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Other Ways to Help

There are other ways to give to RMHC-NM that don’t require our supporters to purchase anything directly for the House. These include our Pop-Tab program, vehicle donations, Round Up for RMHC, and more.

Pop Tabs

Collect Pop Tabs at home, work, school, or in your community, then drop the tabs off at Ronald McDonald House, and we’ll be happy to recycle them for you. If you live out of town, you may also recycle the tabs yourself and donate the proceeds to the House.

Please note: many manufacturers of soup, pet food, etc., are now using steel cans with pull tabs. The steel tabs are not a part of this recycling program – only aluminum tabs. Not sure how to tell? Steel tabs stick to a magnet, but aluminum tabs will not.

Collect Pop Tabs in any easy-to-empty container – zip lock bags or coffee cans work well, but not milk or juice jugs. RMHC Pop Tab Collection Houses are also available.

THANK YOU to all the schools that have participated in our Pop Tab Collection Contest over the years. RMHC-NM is no longer sponsoring a school contest, but you can still help support our families by collecting aluminum tabs and bringing them to the Yale House at 1011 Yale Blvd NE or by taking them directly to Rudy’s Recycling at 1224 2nd Street, NW, Albuquerque. (Rudy will donate the funds from your donation directly to RMHC-NM.)

Round Up for RMHC

Every time you visit McDonald’s, you can support RMHC-NM programs by choosing to: Round-Up for RMHC when you place your order on the kiosk or asking the crew to Round-Up your order to the nearest dollar, by selecting a fixed donation to RMHC-NM in the McDonald’s Mobile App or you can drop spare change in any of the RMHC Donation Boxes in restaurants or drive-thru.

Host a Fundraiser

RMHC of New Mexico is fortunate to be part of a vibrant community of individuals, schools, businesses and groups interested in hosting fundraisers throughout the year. The funds raised help provide the necessary services and support for families who turn to us for a “home-away-from-home.” For more information, call Melissa at 505-515-3037 or email mgomez@rmhc-nm.org.

Vehicle Donations

Donate your vehicle, boat or RV and receive the maximum tax deduction allowed by the IRS and help our families. For more information visit careasy.org.

Sponsor an Event

Amazon Smile

Shop at smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to us —no fees, no extra cost. You simply need to select Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping.

Smith’s Community Rewards

Register your Smith’s rewards card and your purchases will begin earning funds for our organization. You may verify your enrollment or selected charity by going to www.smithsfoodanddrug.com/Inspire view My Account.

United Way

Offers a variety of options for you to support our work, whether through your employer, the web, planned giving, or a donation of stock. Find your Local United Way here: https://www.unitedway.org/find-your-united-way/

Combined Federal Campaign

The official workplace giving campaign of the federal government allowing federal employees and retirees to pledge monetary support and volunteer time. Find your Local CFC here: https://givecfc.org/home

Legacy Giving

With a little planning, you can leave a legacy of love for children who are battling a life-threatening illness. We created the Security Blanket Society at Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico to honor and thank those who make a planned gift of a charitable bequest in their will, a gift of life insurance, life income gifts, or retirement and pension gifts. These generous supporters help ensure that seriously ill children and their families will have a “home-away-from-home” when they come to Albuquerque for treatment — for years to come!

For more information, visit Legacy Giving, or contact Jessica Wright, CEO, at (505) 842-8960 or jessica@rmhc-nm.org.