKOR, butterscotch, etc.)
  • Canola Oil
  • Oil Spray (regular)
  • Rolled Oats (Quick Oats)
  • Tart shells (frozen)
  • Cupcake liners (regular size)
  • Packaged Icing

Gifts for Babies

  • Play mats
  • Walking toys
  • Stroller toys
  • Developmental toys
  • Baby monitors
  • Baby books
  • Preemie clothes
  • Bottle warmers
  • Baby bath items

Gifts for Children

  • Child toys (Fisher Price, Disney, LOL Surprise Dolls, Barbies, StarWars, Paw Patrol, Super Hero, etc.)
  • Sports Paraphernalia
  • Video Games
  • Bluetooth Speakers
  • Headphones
  • iPods

Gifts for Parents

  • Coffee/tea mugs
  • To-go mugs (with NO LOGO please)
  • Baseball caps (not sports-related)
  • Bath & Body products (face masks, lotions, etc.)
  • Socks
  • Gift certificates & gift cards


For more information, please call our front desk at 403-240-3000. In order for our team to best assist you, please schedule a date to drop your items off. To schedule a drop-off date in Calgary, please contact call the front desk or email  development@rmhcsca.org.