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Thank you for taking a moment to think of the families staying with us. We rely on donations to keep our facilities running and our pantries stocked.

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View the Wish List for the Ronald McDonald Family Room, Southland Hospital

Donate Goods


Our Christchurch House operates like any home except on a bigger scale. We try to keep our pantries stocked with the basics so families have one less thing to worry about when staying with us. 

Give a Family a Gift for Christmas


Every year we receive many generous donations of Christmas gifts for our families.  This year, Santa’s sleigh is well stocked for some gifts but in need of a top up in others.
Would you like to make Christmas a special time for those who can’t be home this year? We could really use some of these:
  • Gift cards ($10, $20, $25) for families such as gift cards for The Warehouse, Prezzy Card, Supermarket, Movies etc.
  • Gifts for teenagers, Mums and Dads

If you’re giving the gifts in Christchurch, please bring these to 33 Cashel Street in Christchurch, any day (including weekends) between 9am and 5pm.

To be given to families during the Christmas party, please ensure they arrive at the House by 4th December.

If you’re giving the gifts in Invercargill for the Ronald McDonald Family Room, Southland Hospital, please bring them via The Children’s Ward to the Family Room any week day between 9am and 5pm. Please drop off any gifts before 20th December.

We are also in need of a few items for the kitchen pantry to make up snack packs for families, please see the list below:
  • Snack potato chips
  • Snack packs of biscuits
  • Snack size crackers
  • Snack size raisins
  • We are also always in need of petrol, grocery, hardware or department store vouchers.

If you would like to purchase some of these items, please drop them off at the Christchurch House between 9 am – 5 pm any day of the week.  Thank you!

Please note: For health and safety reasons second-hand toys and other household products cannot be accepted.

If you have any questions or would like to deliver your donated goods, please contact us.




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