Donate Items or Services

What Kinds of Items or Services Can You Donate?

We accept many types of in-kind gifts, from simple gifts of soap or toothpaste to new toys, airline miles, household items, postage, services like printing or shipping, or entertainment opportunities for our children and families.

In-kind gifts allow us to focus our budget on the most critical, day-to-day needs of the children and families in our care, such as lodging or transportation. Please see our wish list to view our current needs.

Download our Summer 2015 Printable Wish List. 

If you or your company would like to share bulk donations of new goods, seasonal surplus merchandise, or other large-scale contributions, please contact Wini Cudjoe, Director of House Operations, at 212.639.0400 or

You can give families a break from the stress of cancer treatment by offering them a memorable night out. We gratefully accept gifts of unused tickets to sporting events, the theater, museums, or other special events.

For more information on how to donate tickets to the House Seats Program, please contact Althea Alvarez, Program Manager, at 212.639.0100 or

It’s easy to donate a vehicle to Ronald McDonald House New York. We’ve partnered with Vehicles for Charity to accept most vehicles, including cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, and RVs — whether the vehicle is running or not.

Just fill out this form or contact Elvis Herbine at 212.639.0114 or We’ll arrange to pick up or tow your vehicle for free.

Your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Individual tax situations vary, so please check with your tax professional to determine what tax benefit you may receive from this donation. Ronald McDonald House New York will receive 80 percent of the net proceeds from the sale of your vehicle.

Your donation will help Ronald McDonald House New York provide a “home away from home” for children and families battling pediatric cancer.

Most major airlines make it possible to donate your frequent flyer miles to 501(c)(3) charities like Ronald McDonald House of New York.

To donate your airline miles to Ronald McDonald House New York, please contact your airline’s frequent flyer program manager. For other questions regarding your donation of miles, please contact Joseph Guidetti, Chief Financial Officer, at 212.639.0100 or


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