In-kind donations

Published On 10/18/2013

Thanks for your interest in making an in-kind donation to Le Bonheur. Here is information about the items we are able to accept and delivery instructions.

To ensure that we will be able to use donated items, please review our requirements:

  • Due to Infection Prevention and allergies, we can only accept new (and unused) items.
  • We are in continual need of items spanning all ages (especially infants, toddlers and adolescents), gender and cultures.
  • Items must also be:
    • Latex free
    • In original packaging
    • Free from themes depicting violence, weaponry or political agenda

Delivering Donations

Items should be delivered to the main entrance of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital at 848 Adams Ave., Memphis, Tenn.

No appointment necessary.

Child Life is available from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Le Bonheur Wish List

Infants & Toddlers

My First Baby Doll
Cause & effect toys
Musical & light up toys *
Shape sorters
Stacking & nesting toys
Soft vinyl books & board books
Plastic links
Large Legos & soft blocks
Rattles & teething rings
Lullaby CDs
Large-piece puzzles with knobs

Preschool Age

Light spinners *
Beanie Babies & stuffed animals *
Individual-size bubbles *
Blocks, puzzles & trucks (e.g., Tonka)
Playdoh *
Baby dolls
Toy medical kits
Play tools
Action figures, little people, farm animals & dinosaurs

School Age

Dolls & Barbies (all cultures)
Cars & trucks *
Action heroes
Puzzles (max. 50 – 100 pieces)
I-Spy books *


New fingernail polish, make-up & lotion
Sports balls *
Gift cards ($5 or $10) *
Journals, diaries & sketch pads
Puzzle books (e.g., Sudoku, crossword)
Remote control cars and airplanes

Supplies for Creative Activities

Paints, markers, colored pencils & crayons
Art sets: ink stamping kits, stickers, painting kits, wood kits, bead & modeling clay, etc.
New coloring books *


Card games (e.g., Uno, Phase 10 & blink)
Video games (rated E, E10+ or Teen)

* indicates high need items

Vehicle Donation

Donating a Car

We can accept vehicle donations through V-dac. Visit the V-Dac website for more information about how you can support Le Bonheur Children's through a vehicle donation.