Comfort & Joy


Families staying at our Stanford and San Francisco Ronald McDonald Houses rely on our community to meet every day needs. Your gift of soft pillows, fun toys and self-care items helps them relax and find moments of joy together. Our year-round Comfort & Joy drives create easy opportunities to support families in need! 

Holiday gifts accepted through December 20. Other basic need items and household goods are welcome through December 31.

Important: To protect the health and safety of medically fragile children, all items must be new and unwrapped with original tags and packaging.

How to Give

Corporate & Community Groups

Comfort & Joy is a great way to engage clients and employees in collecting toys and essential goods to make holidays away from home a little easier this holiday season. We provide gifts tags for each highest-need items that can be displayed in your office or distributed to clients and staff members. 

Families & Individuals

  • Check our lists
  • Purchase items from the list
  • Ship or drop-off: For your convenience, you can have items directly shipped to our regional collection site (see address below) or drop items off anytime from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week

Regional Shipping & Drop-off

Use this address is for both Stanford and San Francisco gifts

Comfort & Joy 
c/o RMHC Bay Area
510 Sand Hill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304