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 to Child Life at HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital.

  1. Click here to donate 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, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 


Biggest needs
  • New stuffed animals
  • Teenage Boy Gifts (Please see below)
  • Teenage Girl Gifts (Please see below)
  • PJ Max Toys
  • Crayola® Model Magic (4 oz.)
  • ALEX crafts
  • $3-5 gift cards (Wal-Mart Best Buy, McDonald’s, Marcus Cinema, Subway)
  • Lego sets/Lego People (no guns or swords please)
  • Bionicles or Kinex sets
  • Musical, light up infant toys
  • G, PG and PG-13 movies
  • New blankets
  • Shopkins toys
  • PAW Patrol toys
Arts and crafts
  • Wooden frames/boxes
  • Sand art bottles with sand art
  • Fuse beads
  • Plain, white t-shirts or pillowcases
  • Fuzzy coloring poster
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Ceramic house or animals
  • Wooden model kits
  • Teenager coloring books
  • Markers
  • ALEX crafts
  • Holiday crafts
  • Blank Canvas
  • Tie dying kits
  • Be Amazing Insta Worms and Grow Snow science kit (found at The School House/Amazon)
  • Crayons
  • Train or construction sets
  • Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood or The Lion Guard toys
  • Lift and flip books
  • Baby gyms
  • PAW Patrol toys
  • My Little Pony figurines
  • Magna-Tiles
  • Minecraft toys
  • Tool sets; dinosaur sets
  • Little People® toys, cars
  • Toddler shape sorters
  • Hotwheels® Sets
  • Action figures (please no guns or weapons)
  • Snap and play doll sets
  • Princess toys
  • Medical play sets
  • Pustefix Bubble Bears (Amazon)
  • Elf-help books (When your Grandparent/Mom/Dad Dies; Mad/Sad isn’t Bad)
  • “How to Help Children Through a Parent’s Serious Illness” by Kathleen McCue
  • “I Miss You” by Pat Thomas
  • “Where Are You?” by Lori Olivieri
For teens
  • Watches
  • Packer, Brewer, or Badger apparel (socks, slippers, hats, etc.)
  • Bath and Body sets
  • Socks, slippers, scarves, robes
  • Playing cards
  • Pedometers
  • Make your own jewelry kits
  • Games (Scrabble, Monopoly, Cribbage)
For Child Life department
  • Gallon and sandwich Ziplock bags
  • Sippy Cups
  • Recordable devices from Build-A-Bear (without prerecorded sounds)
  • Fun, colorful bandages
  • Large, black permanent markers
  • Glad® Press'n Seal® Wrap
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