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Child Life Donations

Child Life at HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital is supported 100% by donations. We welcome the opportunity to assist those who wish to donate to Child Life through planned gifts, annual gifts, memorials and/or tribute gifts or with items from our wish list. There are many ways to make a gift!


Child Life Wish List

Donation guidelines

  • Due to strict infection control purposes, all donated items must be new and unwrapped.
  • We do not accept latex balloons, food items or candy. Please no toys with guns or swords.
  • In order to ensure patient safety and abide by patient confidentiality regulations, gifts cannot be delivered directly to patients by the donor(s).

How to donate
Thank you for thinking of Child Life and our patients!

There are two ways you can donate wish list items to Child Life at HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital.

  1. Click here to donate wish list items online.
  2. Call (920) 433-8641 or email to get in contact with a Child Life Specialist at HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital, who you can discuss drop off locations and times available. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Our biggest needs:
  • Latex-free Band-Aids (fun, colorful, and/or character; not antibacterial)
  • Stat strip adhesive Band-Aids
  • Crayola Model Magic (4 oz. packets)
  • Light up spinners
  • Squeeze balls
  • USBs
  • Teen items: apparel, body works, movies, games, etc.
  • $5-$10 café gift cards (HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital)
  • Flavored chap-sticks
  • Mama-roo covers
  • Nintendo Switch games (E for Everyone)
  • Gearation Magnetic Board (John Deere version)
  • Playskool Explore ‘N Grow Busy Gears
Program needs:
  • Lift and flip books
  • Recordable devices from Build-A-Bear (without prerecorded sounds)
  • Bath and Body lotion sets
  • Shampoo and conditioner sets
  • $3-5 gift cards/ Gas cards  G, PG, PG-13 Movies
  • Musical, light up infant toys
  • Paw-patrol toys
  • Little People toys and cars
  • Train or construction sets
  • Toddler shape sorters
  • Medical play sets
  • Lego sets
  • Shopkins toys
  • Infant teethers
  • I Miss You book by Pat Thomas
  • Pinwheels
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