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Donate Toys to St. Jude Patients

How to Donate Toys and Supplies

As you consider ways to donate to St. Jude, we thank you for your kindness. You can mail donations to the hospital:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Attn: NMO (Non-Monetary Operations)
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105

If you have questions, please call 1-800-822-6344 and we will assist you.


Items St. Jude cannot accept

  • Food
  • Stuffed animals
  • Used items
  • Ride-on items (including battery operated)
  • Homemade/handmade items
  • Water toys
  • Online material, websites, YouTube videos, apps
  • Art pieces
  • Camp/retreat offers
  • Jewelry

Items needed year-round


General Needs

  • Knit caps (not handmade)- all sizes
  • Backpacks- all sizes 
  • Ear strap extenders/ear protector for masks
  • Books- board, coloring, activity
  • Journals
  • Puzzles- all ages 

Arts & Craft 

  • Crayola colored pencils 
  • Crayola washable markers- broad and fine line 
  • Fabrics, pre-cut packs
  • Paint sets 


  • Rattles (no cloth)
  • Teething Rings 
  • Pacifiers
  • Toys- sensory, light up
  • Shape sorters


  • Dinosaur toys
  • Interactive Toys- cars, trucks, books
  • Dolls
  • Pretend play- food, electronic, medical, cleaning

School Age

  • Barbies & Kens
  • Action Figures 
  • Lego- 250 pieces or less 
  • Cars and trucks
  • Hard body baby dolls 


  • Wireless earbuds and headphones
  • Universal chargers and blocks
  • Adapters for iPhone, USB-C
  • Card games
  • Fidget and sensory toys
  • Rubik’s cubes
  • Beauty Kits- nail polish, makeup, hair
  • Craft kits- beading, knitting/crochet, embroidery 
  • Books- riddle, mind puzzle, word search, sudoku