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Toy Drive Wish List

While we are so grateful for our generous community and all they do for KCH, we are also unable to accept drop-off donations at this time. If you would like to support the Child Life program during the COVID-19 pandemic, please make a financial donation here so that we can order the supplies we need.

Thank you so much for your interest in donating items to support the kids of Kentucky Children’s Hospital.

Your donation helps ensure that the children and families in our care have toys and other fun items to play with while they are in the hospital.

Please make sure that any items donated are new and in original packages.

We will not be able to accept any of the below items:

  • Used stuffed animals, books or coloring items.
  • Flowers or live plants/ edible items.
  • Latex balloons.
  • Candles, sharp instruments or harmful objects.
  • Mature rated games/ movies.
  • Any items with religious sayings, symbols, etc.

Please contact the Child Life department at or 859-323-6551 to arrange your donation drop-off. Donations are accepted weekdays between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

  • Preschool

    • Baby dolls (all ethnicities)
    • Board games
    • Disney character Items
    • Hot Wheel/Matchbox cars/tracks
    • Play-doh, Play-doh kits
    • Wooden puzzles
    • Tea sets, play food
    • Fisher Price toys, Little Tykes toys
    • Pretend play kits (tools, music, medical)
  • School-age children

    • Non-violent action figures/superheroes
    • Barbie dolls
    • Baby dolls (hard-bodied for cleaning purposes)
    • Board games (Life, Monopoly, Battle Ship, etc.)
    • Card games (Uno, Skipbo, Phase Ten, etc.)
    • Craft sets, kits, wooden objects to paint
    • Lego kits (Star Wars, Superhero, etc.)
    • Nerf toys
    • Remote-controlled toys and cars
  • Teens: (High Need)

    • Journals and notebooks
    • Puzzle books
    • Nail polish, makeup, bath lotions
    • Jewelry
    • Complex lego kits, craft kits
    • Nerf ball sets
    • Model cars, paint, glue
    • Sports balls
    • Board games
    • CD players/ MP3 players with headphones, speakers
    • Water bottles or fun straw cups
    • Sports team items (clothing, hats, etc.)
  • Playroom/Child Life department supplies

    • Gift cards to Meijer, Wal-Mart and Amazon
    • Mini bubbles
    • Spin lights
    • Squeeze balls
    • Play-doh
    • Craft kits
    • Paint brushes
    • Coloring books
    • Crayons
    • Markers
    • Colored pencils
    • DVD movies (popular cartoons/ ratings of G, PG & PG-13)