Rady Children's Hospital Wish List

November 14, 2019

What do the kids at Rady Children's Hospital want/need the most? 

We've taken the guessing work out of the equation. Here's Rady Children's Hospital official wish list. They are currently most in need of infant and toddler toys.

  • New release DVDs (G, PG or PG-13)
  • Infant items (rattles and/or teething toys in original packaging)
  • Toddler items (musical and pop-up toys)
  • Preschool/school age items (Fisher Price medical play kits, princess/non-violent superhero action figures)
  • LEGOS (boys and girls, all ages)
  • Play-Doh, Crayola crayons, Crayola art supplies
  • Teen items (books/journals, headphones, remote cars, nail polish kits, $5 and $10 gift cards to Target, Best Buy, Starbucks, etc.)
  • E&T-rated electronic games (Nintendo, Wii, Play Station 3 & 4, Xbox 360 in original packaging)
  • Board/card games (UNO, Headbanz, Apples to Apples, Jenga, Sorry, Don’t Break the Ice)

It's also good to know that there are some items that the hospital cannot accept. A list of those items is below.

  • Used items
  • Food or candy
  • Plush and cloth animals/toys, including Beanie Babies
  • Books and toys with violent and/or religious themes (guns, swords, military-themed toys)
  • Latex balloons
  • Video games that are not "E" or "T" rated
  • Movies rated "R"
  • Get well cards
  • Any handmade, knitted, sewn or wooden items
  • Oversized items, e.g. bikes, skateboards or surfboards