#WishlistWednesday

We hope everyone has had a great time getting ready for back-to-school...now that all that shopping is over, how about a little Wish List shopping for the Family Rooms? :) 

Teresa Richardson's team from Henkel brought a generous donation of laundry detergent to the Family Room in Rogers this week! 

Teresa Richardson's team from Henkel brought a generous donation of laundry detergent to the Family Room in Rogers this week! 

The Family Room® at Mercy NWA in Rogers is needing:

  • Milk
  • Fresh fruit (apples, oranges, bananas)
  • Individual frozen meals
  • SweetNLow packets
  • Women's hygiene products (tampons & pads)
  • Breast pads

The Family Room® at Mercy in Fort Smith is needing:

  • Scentys
  • Paper towels
  • Bottled water
  • Individual toothbrushes
  • Large to-go containers
  • Standard size pillow protectors  
  • Canned soda
  • Snack items
  • Lunch meat
  • Gift cards

For large quantities, please call ahead!
Fort Smith: 479-314-8030
Northwest Arkansas: 479-338-491

Construction begins TODAY!!

Construction on our first Ronald McDonald House officially begins today! 

The new House will be located on the fourth floor of the Women and Infant's Center, through those windows just below our sign!

The new House will be located on the fourth floor of the Women and Infant's Center, through those windows just below our sign!

The House will be Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkoma's fourth program, joining our CareMobile and our Family Rooms in Rogers and Fort Smith.

Signarama NWA installing our sign on the new Washington Regional Medical Center tower.

Signarama NWA installing our sign on the new Washington Regional Medical Center tower.

Our Capital Campaign goal for the House is $1,000,000. At this time, we are close to 80% funded! There are still several naming opportunities available for anyone wishing to be a founding donor.

We hope to be open by mid-December of this year.

We hope to be open by mid-December of this year.

For information on being a founding donor, or to inquire about hard hat tours, contact Director of Development Lauren Cardwell at lauren@rmhcofarkoma.org. Donations of up to $5,000 can also be made online here

#WishlistWednesday

The week is already off to a wonderful start...let's keep the momentum going!

Advisory Council member Ruth Keeley dropped off this awesome collection of toys to help celebrate the NWA Family Room's 3rd Anniversary on Monday! Our favorite is the "doctor's play set"!

Advisory Council member Ruth Keeley dropped off this awesome collection of toys to help celebrate the NWA Family Room's 3rd Anniversary on Monday! Our favorite is the "doctor's play set"!

The Family Room® at Mercy NWA in Rogers is needing:

  • Individual & Family Size Frozen Meals
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Milk (1-2 gallons)
  • Fresh Fruit (apples, oranges, bananas, etc.)
  • Lunchables
  • Small Trash Bags
  • Swiffer Wet-Jet Cleaning Solution 
  • Plastic Silverware (spoons & forks)
  • To-Go Coffee Cups
  • Napkins

    The Family Room® at Mercy in Fort Smith is needing:

    • Canned Soda
    • Juice 
    • Popcorn 
    • Little Debbies
    • Scentsys 
    • Pads
    • Breast Pads
    • Q-tips
    • Liquid Fabric Softener

    For large quantities, please call ahead!
    Fort Smith: 479-314-8030
    Northwest Arkansas: 479-338-491

      #ShareAMealMonday

      July Share-A-Meal dates are now open! 

      Organizations and individuals make a big difference in our programs in a variety of ways, including "Pop Tab" donations! The Arkansas Extension Homemakers Council from University of Arkansas recently donated this HUGE collection of pop tabs to the Family Room in Fort Smith. 

      Organizations and individuals make a big difference in our programs in a variety of ways, including "Pop Tab" donations! The Arkansas Extension Homemakers Council from University of Arkansas recently donated this HUGE collection of pop tabs to the Family Room in Fort Smith. 

      Open SAM dates for the FSM Family Room:

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      Please contact FSM Family Room Program Manager Emma Johnson by calling 479-314-8030 or by email to book a Share-A-Meal date.

      Open SAM dates for the NWA Family Room:

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      Please contact NWA Family Room Program Manager Jacqueline Gibson by calling 479-338-4911 or by email to book a Share-A-Meal date.

      Click here for more information on our Share-A-Meal program, or here for other ways you can get involved with Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Arkoma.

      #ShareAMealMonday

      Just one date available for June in NWA, and four in FSM! 

      Rachel Fields, Red Shoe Shindig 2016 committee member, with donations she brought for Share-A-Meal and Wish List to Fort Smith last week.

      Rachel Fields, Red Shoe Shindig 2016 committee member, with donations she brought for Share-A-Meal and Wish List to Fort Smith last week.

      Open SAM dates for the FSM Family Room:

      Please contact FSM Family Room Program Manager Emma Johnson by calling 479-314-8030 or by email to book a Share-A-Meal date.

      Open SAM dates for the NWA Family Room:

      Please contact NWA Family Room Program Manager Jacqueline Gibson by calling 479-338-4911 or by email to book a Share-A-Meal date.

      Click here for more information on our Share-A-Meal program, or here for other ways you can get involved with Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Arkoma.