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

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Provide Comfort & Joy This Holiday Season

Organize a team to donate wish list items to for critically ill children

Comfort & Joy is our biggest donation drive of the year

Rally your co-workers, customers, and community to collect toys, basic need items, and household goods to make holidays away from home a little easier for sick children and their families.

Planning for COVID-19

Comfort & Joy offers an impactful opportunity to support families in need! Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year may look different. But we know the creativity and care of people like you will make it a fun, safe holiday activity for everyone.

Ways to Participate

  • Purchase wish lists items and send them directly to our regional location. Staff will wrap and distribute gifts and stock basic need items across our locations.
  • Organize a Comfort & Joy wrapping party
    • Ask your group to bring wish list items and get creative by wrapping items for families
    • NOTE: since families will need to know what item is inside, please wrap each item individually and snap a picture of the item to attach to the present
    • Add a personal touch by including a holiday wishes
    • Take pictures and tag us on social media @RMHCBayArea #ComfortAndJoy
    • Contact us to organize a social distanced drop-off of wrapped presents
  • Let us do the shopping for you! If you’ve already got a million things going on, you can donate gift cards to stores like Target, Walmart, and Safeway for families and/or make a direct donation online:

If you have any questions or would like more information, please reach out to our Volunteer and Community Relations Manager, Uriel Valencia at

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Sign-up for Comfort & Joy

If you’re interested in participating and want to know what we need the most, please click the button below and fill out the form. When planning, keep in mind that we will be accepting through December 20.

Shopping Online?

Don’t forget to select us as your charity on AmazonSmile!

Select RMHC Bay Area as your charity of choice on AmazonSmile, and Amazon will donate a percentage of your purchase to RMHC Bay Area.

Donating your vehicle this holiday?