Below is a list of appropriate items we can accept on behalf of our patients and their families. Due to infection control reasons and patient safety, all donations must be clean and brand new. To ensure patient safely and privacy, community members are not permitted to directly distribute items to patient rooms.

If you are looking to host a toy/item drive, click HERE to fill out a quick form for us to contact you so we can provide additional support.
TO DONATE: Please contact Ryan Jennings by phone at 314-678-6622 or email at ryan.jennings@ssmhealth.com

Infant and Toddler Age
  • 1st Birthday Decorations
  • Blankets (new/unused: baby blankets, muslin blankets)
  • Black, White & Red Infant Stimulation Items
  • Board Books and Rhyming Books
  • Chuck & Friends Vehicles
  • Clothes (new/unused)
  • Crib Mirrors
  • Crib Soothers
  • Gerber Hats
  • Gerber Mits
  • Duplo Blocks
  • Fisher Price Laugh & Learn Toys
  • Fisher Price Little People
  • Hair Bows
  • Infant Caps
  • Light-up Toys
  • Links
  • Mamaroo Swings
  • Mobiles (no cloth)
  • Musical Toys
  • Nuby Snuggleez Pacifiers
  • O-Balls
  • Pop-Up Toys
  • Plastic Play/Kick Gym
  • Play Mats
  • Projectors
  • Puzzles (with wooden knobs)
  • Rattles & Shakers
  • Slumber Buddies
  • Socks
  • Sound Books
  • Sound Machine/Sound Spas
  • Summer Infant Sooth and Vibe Portable Soother
  • Teething Rings/Teethers
  • Toddler Toys
  • Toddler Underwear
  • V-Tech Toys
  • WubbaNub Pacifiers
Preschool Age
  • Action Figures
  • Animal Toy Sets
  • Baby Dolls (multi-cultural)
  • Birthday Decorations
  • Blankets (new/unused: characters)
  • Books
  • Bubbles
  • Cars,Trucks and Vehicles
  • Clothes
  • Dinosaurs
  • Duplo Lego Sets
  • DVD’s (Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Doc McStuffins, Paw Patrol, PJ Masks, Bubble Guppies, Peppa Pig, Blaze and The Monster Machines, Curios George, My Little Pony, Elena of Avalor, Sophia the First, Daniel Tiger, Puppy Dog Pals, The Lionguard, Chuggington, any Disney/Pixar movies)
  • Farm Animal Sets
  • Fisher Price Little People
  • Fisher Price Medical Play Kits
  • Hair Bows and Hair Clips
  • Head Bands
  • Hot Wheels
  • Hot Wheel Race Tracks
  • Light Spinners
  • Socks (bright colored, fun, characters)
  • Stickers
  • Stuffed Animals (new/unused)
  • Plastic Tea Sets/Food Sets
  • Play-Doh and Play-Doh Kits
  • Puzzles (board puzzles)
  • Thomas and Friends MINIS
  • Tool Sets
  • Tractors
  • Trains
  • Train Tracks
  • Underwear
  • V-tech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Vehicles and Tracks
School Age
  • Action Figures
  • Balls (light – up, Nerf, sports, squishy, etc.)
  • Barbies (accessories, clothes and dolls)
  • Birthday Decorations
  • Blankets (new/unused: characters, sports)
  • Board Games
  • Books
  • Bubble Sets
  • Card Games (Go Fish, Old Maid, matching, etc.)
  • Cars, Trucks, Vehicles
  • Chapstick
  • Clothes
  • Coloring Books
  • Crayons
  • Detangler
  • Dolls (multi-cultural)
  • Dress-Up Sets
  • DVD’s (new releases)
  • Glitter Glue
  • Glue (bottled and sticks)
  • Hand-Held Electronics
  • Hand Mold Kits
  • Head Bands
  • Imaginext Sets
  • K’Nex Sets
  • Latex Free Bandages
  • Lego Sets
  • Light Spinners
  • Markers
  • Musical Instruments (new - shakers, ukuleles, drums, harmonicas, bells)
  • My Little Pony
  • Nerf Basketball Hoops
  • Nerf Sets
