Toy Donations

See the list of toys that can and cannot be donated to Shriner’s Hospitals for Children-St. Louis.  They are also in need of items for teenagers such as makeup bags, nail polish, Axe gift sets, ear buds, and gift cards. Toys can be donated now through December 14. The toys will be  delivered to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children-St. Louis before Christmas.  Spread the word about this toy drive to your friends and family also.  Donated items can dropped at the Temple Monday through Friday, during business hours.  All items must be new and unopened.  Thank you in advance for you generosity to put smiles on these children’s faces

For individuals or groups wishing to purchase specific items, we are most in need of the items below. Please Keep in mind that 50% of our patients are teenagers ages 11-18.


We can Accept Recently Purchased/ Brand New

  • Board Games
  • Playing Cards
  • Hair and Nail Care Sets
  • Make up sets
  • Bath and body sets
  • Individual and Gift Sets of Axe, Adidas or Old Spice
  • Professional Sports apparel with team logos (caps or tshirts adult sizes)
  • Gift cards to Wal-Mart, Target, Amazon or popular fast food restaurants
  • Holiday items prior to the holiday
  • Batteries (9vold, AA and AAA alkaline batteries)
  • Earbuds or headphones
  • Infant and Preschool toys
  • Dolls and Barbies (all races)
  • Popular character toys
  • Matchbox car sets
  • Lego kits
  • Coloring books or activity books
  • Crayons
  • Art supplies
  • Backpacks or sports bags
  • Fleece tie blankets in small quantities of 4 bags or less (Patients love fleece tie blankets they are their #1 preference!)

We cannot accept

  • Used Toys
  • Used Stuffed animals
  • Beanie Babies
  • Dollar store toys
  • Any type of toy gun
  • Large blankets/quilts/afghans
  • Pillow cases
  • VCR tapes
  • Books/comic books
  • Sports collector/trading cards
  • Collectible postage stamps
  • Greeting cards (new or used)
  • Campbells soup labels
  • Large ride-on items
  • Holiday items after holidays
  • School notebooks, paper, scissors, erasers
  • Used medical equipment
  • Personal colelctions of any kind (cars, dolls, bears, beanies, babies, figurines, ect.)
  • General items (new or used)