Thank you for your willingness to give to the children we serve at Hasbro Children's Hospital. We appreciate your flexibility in order for us to provide the very best items for hospitalized patients.

Donating Online

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

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Items Needed

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
  • Infant/Toddler socks
  • Empty backpacks

For School-Age Children:

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

For Teens:  

  • Mini iPods
  • Music CDs (non-violent)
  • Sports team clothing (especially New England teams)
  • DVDs - new releases rated PG and PG-13
  • Bath and body products (male and female)
  • Arts and crafts kits
  • Empty backpacks

Dropping Off Gifts

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

Please call the child life services office at 401-444-8279 prior to dropping off gifts or donations.

Thank you so much for including the patients at Hasbro Children's Hospital in your generosity. We deeply appreciate that you have made the days brighter for our patients.

Holiday donations can be dropped off on Wednesday, December 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and/or Thursday, December 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Family Resource Center.

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.

For more information about donations to child life services please call Karen Swartz at 401-444-5613.