Our Wish List for Item Donations

Purchase our most-needed items from the list below and schedule a drop-off time, or visit our Amazon WishList and have your donation delivered directly to Norton Children’s Hospital. A detailed wish list by unit or playroom is available by request. Call the foundation at (502) 629-8060 or email foundations@nortonhealthcare.org for more information.

  • Gift cards
    • Restaurants: Panera, Jimmy John’s, Starbucks, pizza
    • Entertainment: Amazon, iTunes
    • Basic needs: gas stations, Target, Walmart, Walgreens, Kroger
  • Plastic infant/toddler toys
    • Rattles
    • Teethers
    • Light-up/musical toys
    • Links
    • Oball toys
  • Sound machines and crib soothers
  • Star projector
  • Card games:
    • Playing cards
    • Phase 10
    • Uno
    • Skip-Bo
  • Legos
  • Matchbox cars
  • Play-Doh and tools
  • Crayola brand markers, crayons, colored pencils and small sharpeners
  • Elmer’s brand liquid school glue
  • School/craft scissors
  • Pretend doctor and medical kits
  • Bubbles
  • Video games and accessories
  • No mature-rated games
    • xBox 360, no Kinect games
    • xBox One games
    • xBox One controllers
  • Nerf
  • Storage containers
    • Sterilite 6-quart clear storage box with lid
    • Sterilite 16-quart clear storage box with lid
  • Scrapbooking supplies
    • 12-by-12-inch scrapbooks
    • Stickers, especially baby boy, baby girl and doctor/medical
    • Specialty scrapbook paper, especially baby boy, baby girl and doctor/medical
  • Strathmore drawing pads
  • Artist canvases
  • Adult coloring books

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