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

Items we Accept for our Patients

  • Action figures
  • Baby dolls
  • Barbies
  • Birthday decorations
  • Board Games
  • Books
  • Bouncy seats
  • Bubbles
  • Cars
  • Coloring Books
  • Crayons
  • Dinosaurs
  • DVD’s – new releases (no rated “R” please)
  • Fisher Price medical play kits
  • Fleece blankets
  • Fun socks
  • Fuzzy posters
  • Gift cards (Walmart, Target, Amazon, Best Buy, Game Stop)
  • Glitter glue
  • Hair bows, head bands, flower clips
  • Hand-held electronics
  • Hand-mold kits
  • Hot Wheels
  • Infant clothes
  • Journals
  • Latex free Band-Aids
  • Lego Kits
  • Makeup for teens
  • Male Body spray
  • Manicure kits
  • Markers
  • Mobiles
  • Model cars
  • My Little Pony
  • Nail Polish
  • Nerf Basketball Hoop (for doors)
  • Paint Pens
  • Plastic tea sets
  • Play-Doh kits
  • Play mats
  • Playing Cards
  • Uno Cards
  • Puzzles
  • Rattles and links
  • Remote control cars
  • Slumber buddies
  • Sound Books
  • Sound machine/sound spas
  • Spin Lights
  • Stickers
  • St. Louis Cardinals apparel
  • Teen activity kits
  • Teen jewelry
  • Toddler toys – Little People, music toys, light up toys
  • Tractors
  • Trains
  • Train Tracks/Race Tracks
  • Trucks
  • Underwear (Toddler – Teen sizes)
  • XBOX 360/Playstation 3 games

What Child Life Needs Now
What is Child Life?
Toy Donation Frequently Asked Questions
Amazon Wish List
Amazon Smile Link
Donation Form PDF Download

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