Contribute Supplies

We welcome donations of supplies for individual and group activities, stocking our hospital playrooms, and providing gifts to patients.

Important: For safety purposes, please avoid the following items: Stuffed animals, handmade items, food, toy guns, knives, candy, cloth body dolls, balloons, porcelain dolls, VHS movies, soap or bubble mixtures, used items of any kind and ride-on toys. 

Do not gift wrap items.

Ship items to:

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

Contributing Supplies List 

To select specific items recommended by St. Jude departments, search the Charity List on Amazon. These items will be shipped directly to St. Jude

Below are examples of the type of items that are needed for patients and families:   

  • Barbies/Action Figures
    Patients enjoy a multicultural variety of barbies, Ken dolls and accessories. In addition, all Action Figures are always loved.
  • LEGO kits
    Small LEGO kits are enjoyed by patients while inpatient or staying in our housing facilities, so a variety of kits are in high demand. Medium to large kits are provided to patients for special occasions.
  • Activity books
    Teens and parents enjoy a variety of activity books such as word searches, crossword, sudoku and adult coloring books. Hispanic language books are also in high demand.
  • Card games
    Card games such as Uno or Skip Bo come in handy for families spending time on our inpatient floors. 
  • Small-sized toys (boy and girls)
    Small toys can provide a little happy for patients. Examples include LOL Dolls, My Little Pony, Minecraft figures, Squishy, small trucks and Hot Wheels cars.
  • Play-Doh brand toys
    Waiting for an appointment or talking to a Child Life Specialist makes things easier when Play-Doh is available. Accessories are also accepted.     
  • Teen items:
    Our teen population are in need of items, including ear buds, phone charges and nail polish.

Gift Cards

Gift cards are also helpful ways to help teens and families.   

  • Amazon
  • Best Buy
  • Gaming Cards
  • Gas Cards
  • Google Play
  • International Pre-paid Phone Cards (must not be required to purchase a phone in order to use the card.) 
  •  iTunes/Apple
  • Starbucks
  • Target
  • Walgreens or CVS
  • Walmart
  • Pre-paid Visa, American Express, or Mastercard 

If you have questions, please call donor services at 1-800-822-6344. 

From all the families at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, thank you for your kindness, concern and generosity.

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