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

  • 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 black – 26 in. x 33.5 in.
  • Garbage bags Industrial Drum Bags – 35 in x 47.5 in.
  • Garbage bags Clear Trash Bags – 31 in x 45.5 in.
  • Liquid hand soap (refill size)
  • Windex
  • Vinegar
  • Small Ice Machine
  • Medium and large Tupperware containers
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Step stools for the rooms for kids to reach the sink

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)
  • Kitchen utensils (i.e. spatulas, serving spoons, etc.)
  • Plastic (Ziploc) bags (medium, large or XL sizes & freezer bags)
  • Metal Electric Kettle
  • Toaster (4 slot)
  • Disposable coffee cups/lids
  • Disposable spoons and forks
  • Medium and large Rubbermaid containers for food storage.

Baking Supplies

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

  • Butter (1 lb unsalted)
  • Sugar (dark brown, white, and icing)
  • Skor bits
  • Cocoa powder
  • Vanilla (pure)
  • White chocolate chips
  • Flour
  • Lemon pie filling
  • Jell-O
  • Tart shells (frozen)

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

Contact

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 Allie at:
aacker@rmhcsca.org or 403-240-3000 ext. 113.