  • Play-Doh and Play-Doh Kits
  • Puzzles
  • Remote Control Cars
  • Sand-Art Kits
  • Socks (bright colored, fun)
  • Stickers
  • Underwear
Teen Age
  • Activity Kits
  • Ball Caps & Hats (St. Louis Blues & St. Louis Cardinals)
  • Birthday Decorations
  • Blankets
  • Board Games (Chess, Dominos, etc.)
  • Body Wash, Spray and Lotions (for males and females)
  • Books
  • Canvas (plain, 8 x 10)
  • Card Games (Uno, Phase 10, Skip Bo, etc.)
  • Clothes
  • Colored Pencils
  • Coloring Books (teen designs for males and females)
  • Cosmetics
  • Cosmetic Bags
  • Craft Kits (for males and females)
  • Deodorant (for males and females)
  • Dry Erase Boards & Markers
  • DVD’s (new releases – no rated “R” please)
  • Fuzzy Posters
  • Gift Cards (Walmart, Target, Amazon, Best Buy)
  • Hair Bands
  • Hair Brushes & Combs
  • Hand-Held Games & Electronics
  • Head Phones
  • Jewelry & Watches
  • Journals
  • Makeup Kits
  • Manicure Kits
  • Model Cars (to assemble)
  • Nail Stickers
  • Nail Polish
  • Paint Pens
  • Pajama Pants
  • Pens (colorful, gel, felt tip)
  • Playing Cards
  • Purses & Wallets
  • Puzzles (100 and 500 piece)
  • Sharpie Permanent Markers
  • Socks & Slippers (for males and females)
  • Louis Cardinals Apparel
  • Louis Blues Apparel
  • Stickers
  • Stress Balls
  • Tablets
  • T-Shirts
  • Underwear
  • Video Games (PS4, no “M” rating please)
Sensory, Special Needs and Distraction Items
  • Chew Sticks/Toys (for patients with special needs)
  • Etch-A-Sketch
  • Fidget Cubes
  • Fidget Spinners
  • Find-Its
  • Hand-Held Electronics
  • I-Spy books
  • Kazoos
  • Light Spinners (globe, mini globe, character-themed)
  • Light Up/Flashing Balls
  • Liquid Motion Timers
  • Lock & Latch Interactive Boards
  • O-Balls
  • Pin Wheels
  • Portable DVD Players
  • Silly Putty
  • Slinkys
  • Sound Minimizing Headphones
  • Spiky Sensory Balls and Rings
  • Squish Balls
  • Stress Balls
  • Rainmakers
  • Water Beads
  • Wedding Bubbles
  • Weighted Blankets

Items we Accept for our Parents

Parent Toiletries

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation happily collects and provides basic toiletries for the inpatient units. We accept donations of the following items (trial size only, and no expired items please):

  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body Soap
  • Lotion
  • Deodorant
  • Tissue packs
  • Combs/brushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Disposable razors
Parent Snack Cart

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation happily accepts donations of the following non-perishable items for the parent snack cart (Only individual serving size packs please)

  • Muffins
  • Rice Krispy treats (original)
  • Chip and pretzel snack bags (regular and baked)
  • Cookies
  • Fun-size chocolate
  • Hostess / Little Debbie snack items
  • Protein and granola bars
  • Packaged nuts and trail mix
  • Mint gum
  • Individual peanut butter packs
Parent Activities

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation happily accepts donations of the following activities for our parents who are staying in the hospital with their child.

  • Adult Coloring Books
  • Colored Pencils
  • Crossword, Sudoke, word find or puzzle books
  • Canvases (various sizes)
  • Acrylic paints

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Items we Accept for our Patients