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    We at Hasbro Children’s Hospital appreciate your generous consideration of the children we serve during this holiday season. We appreciate your flexibility in order for us to provide the very best items for our hospitalized patients.

    Donating Online

    Please consider making a donation to the Child Life Holiday Fund at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. We use these donations to provide gifts and activities for patients. To donate online, be sure to type in "Child Life Holiday Fund" in the "Comments" section when making a donation through our online form.

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    Items Needed

    The children who remain in the hospital on Christmas Day are very ill and we are very careful about giving them appropriate gifts to enjoy during their illness and recovery. Because of this, we can only accept the following items (no substitutes, please):  

    Gift certificates are especially appreciated and can be used for all ages. Some examples include:

    • Showcase Cinemas
    • IMAX Theatre
    • Dick's Sporting Goods
    • Sports Authority
    • Old Navy
    • Gap
    • Target
    • Wal-Mart
    • Barnes and Noble
    • Bath and Body Works
    • Toys R Us
    • iTunes

    You are also welcome to donate specific items. All gifts must be new and unwrapped.

    For Infants:  

    • Infant/Toddler board books
    • Musical, sound and light toys
    • Toddler hat/mitten sets

    For School-Age Children:

    • Arts and crafts kits
    • Music CDs (non-violent)
    • DVDs - new releases rated G and PG

    For Teens:  

    • Mini iPods
    • Music CDs (non-violent)
    • Sports team clothing (especially New England Teams, shirt sizes M, XL and 4X)
    • DVDs - new releases rated PG and PG-13
    • Bath and body products (male and female)
    • Arts and crafts kits

    Dropping Off Gifts

    Gifts must be delivered to a child life staff member for security reasons. All gifts must be unwrapped.

    There will only be two drop off dates for holiday gifts:  

    • Monday, December 22, 2014, 12 - 6 p.m.
    • Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    Drop-off location: Hasbro Children's Hospital Family Resource Center. The Family Resource Center is inside the Hasbro Children's Hospital entrance that is up the main driveway/circle to Rhode Island Hospital from the Eddy Street side.
    Directions to the hospital (via Google Maps)  

    Thank You for Your Generosity This Holiday Season!

    Thank you so much for including the patients at Hasbro Children's Hospital in your generosity. We deeply appreciate your efforts to make the season brighter for our patients.

    For more information about donations to child life services at Hasbro Children's Hospital please call Marianne Cooney at 401-444-8279.