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Ways to Give

Explore ways to make a meaningful impact through your giving. All contributions make a significant difference in supporting critically ill children and their families.

DONATE

RMHC of the Southwest provides families with the ability to stay close to their child when they are receiving medical care through our Ronald McDonald House in Lubbock, our four Ronald McDonald Family Rooms, and various additional support programs. Your financial support allows us to continue to serve these families.

Use the link below to make a one-time donation or set up a recurring donation. You can also use the form to make a donation in honor or in memory of someone.

DONATE

GIVING THROUGH YOUR WILL

Have you already included a gift in your will or trust? Please fill out this form to let us know! We would love to thank you for your generosity.

GIFT INTENT FORM

A simple bequest in your will is a great way to make a gift that you might not otherwise be able to give. Make a gift today that will support critically ill children and their families, for generations to come.

We’ve partnered with FreeWill to make it simpler than ever to create your legal will, and start your legacy with Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Southwest in the process. If you need to put an up-to-date plan in place, you can create your legal will for free using this trusted resource from FreeWill.

GIVE THROUGH YOUR WILL

IRA GIVING

If you are over 70.5, giving from your IRA helps you reduce your taxable income — and for those who must take a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD), and an IRA gift is a simple way to fulfill it while supporting critically ill children and their families.

We have invested in a secure IRA donation tool to make it easier than ever to give to Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Southwest directly from your IRA, and receive tax benefits. It only takes a few minutes to use, and will auto-complete your paperwork for you.

GIVE FROM MY IRA

STOCK GIVING

Many of our donors are switching to stock donations to save on two types of taxes as they make an immediate impact for the children and families we serve. To help you donate your stock in a few minutes online, we have invested in this secure stock donation tool.

DONATE MY STOCK

If you would prefer to make your donation through your broker, access our transfer information here to notify Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Southwest of your generosity, so that we can thank you!

RECYCLING

You’re not only assisting us to help others in need, but also helping the environment!

With a recycling rate of 57.4 percent, aluminum cans are the most recycled of all beverage containers. Producing a can with recycled content requires 95 percent less energy than making that same can out of raw material. This in turn conserves energy, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and saves money.

Please bring your aluminum cans and pop tabs to RMHC.

Thanks for helping Ronald McDonald House Charities by raising funds through aluminum recycling!

DONATE A VEHICLE

Donate your car, truck, boat or RV to RMHC of the Southwest “Where Cars Help Kids!”

If you think that old car in the driveway isn’t worth much, we would like to turn that thinking around.

By donating your car, truck boat or RV to us, you can help families of seriously ill children in our area. And on top of that, you can claim a tax deduction for your charitable donation. We’ll even come pick up your vehicle at no charge.

WISH LIST

View Our Amazon Wishlist!

We need a lot of the same items you need at your house, only in larger quantities.

Here is our Wish List of needs:

  • Kitchen: Paper Towels, Plates & Bowls, Trash Bags, Plastic Forks & Spoons, Foil, Press-n-Seal, Ziploc Storage Bags, Storage Containers w/Lids, Disposable Gloves for Food Handling
  • Bathroom: Toilet Paper, Facial Tissue, White Hand Towels & White Bath Towels
  • Cleaning: Clorox Disinfectant Wipes, Lysol Disinfectant Spray, Air Freshener, Furniture Polish, All Purpose Cleaner, Spray Way Cleaner
  • Baby Items: Receiving Blankets
  • Toiletries: Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Dental Floss, Q-Tips, Deodorant, Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash, Lotion, Razors, Hand Sanitizer
  • Laundry Room: Bleach, Detergent-he (any brand), Fabric Softener, Washing Machine Cleaner
  • Snacks: Individually Packaged Snacks such as Granola Bars, Crackers, Peanut Butter Crackers, Cookies, Fruit Roll Ups, Fruit Cups, Pudding Cups, Snack-Size Chip Bags, Snack-Size Peanuts, Trail Mix, Easy Mac Individual Servings, Ramen Noodles, Beef Jerky, Hot Pockets, Canned Tuna, Canned Meat, Juice Boxes, Bottled Water, etc.
  • Food: Coffee, Creamer, Individual Sugar Packets, Cookie Dough
  • Linens: Standard Size…Pillows, Pillow Cases (White), Waterproof Pillow Protectors
  • Office: Postage Stamps, Copy Paper, AAA Batteries
  • Other: Walmart & Target Gift Cards (to purchase above mentioned items)

To help maintain clinical integrity, please make sure that all items are new and in original packaging. Wish list donations can be brought to Ronald McDonald House or Ronald McDonald Family Rooms.

