Help provide a bit of normalcy to the hospital experience

Non-monetary donations


Getting pokes and prods, waiting for surgery, and dealing with the day-to-day at a hospital can be challenging for anyone—but especially a child.

At BC Children’s Hospital, there’s a program that helps provide a bit of normalcy to the hospital experience. The Child and Youth Therapeutic Services team incorporates play and other fun activities into a child’s care to maintain their well-being and promote healing.

To do their best work, the team counts on having the right tools. While they welcome any toys and gifts that are on their wish list, it’s even better if they can do the shopping to ensure their inventory of toys meets the needs of the wide range of ages they care for.

Please note due to infection control guidelines and allergies, we cannot accept used or handmade items, or any stuffed or plush animals.

Bringing gifts to BC Children’s Hospital

To arrange drop off of any non-monetary donations, please contact the Patient Experience team at BC Children’s Hospital who can assist in facilitating and exploring donation requests. They can be reached by email or toll free 1.844.874.3267.

Alternatively, please consider one of the following options for your donation:


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