Generous donations from organizations, foundations, and individuals allow us to continually pursue our mission. You have the opportunity to change lives; a monetary donation from you means a comfortable bed, a home-cooked meal and peace of mind for sick children and their families.

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Making a home away from home

As you can imagine, it takes a lot to make our House feel like a home-away-from-home for families in need. We are always looking for donations of food, toys, and supplies. Having these items donated offsets many of our costs.

Any donated items can be dropped off or sent directly to The House:

4707 St. Antoine, Suite 200
Detroit, MI 48201

If you would like to donate items to the RMH, but are unsure of what to give, please take a look at our current wishlist:

Big Items


Food & Kitchen Supplies

Keurig K-Cups
Sugar, flour
Cooking oil
Canned soup (any brand type)
Paper plates
Cups and glassses
Plastic Utensils
ZipLoc® bags (all sizes)
Plastic wrap
Take-out containers

Cleaning and Laundry

Dow® bathroom cleaner
Laundry and dishwasher detergent
Fabric softener sheets
Bleach (Color-safe Clorox®)
Comet® cleanser
Air freshener spray
Air fresheners – solids
Glade Plug-Ins® and sprays
Carpet Fresh®
Paper towels

Bedroom & Bathroom

Pillow protectors
Queen and twin size mattress pads
Clock radios
Toilet paper


Newly-released family DVDs
Disposable diapers
Portable cribs
Educational toys

Office Supplies

Batteries – AA, AAA, C, D and 9 volt
Light bulbs – sizes 60, 75 and 3-way
Forever stamps
Avery® Labels (5160 or equivalent)
Copy paper
Pilot Rolling Ball® pens – all colors
Scissors, cellophane tape
Staples and Wite-Out®
Permanent markers – Sharpie® – all colors
Colored file folders

Due to the sanitation and the safety of our families, all items must be new.

Where Donations Go

Your gift makes an impact.

Donations of all types help ease financial burdens, bridge access to health care, and above all- help children heal better and faster. We make sure each donation is used in a way that benefits the mission of the House.

  • A monetary donation can go to covering the cost of a family’s stay. We only ask that families give $10 per night, while the actual cost of a stay is around $195 per night.
  • We incur thousands of dollars of upkeep and renovation costs per year. A donation of money or services can help offset these costs.
  • We also use donations to keep the House stocked with food, toys, and supplies.

No matter the size, the cumulative impact of gifts from our donors allow us to keep our doors open.

Donor Recognitions

A Big Heart-felt Thanks to Our Investors!

Art Van Furniture
The Ryanne Akins Fund
The Carls Foundation
Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Aimee Cowher and Gary Cone
Detroit Medical Center
Detroit Red Wings
Gary Granader
Greektown Hotel and Casino
Milt Greenman and Jenna Wright
Tom and Julie Haggerty
Hamilton Anderson Associates
Teresa and Rick Hernalsteen
Joe Kocur Foundation
Kraemer Design Group
KUKACARES Foundation
Langenberg Family
LA-Z-BOY Furniture
Lingenfelter Family
Jennifer Litomisky and Val Newman
Meijers Corporation
MJS Packaging
Mt. Clemens Eagles
Narens Foundation
Nicholson Family
Kanu Popat & Family
Red Wings Alumni Association
Ronald McDonald House
Charities, Global
Roncelli Inc.
Teresa and Bill Saputo
SEMMOA (Southeastern Michigan McDonalds Owner Operators)
Thad & Robin Szott
Village Green Apartments
Visions of Paradise
WDIV – Channel 4
Zara Creative

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