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In-kind Donations 

We are so grateful for your kindness and concern for our patients. If you’re new to this type of donation, you may
be wondering what types of items are appropriate.

Below are a few suggestions. Or you may wish to consult our wish lists at Target and Toys"R"Us. You may also give a cash donation online through the St. Mary’s Foundation and note a particular area or department in the comments.

Contact Kat Davis with questions regarding your donations.

Kat Davis, CCLS
Certified Child Life Specialist
St. Mary's Hospital
700 S. Park St.
Madison, WI 53715
office: (608) 258-6321
email: kat_davis@ssmhc.com

Suggested Donations (new items preferred)
    All Ages
  • Newer release DVDs and CDs (PG13 is ok for our teen patients)
  • Portable DVD players
  • Video games and accessories (Wii, xBox 360)
  • New markers, crayons, colored pencils and glue
  • Art and craft items
  • Stickers
  • Rattles
  • Small radio/CD players
  • Light-up/musical toys
  • Play-Doh
  • Treasure box items (Hot Wheels, stickers, mini-Lego set, Silly Putty, Yo-Yos, nail polish, etc.)
    Infants and Toddlers
  • Crib mirrors and crib toys (all plastic)
  • Small laminated cardboard books
  • Rattles
  • Sensory toys/items
  • Mobiles (all or mostly plastic)
  • Lullaby CDs
  • Floor playmats
    Toddler and Preschool
  • Small containers of Play-Doh
  • Toys with light/sounds
  • Fisher-Price/Playskool toys
  • Duplo blocks
  • Self-adhesive foam sheets (all colors)
  • Stuffed animals
  • Little People toys
  • Plastic figurines (animals, dinosaurs, etc.)
  • Matchbox cars or other trucks

  • Small craft kits
  • Board games and playing cards
  • Building sets (Knex, Lego, Zoobs)
  • Jewelry-making sets
  • Superheroes
  • Doctor kits
  • Play food
  • Doll bottles
  • Teen magazines and books
  • Small craft kits
  • Music CDs
  • Blank journals and sketch books
  • Gift cards (small increments)
    Family Items
  • Gift cards (phone, gas, restaurant, stores)
  • Disposable cameras
  • Small size toiletries (deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo/conditioner, body wash)

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