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Children’s Cancer Center Donation Wish List

Thank you for making a donation of items to brighten the lives of kids and teens receiving care at the children’s cancer center at St. Luke's MSTI. Your gifts truly make a difference.

To protect the health and safety of our patients, please ensure your item(s) meet these guidelines before making a donation. The guidelines include delivery instructions as well.


  • Small stuffed animals with fabric eyes
  • Plastic or board books in English and Spanish
  • Stacking toys
  • Light up musical toys

Toddlers and Preschoolers

  • Shape sorters, pop-up toys
  • Sturdy toys with few parts
  • Stuffed animals
  • Stickers
  • Play-Doh (name brand, please)
  • Preschool age games and card games (Chutes and Ladders, Candy Land, Hi Ho Cherry O, Old Maid, Go Fish, etc.)
  • Dinosaurs
  • Large, hard plastic animals
  • Little People toys
  • 24-piece puzzles
  • Fubbles no-spill bubble tumblers

School-age Children

  • Lego sets for boys and girls
  • Art sets, art supplies
  • Craft kits
  • Board games (Monopoly, Sorry, Life, Connect Four, etc.)
  • Card games with a coated finish (Uno, Skip Bo, Spot It, etc.)
  • 12-inch all plastic action figures
  • Hot Wheels cars
  • Large cars and trucks
  • Play doctor kits/toys
  • Velvet posters, coloring books
  • Crayola crayons and markers
  • Robot/STEM activity kits
  • Puzzles, 300 pieces or less
  • Spanish/bilingual toys


  • Gift cards in $10 increments (iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Target, Barnes and Noble, Dutch Bros, Starbucks, Chick-Fil-A, Sephora, Ulta, Game Stop, movie theaters)
  • Playing cards (with a coated finish)
  • Board games (Apples to Apples, Yahtzee, Phase 10 Dice, Blokus, etc.)
  • Artist quality markers, colored pencils, etc.
  • Intricate coloring books
  • Hair chalk
  • Portable Bluetooth speakers
  • Team spirit wear (BSU Broncos, Vandals, Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos, etc.)
  • Water bottles (Hydroflask, Camel Bak, etc.)
  • Over the ear headphones (Beats, etc.)
  • Earbuds
  • Lawn games (corn hole, ladderball, etc.)
  • Tickets to local attractions
  • Remote control cars/drones
  • New video games (rated T and under)
  • Stretched canvases for painting
  • Acrylic paints in small bottles and paint brushes


  • New release DVDs rated PG-13 and under
  • Gift bags with wide bottoms
  • Quart and gallon zip-lock baggies
  • Pajama sets or soft pant/t-shirt sets size 2T-10 
  • Gift cards for Amazon, Target, Wal-Mart for purchase of unique/specific patient needs throughout the year

Additional items can be found by visiting our Amazon wish list.

Clothing, Homemade Items, and Craft Projects

  • Underwear, size 3 and up
  • Pajama sets size 2T and up
  • Bibs
  • Quilts/fleece blankets* 
  • Tote bags*
  • Handmade fun-print pillow cases*
  • Pillowcases (newly made, unused, clean, free of pins and odors) - View easy instructions for making pillowcases 
  • Fleece blankets (newly made, unused, clean, free of pins and odors)
  • Medical play dolls - View patterns and instructions 
  • Decoration and craft kits for patients to assemble in the hospital
    • Please do: 
      • Place all items in plastic zip storage bags
      • Include craft instructions and a photo of the finished product (optional) so the kids know what to do
      • Pre-cut all paper into the needed shapes and sizes including small things like silhouettes, eyes, teeth, dots, stripes, etc. 
    • Please do not:
      • Include glue, glitter, paint or scissors in the kits
      • Include items with latex, which can be found in balloons, rubber gloves, bracelet kits and craft foam; some of our patients are allergic to latex and it is not allowed in the hospital
*High-use items are bolded and marked with an asterisk. If donating, please consider these items first.

Food Donations for Shared Family Kitchens

  • SpaghettiOs, canned ravioli, chili
  • Mac and cheese cups, instant rice cups, Cup Noodles 
  • Applesauce, pudding cups, Jell-O, etc. 
  • Crackers, chips, popcorn, snack mixes, pretzels, peanuts, raisins, cookies
  • Granola bars, Nutri-Grain bars, pop tarts
  • Fruit snacks, dried fruit, fruit leather, fruit cups, applesauce cups
  • Juice boxes, Capri Sun
  • Instant oatmeal