This year, for the safety of the children and families, volunteers, and donors, the House is encouraging people to purchase gifts online and ship them directly to the House.

Amazon Wish List

Target Charity Registry

Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota
850 2nd St. SW
Rochester, MN 55902

The Needs List includes items we currently need to help make our House a welcoming home.

Thank you for thinking of the children and families at the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester! Following a best practice change to ensure the health and well-being of the children, the House is no longer able to accept the following items:

  • new or used plush items, such as stuffed animals and Beanie Babies
  • used toys
  • used books
  • open scrapbooking and craft supplies
  • unused or leftover fabric
  • furniture
  • artwork
  • medical equipment

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thanks again for thinking of the House!

Due to the health concerns of the children staying at the House, items donated cannot be homemade and need to be brand new, unexpired and in original packaging. If you are purchasing paper goods, please consider purchasing eco-friendly or biodegradable paper materials.

The House also has an Amazon Wish List and Target Charity Registry. The House encourages you to shop local or online through AmazonSmile – if you select Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota, as your charity of choice, AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of eligible purchases to the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, MN. Items can be shipped to the address listed below.


Needs List item donations can be dropped off at the front desk, seven days a week, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota
850 Second St. SW
Rochester, MN 55902

Please call (507) 282-3955 if you have any questions.