GIVE AT MCDONALD'S

A dime here. A quarter there. It might not seem like much. But when millions give, the amount of those coins add up and help children and families worldwide. Money collected locally – stays local and gives directly into supporting our programs.

The RMHC Donation Boxes are one of our biggest ongoing fundraisers. It’s from people like you filling the Donation Boxes with nickels, dimes and quarters. Last year alone, nearly $25 million was collected worldwide.

Donation boxes are located at all McDonald’s Restaurants.

Just how powerful is the small change dropped into a McDonald’s Donation Box?

If every McDonald’s customer in the U.S. donated a penny every time they visited a McDonald’s, we could collect more than $62 million to support RMHC children and families throughout the country.
A full Donation Box could let a family stay together at a Ronald McDonald House for up to 1 night while their child receives care at a nearby hospital.
A full Donation Box could provide a child with a dental screening in a Ronald McDonald Care Mobile.
Change in the Donation Boxes can give families a place to rest in a Ronald McDonald Family Room, just steps from their child’s hospital bed.

NON-PROBATE ASSETS

Do you have an IRA, 401(k), life-insurance policy, or any other assets not included in your will? If so, these are called non-probate assets and you must plan your beneficiaries for them separately. Use this online tool to make your plans and designate us as a beneficiary of
one or more of these assets.

Beneficiaries Tool

PARTNERSHIPS

Are you looking for a way for your business or organization to make a commitment to “Keeping families close”? Partners of RMHC of the Southwest help with funding day-to-day operations and programs that support families who have a child receiving medical care.

To learn more about partnerships, please contact Traci Cheek, Director of Development, (806)744-8877 or traci@rmhcsouthwest.com.

Partnership Booklet

EVENTS

Fundraising events are a significant part of RMHC’s annual budget. These events allow us to not only celebrate and have fun, but bring awareness of our mission to new people. Support for these events come in many forms ,including: purchasing a ticket to attend the event, becoming a sponsor for an event, and donating auction items or in-kind gifts for the event.

Learn more about our three signature events:

To learn more about our events, please contact Carley Patton, Development Coordinator, at (806) 416-6290 or email cpatton@rmhcsouthwest.com.

HOST A FUNDRAISER

Hosting your own fundraiser for RMHC of the Southwest is a fun way to get your family, friends, and organizations involved. Some ways in which people have hosted a fundraiser include:

  • Hosting a fundraiser on Facebook
  • Donating proceeds from a lemonade stand or bake sale
  • Hosting a “give back” event at a restaurant or retail store
  • Donating proceeds from a golf tournament or run

If you have questions about hosting a fundraiser for RMHC of the Southwest, please contact Carley Patton, Development Coordinator, call (806) 416-6290 or email cpatton@rmhcsouthwest.com.

DONORS

Make a lasting impact and bring joy to families in need by donating today to The Ronald McDonald House.

Donate Online Now!

VOLUNTEERS

Discover the transformative power of volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House, where your time and compassion can make a world of difference in the lives of families in need.

Register to Volunteer!

FAMILIES

Welcome to the Ronald McDonald House, a place where families find solace, support, and a home away from home during challenging times.

Learn How We Serve

Lubbock Offices:

Ronald McDonald House
& Administrative Offices
3413 10th Street
Lubbock, TX 79415
office: 806.744.8877
Ronald McDonald Family Room:
Covenant Children’s Hospital
4000 24th Street
Lubbock, TX 79410
First Floor
office: 806.725.5360
Ronald McDonald Family Room:
University Medical Center
602 Indiana Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79409
2nd Floor
office: 806.775.8826

Permian Basin Office:

Ronald McDonald Family Room:
Medical Center Hospital
500 West 4th Street
Odessa, Texas 79761
2nd Floor
office: 432-221-4010
Ronald McDonald Family Room:
Midland Memorial Hospital
400 Rosalind Redfern Grover Pkwy
Midland, TX 79701
4th Floor
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