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Child Life Donations at NYU Winthrop Hospital

Child Life Services at NYU Winthrop Hospital accepts donations of new and unwrapped items and gift cards for hospitalized children and their families. Child Life donations help to calm fears, facilitate play, and minimize the stress and loneliness that can be part of a child’s hospital experience.

If you are interested in making a donation, please contact Child Life Services at 516-663-2761.

Child Life Services Wish List

** We are in need of these items most**


  • Infant/toddler toys
  • Rattles
  • Wooden puzzles
  • Cars, trucks, or airplanes
  • Blocks
  • Board books
  • Light up toys
  • Musical toys
  • Stuffed animals (must still have tags on them)


  • Matchbox cars
  • Trains
  • Dolls (including Barbies)
  • Puzzles (up to 100 pieces)
  • Dinosaurs
  • Character figures (Spiderman, Power Rangers, Princesses, Dora, etc.)
  • DVDs (Bob the Builder, Dora, Disney, etc.)
  • Dr. Suess books


  • Small arts and crafts kits
  • Legos
  • Hand-held video games


  • DVDs (action, comedy, etc.)
  • PS3 games
  • Xbox 360 games
  • Journals
  • Brain teaser games
  • Playing cards
  • Gift cards

Arts and Crafts

  • Crayons
  • Glue
  • Markers
  • Scissors
  • Play-doh
  • Coloring books
  • Arts and craft kits
  • Sand art supplies