Ronald McDonald House of Knoxville needs supplies

Ronald McDonald House of Knoxville needs supplies – this will help keep the RMHC running. Below is a list of items needed, their wish list! #RMHC

Ronald McDonald House of Knoxville needs supplies

Ronald McDonald House of Knoxville needs supplies - this will help keep the RMHC running. Below is a list of items needed, their wish list! #RMHC

Pretty Much they need everything that your house would need but 15 times as much. As they help many people. To sum it up, they help families with a child, age 21 years or younger, who does not reside within Knox Co that is receiving medical treatment at any area hospital. Each house is furnished with a private bedroom, bathroom, play areas, and fully stocked kitchens.

Again this wish list is for the Knoxville, TN location.

Ronald McDonald House of Knoxville needs supplies (Their Wish List)

We need everything that your house needs…Times Fifteen

Keeping our House stocked with basic home necessities requires a lot of donated food and supplies. With two houses that serve as many as 65 people at a time, our supplies are varied and massive. Here is a partial list of the items that we need on a regular basis.

IMMEDIATE NEED:  In order to  serve more families at this time we are in the need of 4  mini refrigerators to be put in the bedrooms. Below is a picture and specifications of what we have found works best for us. Please call the House (865-637-7474) if you can help with this need or with any questions.

  • Galanz 1.7 Cu ft Single Door Mini Fridge GL17BK, Black

Product Highlights

  • Color: Any
  • 1.7 Cu. Ft. capacity
  • Product Dimensions: 19.09″ L x 17.48″ W x 19.49″ H
  • Package Dimensions: 20.98″ x 19.29″ x 22.05″
  • Single Door
  • 1 wire shelf, slide-out
  • Compressor with R600a coolant
  • Half-Width Chiller
  • Reversible Door
  • Mechanical Thermostat
  • 2 adjustable leveling legs
  • D.O.E. Energy Efficient

IMMEDIATE NEED: We are in the need of 2 new washers and 2 new dryers.  One of the services we offer our families is free laundry & related supplies – all at no charge.  So, you can imagine the wear and tear on our washers & dryers!  If you are interested in pursuing one of these items, please contact the House first to make sure of measurements, etc. (865) 637-7475.

IMMEDIATE NEED: Our House also is in need of 2 new dehumidifiers.  Call us at (865) 637-7475 with any questions

Cleaning Supplies
Dryer Sheets • Liquid & Powdered Bleach • Shout-Stain Remover • Dishwasher Detergent • Lysol Disinfectant Spray • Dry Swiffer Mop Refills • Swiffer duster refills • Garbage Bags (small, kitchen, lawn, & leaf)

Household Supplies (These are items that we always need)

Immediate Needs – Bottled Water, Pots & pans (any size), phone cards, battery tester, AAA batteries, AA batteries, C batteries, & DVD players; and an APC Uninterrupted power supply for camera/computer systems.

Paper Towels • Heavy Duty Paper Plates • Air Fresheners (no floral scents) • LED Light Bulbs (equivalent to 40, 60, or 75 watt – candle base 25w)

Perishable Foods
Fresh vegetables (i.e. celery, tomatoes, green peppers, onions, cucumbers) for salads • Cheese Slices • Parmesan or grated cheese • Bread • Butter • Eggs • Breakfast Meats • Sandwich Meats • Meats — WE DO HAVE A FREEZER!

Miscellaneous Food
Coffee Creamer • Cooking Spray • Condiments (mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard) • Flour • Granulated Sugar • Brown Sugar • Powdered Sugar


Office Supplies
8 1/2 x 11 Copy Paper • File Folder Labels • 3/4” Clear Tape • Postage Stamps

Miscellaneous Needs
Gift Cards: Walmart, Target, Food City, Kroger, Lowe’s, Home Depot, ACE Hardware • Fuel Cards

No pre-paid credit cards please!

To check on other immediate needs,
call the House at
(865) 637-7475

Download their list here.

Ronald McDonald House of Knoxville needs supplies and I am sure your local RMHC does too! Check with your local Ronald McDonald House for their specific needs, wish lists, and wants to help them out. The list can be subject to change as needs are met and/or needs come up.

Another place you can help is a women’s shelter in Jefferson County, Samaritan House.

The list for RMHC Knoxville is as of November 26, 2020.

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