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 Patient Wish List - Making Donations 

Donations may be dropped off at the SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Foundation office anytime between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Infection control and patient privacy measures prevent us from allowing members of the community to distribute donations directly to patient rooms.

Contact Steven Sartin for more information regarding donations.

Steven Sartin, Community Outreach Coordinator
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation
Phone Number: 314-678-6622

Print this list and Steven's contact information [PDF]

For the health and safety of our patients, we cannot accept the following:

  • No food, beverages or candy
  • No guns, swords or other violent toys
  • No products containing latex, toxic/lead based paints, or glass
  • No religion-themed items
  • No stuffed animals (unless they are brand new and in a sealed package)
  • No used toys or gift-wrapped items

Items for All Ages

* denotes items that are most popular with our patients.

  • Anything Cardinals*
  • Arcade game (bubble hockey or skeeball)
  • Board games (toddlers to teens)
  • Books (toddlers to teens)*
  • Bubbles*
  • Disco balls/lava lamps
  • Disposable cameras
  • Gift cards: Target, Old Navy, Toys ‘r Us, etc.*
  • I Spy books or any seek and find books or games*
  • Jigsaw Puzzles (toddlers to teens)
  • Large gift bags (for patient birthdays)
  • Nail polish and remover*
  • Party blowers/whistles/kazoos*
  • Removable Wall Stickers*
  • Socks (infant to adult sizes)
  • Travel-size toiletries*
  • Underwear (toddler to teen)
  • Video and Media
    • CD Walkmans/mp3 players
    • DVD or VHS recent movies*
    • Hand-held video games
    • Laptop Computers*
    • Popular Music CDs
    • Relaxing music CDs*
    • Video game systems and games (“E” rated)

Items for Infants and Toddlers

* denotes items that are most popular with our patients.

  • Baby swings
  • Bath tub toys: boats, rubber ducks, squirt toys
  • Bouncy seats
  • Bumbo seats
  • Crib gyms
  • Infant mirrors*
  • Magnetic letters (refrigerator toys and letters)
  • Mats
  • Mobiles*
  • Music boxes for baby cribs
  • Rattles*
  • Sunglasses in child sizes
  • Teething Rings*
  • Toys that light up or make music*

Items for School-Aged Children

* denotes items that are most popular with our patients.

  • Action figures
  • Baby dolls (all ethnicities)*
  • Books that make sounds
  • Bratz Dolls, Polly Pockets, Littlest Pet Shop
  • Cars and trucks
  • Coloring books*
  • Construction paper/ sketch pads
  • Crayons, markers, colored pencils, paint
  • Glue sticks*
  • Legos* and other building blocks/sets
  • Musical instruments
  • Play-Doh and Moon Sand
  • Play jewelry, stick on earrings, dress-up games
  • Remote control cars without cords*
  • Scissors*
  • Stickers
  • View-Masters

Items for Teens

* denotes items that are most popular with our patients.

  • Alphabet beads and glass beads*
  • Art Kits: beads, sand art and jewelry*
  • Decks of playing cards*
  • Dry erase boards
  • Elastic cord and clasps (for jewelry making)
  • Fuzzy Posters (velvet with markers)*
  • Gel Pens
  • Indoor dart boards
  • Journals
  • Nerf indoor basketball hoops*
  • Paint by Numbers*
  • Phase Ten
  • Scrabble
  • Scrapbooking materials
  • Skip-BO*
  • Snap together models (all skill levels)
  • UNO*
  • Wood crafts to paint

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