How You Can Help
Volunteer Your TimeThe Recreation Therapy and Child Life department trains and supervises a dedicated group of volunteers who assist patients and families with activities in the central play areas as well as at the bedside. Please contact Volunteer Services for more information.
- Due to our infection control policy and to protect the privacy of our patients, we do not allow groups to personally distribute gifts to children. Donations are distributed to the children by hospital staff.
- Due to our infection control policy, stuffed / cloth toys and animals must be brand new with the tags still on them.
- Homemade food items or unwrapped candy cannot be accepted.
- Toys should not be wrapped as presents.
Help spread holiday cheer by purchasing gifts for children and families at Packard Children's Hospital.
We greatly appreciate gift cards - they allow us to shop for items that we need the most!
To Make a Monetary Gift
Your can donate monetary gifts by visiting supportLPCH.org and entering "Child Life" in the gift designation box.
To Donate Toys and Supplies
We would prefer gift cards to purchase supplies throughout the year from:
wish list at Amazon.com.
Please follow the guidelines above if you would like to make a donation of new toys.
Please contact one of our Hospital Auxiliaries to donate the following items:
- Used toys
- Used stuffed animals
- Sports cards
- Hats and clothing
- Used books and videos