RMHC Dayton serves families 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year with a small staff. You are critical in our efforts to ensure the House and Family Room continue to be a place of respite for our families.
Support our annual fund:
If you are able, please consider a monetary donation to help ensure the viability of our programs. No gift is too small and all donations stay local.
Donations may be made here
Workplace Donation Matching:
Many corporations have programs to allow employees to give back to the communities they live in. In some cases, these programs can allow you to double your donation to RMHC Dayton! The donations can usually be set up as an automatic payroll deduction.
See workplace donation matching in action here
Host a Fundraiser:
Anyone can host a fundraiser! Whether you are an individual, group of friends, school, company, or community group, your support can make a powerful impact for RMHC Dayton.
See examples of past fundraisers groups have organized
Individuals and groups can volunteer their time when it is most convenient for them. Activities include cooking meals as a part of our Hot Meal Program, stocking, cleaning, painting and more. Group volunteering is currently suspended due to COVID-19.
See individual volunteering opportunities here
Shop to support:
Several businesses have programs that donate a portion of sales to a charity of your choice. These include Amazon Smile, Target, Dorothy Lane Market’s Good Neighbor Program, Kroger Community Rewards and Coin Up, among others.
We depend on the generous support of our community to help keep our pantries and cupboards stocked for our families. We invite local businesses, groups, and organizations to help us meet this critical need by becoming a Pantry Partner.
Learn how to become a Pantry Partner here
Serve a Hot Meal:
RMHC Dayton is once again welcoming volunteer groups to serve a meal for our families. You set the menu and provide the ingredients. If cooking isn’t your forte, you can also have a meal catered.
Learn how to get involved in our Hot Meal program here
By providing items from our Wishlist, you are helping to provide our guest families with a well stocked, clean, and happy “home” to retreat to after their long days at the hospital.
Read our donation guidelines here
Give at McDonald’s
Your change has the power to change lives for families of sick and injured children at the donation boxes inside McDonald’s and through the Round-Up program. Ask the cashier to, ‘Round-Up for RMHC’ and your extra change will come to us. For example, if the total is $3.25 and you round up, the total will be $4 with 75 cents going to RMHC Dayton.
Learn more about our partnership with McDonald’s here
Check out our Community Engagement Guide for all of the other wonderful ways you can support families of hospitalized children!