Gifts to Buy From the Donation Wish List

  • Amazon, Target, & Walmart Gift Cards
  • Boppy Pillows
  • Teethers & Soft Plush Rattles
  • Soft Crinkle Books
  • Plastic Infant/Toddler Musical Light Up/Vibrating Toys (i.e. V-Tech, Fisher-Price)
  • Plastic Links
  • Textured Blocks or Balls
  • Soft Rubber Toy Vehicles
  • Toy Medical Play Kits (Fisher-Price)
  • Dolls Representing Diversity (Skin Tone, Ability, Gender), (Plastic Body Preferred) & Action Figures
  • LEGO sets
  • Basic Art Supplies: Markers, Crayons, Colored Pencils, Coloring Books, Adult Coloring Books, Slime Kits, Playdough Kits, Kinetic Sand & Craft Kits
  • Model Kits (Cars, Planes, Boats)
  • Sketch Pads & Drawing Pencils
  • Journals (No spirals)
  • Bubbles
  • Fidgets (Stress Balls, Wacky Tracks, Pop-its)
  • Board Games
  • Cards: Uno, Skip-Bo, Phase Ten, Playing Cards
  • Board Books
  • Pop-up & I-Spy Books
  • Teen DVDs
  • New Fingernail Polish


Donations of new children’s books are welcome. We especially need: I Spy books, board books, new coloring books, new crossword and word search books.

The following types of materials are NOT acceptable: encyclopedias, textbooks, news magazines over a year old, books or magazines with adult themes, religious themes, violent themes, or scary characters.

Let Us Do the Shopping

You can let us do the shopping by making a contribution to:

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation
P.O. Box 16810
Columbus, OH 43216-6810

If you would like us to purchase items from the Wish List, please indicate that your donation is for the Child Life Fund.

Donation Drop-Off Instructions

All 2021 holiday donations will require a scheduled appointment.

For donations in November and December, check the Wish List page for scheduling and drop-off details.

Please contact us at (614) 722-3635 if you have any questions about donations.

Nationwide Children's Hospital is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. (EIN: 31-1036370).