Donate to Child Life

Your donations of toys, games or other activities may be just what the doctor ordered!

At SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, the purpose of the Child Life Department is to advocate for the psychosocial, developmental, emotional and educational needs of all our patients and families. Child Life Specialists strive to create a supportive environment, while helping empower patients and their families to make decisions affecting their care.

Donations may be dropped off at the following location
anytime between 8 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday.

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Foundation

(one block west of the hospital)
3800 Park Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110

Due to infection control reasons and patient safety, all donations must be clean and brand new.

Additionally, we cannot accept the following items:

  • Crocheted or knitted items such as blankets, hats, headbands
  • Handwritten or homemade cards and other paper craft items
  • Food, beverages, or candy
  • Products containing latex
  • Guns, swords, or other violent toys

To ensure patient safely and privacy, community members are not permitted to directly distribute items to patient rooms.

Items we Accept for our Patients

Items we Accept for our Parents

TO DONATE: Please contact Ryan Jennings by phone at 314-678-6622 or email at

Click HERE to learn more about the Child Life department.