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Children’s Cancer Clinic Donation Wish List

Thank you for making a donation of items to brighten the lives of kids and teens receiving care at St. Luke's Children’s Cancer Institute. 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 3T and up
  • Pajama sets size 2T and up
  • Bibs
  • Quilts/fleece blankets (newly made, unused, clean, free of pins and odors)
  • Handmade fun-print pillow cases (newly made, unused, clean, free of pins and odors) - View easy instructions for making pillowcases 
  • 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:
      • Please do not include items with latex, which can be found in balloons and rubber gloves, as 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

For safety reasons, food donations must be individually wrapped, single-serving items in containers with lot numbers, and not past the expiration date. We cannot accept any homemade food items.

  • 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